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Balcony Gardens

Since I am an apartment dweller, gardening is not easy. But I got so sick of buying those $6 boxes of herbs at the grocery store, so I said enough! 125 more words


Balcony Gardening - Green Walls

First it was “Green Roofs” now it is “Green Walls” or Living Walls.   You can create an outdoor Green Wall on your balcony.

a couple of trellis… 212 more words

Container Gardening

Harvest Monday - July 20, 2015

There were a few days last week when I didn’t harvest anything – I couldn’t have cooked it, even if I could have harvested it, because my shoulder hurt too badly after my stupid little bicycle accident. 218 more words


I Swore I Wouldn't: A Balcony Garden Journey

I swore I wouldn’t try to grow tomato plants on our balcony again. That was about seven years ago. And I hadn’t grown ’em since. So imagine my surprise this year when all that changed. 596 more words

Construction And Repairs

Balcony gardening: where to start

If, like me, your attitude to home improvements  is to grab the first pot of paint to hand and chuck it everywhere, including the carpet, you might need to exercise a little restraint when greening up your balcony garden. 522 more words

Bumblebee buzz

Bumblebees are busy in my balcony.

The most frequent guest is Bombus terrestris (buff-tailed bumblebee). It is a common species often used in greenhouse pollination. 22 more words

Balcony Gardening

Harvest Monday Tuesday - July 13 14, 2015

I would have had plenty of time to post yesterday, since I’m on sick leave (bruised and scratched after a stupid little accident with my bicycle), but I got caught in a procrastination spiral… 351 more words