How to create a balcony garden

There’s nothing like relaxing on your balcony and enjoying a morning coffee or entertaining your friends and family with an evening BBQ. If you want to transform your balcony, check out this balcony garden guide.

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Add a vertical garden

Take a look at our range of vertical gardens and you’ll see just how easy it is to create one for yourself. All you need is some free space, the interlocking frames click together easily, making a fantastic wall of living colour and a great addition to your balcony garden.

Assortment of plants hung on a vertical garden setting on a balcony wall.

The best plants for your vertical

Vertical gardens are made up of individual pots, so it’s really up to you what type of plants you choose. Herbs work great, as do potted annuals, if your balcony gets a lot of shade, ferns could work here too. Visit the Nursery at your local Bunnings if you’d like some advice on which plants will work best on your balcony.

Create your own oasis with pots and plants

Another way to turn your balcony into a welcoming space is with potted plants of various sizes, colours and styles, providing your balcony has somewhere for the water to drain. Another added benefit of potting your plants is that you can take them with you wherever you go.

Balcony setting including arm chair, side table and plants in the background

Take a seat

Last but not least, add some outdoor furniture to complete your look. A comfy chair and a small table can help create the ideal urban balcony garden.

 

Check out some more great garden ideas or visit your local Bunnings.

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