Are you decorating a balcony space? There are many ways you can express yourself and your style in a small balcony container garden. You can have a zen garden, a southwest garden, hummingbird and butterfly garden, recycled and repurposed garden, a kitchen garden, modern garden, and the list goes on. Decide your style, and get inspiration by looking through images on the web and in garden design books.
Start your design inspiration here with these 10 beautiful balcony container garden photos!
An important element of balcony garden design is gardening upward so you can maximize your space. Photo by J. Feuchter.
Keeping your plants in the same type of container (terra cotta color here) helps keep your garden looking simple and less cluttered and busy. Photo by Boboroshi.
Small personal touches like pieces of art and sculptures help make your garden your own. Photo by Thirteenthbat.
When growing container plants on a balcony, you can allow plants to drape down over the side of the balcony. Photo by Beatrice Murch.
Plantings can be quite beautiful even when confined to small spaces, like this small windowbox herb garden hanging on a balcony. Photo by Suzette Pauwels.
Italy is known for its beautiful balcony gardens. Buildings with a lot of character look wonderful even with just a few simple flowers hanging off of the balcony.
Herb and vegetable gardens don't need a lot of space - just a few containers is all you need. Photo by Maggie Hoffman.
Some urban balconies have a lot of sun. If you're not as lucky, there are many plants that do well in shade. Photo by Boboroshi
If you find your own style and grow healthy plants suited for containers, you will be able to create a wonderful garden in no time! Photo by Suzette Powels.