My Balcony Garden


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I do have a rather large balcony but I am still limited in the amount of space I can use for my veggies and flowers. I thought I would show you a pic of my little balcony garden along with my cherry tomatoes which are doing wonderful. Trust me, I do miss my backyard garden but for now, this gives me a lot of pleasure and some veggies too:)
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Your balcony looks so pretty and tidy, I really like it:) . I'm sure that it's very pleasant to sit there and to take care of the plants. I love the one with little, yellow flowers that grows in a hanging basket.
 
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A little garden is much better than no garden at all! What is the lower of the two hanging plants? It looks very happy
 
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Your balcony looks so pretty and tidy, I really like it:) . I'm sure that it's very pleasant to sit there and to take care of the plants. I love the one with little, yellow flowers that grows in a hanging basket.

Thanks so much, Claudine. My balcony is a real joy to me and I love sitting out there amongst my plants. I will say that my cherry tomatoes never make it into the house because i eat them like candy. hehe.....

I'm not sure what the yellow flowers are because I bought them as you see them. There was no tag and I haven't looked them up.
 
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A little garden is much better than no garden at all! What is the lower of the two hanging plants? It looks very happy

You got that right. I am used to a larger backyard garden but we improvise when we have too....I really wish I could tell you the name of the hanging plant but when I bought it , there were no tags. It is very healthy and does seem to love the spot I put it:)
 
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You're very fortunate and blessed. It's no secret that I hate my current apartment and hope to move to a better apartment with a balcony where I can have a small balcony garden.
You're basically living my balcony garden dream. I know it's step down from the larger backyard garden that you're used to, but you're definitely blessed to have such a large balcony and such a great view of green grass and trees. It looks like you put a lot of love and care into setting up your garden and selecting the right spot for everything.
It looks great.
 
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You're very fortunate and blessed. It's no secret that I hate my current apartment and hope to move to a better apartment with a balcony where I can have a small balcony garden.
You're basically living my balcony garden dream. I know it's step down from the larger backyard garden that you're used to, but you're definitely blessed to have such a large balcony and such a great view of green grass and trees. It looks like you put a lot of love and care into setting up your garden and selecting the right spot for everything.
It looks great.


Thank you so much. I love my balcony garden but you aren't going to believe this. I will be moving the first of September and I will no longer have my wonderful balcony or a garden area. No matter how hard I improvise, I won't be able to do much other than have indoor plants.

I do hope you are able to fulfill your balcony garden dream and I hope it doesn't take too long:)
 
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Your balcony garden is suuuuper beautiful!!! I looooove your hanging plants!! Mind telling me what kind of plants are those?? You have the most splendid view over there... I just checked second picture again :) You're very lucky you live in front of such a nice place! If I ever get to live in an apartment (I think I might soon) I'd love to have a balcony garden like yours :)
 
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Thanks so much, Trellum. Unfortunately I just moved to another apartment. Although I do have a balcony, it is much smaller and I don't think i will have much in the way of flowers or plants next year. Maybe a couple of hanging plants but that will be it. I do miss my balcony and my balcony garden already:(
 
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What a lovely garden! I have potted plants on a balcony as well. How do you make sure that the plants have the right nutrients to grow? I am having a hard time growing healthy plants in the pots because the soil becomes depleted. Are you rotating your soil or your plants?
 
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Thanks so much, Trellum. Unfortunately I just moved to another apartment. Although I do have a balcony, it is much smaller and I don't think i will have much in the way of flowers or plants next year. Maybe a couple of hanging plants but that will be it. I do miss my balcony and my balcony garden already:(


So sorry that you had to move and that the balcony is smaller. I do hope that you will be able to find the room for a few plants and flowers. They will certainly cheer you up!
 
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What a lovely garden! I have potted plants on a balcony as well. How do you make sure that the plants have the right nutrients to grow? I am having a hard time growing healthy plants in the pots because the soil becomes depleted. Are you rotating your soil or your plants?

Thanks very much. Unfortunately I no longer have that beautiful balcony garden as I have moved to an apartment with a smaller balcony. I never had a problem with my plants growing. To be honest, I didn't do much with them except water, remove deadheads and basic maintenance. Perhaps it was the type of plants I grew. I never rotated my soil or did anything regarding nutrients. Maybe I just got lucky..lol...Sorry I can't be of more help..
 
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So sorry that you had to move and that the balcony is smaller. I do hope that you will be able to find the room for a few plants and flowers. They will certainly cheer you up!

If there is a will there is a way. I'm hoping by next year I will figure out a way to put some plants and flowers on the new balcony. Because this balcony has thinner rails than my last one, I have already started thinking about patio boxes that hang over the balcony. I think that may be my solution but you are right Shellyann, plants and flowers would definitely cheer me up:)
 
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If there is a will there is a way. I'm hoping by next year I will figure out a way to put some plants and flowers on the new balcony. Because this balcony has thinner rails than my last one, I have already started thinking about patio boxes that hang over the balcony. I think that may be my solution but you are right Shellyann, plants and flowers would definitely cheer me up:)


Where there is a will there is a way. I am sure you will figure it out. Even if you have to put up some hanging baskets that will be very nice!
 
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Where there is a will there is a way. I am sure you will figure it out. Even if you have to put up some hanging baskets that will be very nice!
Hanging baskets will probably be the way I have to go and maybe a few planter boxes. Trust me, I will find a way, my friend...hehe
 
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Hanging baskets will probably be the way I have to go and maybe a few planter boxes. Trust me, I will find a way, my friend...hehe

That is the spirit! I love the way planter boxes look. I can't wait to see some pictures when you get it situated! LOL
 
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Thanks so much, Trellum. Unfortunately I just moved to another apartment. Although I do have a balcony, it is much smaller and I don't think i will have much in the way of flowers or plants next year. Maybe a couple of hanging plants but that will be it. I do miss my balcony and my balcony garden already:(

Awww!! Too bad you had to move!! It looked like an amazing place to live, the garden balcony was great and the overall view was amazing! I hope you feel comfortable in the new place you're living in. It's never easy to move to a new place! It'll just take you a bit to get used to it :) Hang in there and keep rocking with your amazing photos!
 

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