26 amazing balcony gardens
Even the smallest of balconies can be transformed into a beautiful place to relax. This can easily be done using a variety of plants and flowers, miniature ponds, garden furniture and fairy lights.
Hanging baskets and pots designed for fastening onto balcony railings are perfect to get you started. Bamboo can also be used to create additional privacy.
For those that enjoy growing their own vegetables but have a very limited space, a vertical herb garden could be ideal, with trellis and climbing plants.
Whether you want a contemporary, modern, rustic or flower-filled garden, the following stunning balconies should give you some inspiration, with ideas for even the smallest of juliets.
1. Incredible Water Feature
If you are looking for something very spectacular, take a look at this Japanese style balcony with incredible water features.
2. Huge Floral Display
This sure would be aesthetically pleasing! Why not make the most of your space with an awesome floral display.
3. Floral Window Boxes
Only have a little space to play with? A floral window box would be ideal to display some colour on your smaller balcony.
4. Funky Comfy Balcony
Have you thought about some comfy furniture for the balcony area? Recharge the batteries with some downtime in this idyllic chill-out spot.
5. Symmetrical Floral Balcony
If you have a long balcony space that covers the whole width of your home. Make a beautiful symmetrical floral display that shows a real touch of style.
6. Pot Plants On The Balcony
Potted plants add a lovely touch of homeliness to your balcony, and are usually relatively inexpensive.
7. Contemporary Corner Sofa
Another choice of seating here, this could be perfect for smart modern balcony style.
8. Plant Paradise
Create a mini plant haven with a chilled out area with potted plants surrounding you.
9. Hanging Baskets On The Balcony
Hanging baskets create a great floral display wherever they are, but try using hanging baskets on your balcony.
10. Stylish Gravel Balcony
Gravel with stepping stones will give you a unique edge with your balcony. Get some modern furniture to top the look off!
11. Unique Plants And Decor
Look at designing something a little different, perhaps with bamboo shades and some quirky tropical plants.
12. Colour Coordinated Flowers
Lok to colour coordinate your floral display on your balcony to complement your balcony theme.
13. Overflowing Floral Balcony
Hour flowers pouring over the sides of the balcony. Great for our endangered bees and pleasing on the eye too!
14. Lattis/trellis Wall Fencing
Lattis or Trellis fencing would fit in with a lovely relaxed style of a balcony. The perfect look to fit in with those lazy sunny days on the balcony.
15. Multiple Balcony Design
You may have multiple balconies to work with. Check out this use of full-width balcony space.
16. Balcony Pond
A balcony pond and decking would be the talk of your house guests. Make an impression with something similar to this design.
17. Vertical Plants On The Wall
Perhaps some planting in a wall unit may work in your garden. Take a look at this design.
18. Ultimate City Greenspace
Your little piece of greenery would never be too far away with this idea!
19. Mixed Floral Displays
Change up your floral display and mix the colours and varieties of plants on your balcony up!
20. Rustic Balcony
Have you got a rustic balcony area which you want to make the most of? This look has a definite Mediterranean feel about it.
21. Futuristic Minimalist Balcony
This is something a little different. A minimalist balcony would be perfect for those that are a little time-poor and simply want to enjoy some time on the balcony in its purest form.
22. Outdoor Tanning Zone
Ok, this may be a little risky, what with the indifferent summers we have each year. But why not make the most of those sunny days we do get over here!
23. Outdoor Balcony Pool
Now, this may be one for the lottery winners. But if you have the money and space available, then this would be an incredible balcony addition!
24. Glass Balcony
If you have a sensational view that you want to make the most of, then this design is definitely for you.
25. Flower Beds On The Balcony
Container flower beds would be ideal for those short on space but have containers perfect for flower bed gardening!
26. Social Haven
Create a social space that is the envy of your guests and what better way to socialise than by getting your friends round for a summer barbecue!
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