Perennial Garden on Balcony

(Question)

I live on the 11th floor in a condo in Brampton facing South .There is another building partially in front of mine . I do receive sun from the west and east. I live in Brampton.
Two years ago I attempted to plant a perennial garden with Clematis, rose Bush, TickSeed, and few other planters . I purchased containers that are meant for the winter, covered the plants with blankets, newspapers and mulch. Nothing survived.
I am so disappointed. Is there e any hope for a perennial garden ?

(Answer)

 

Thank you for contacting Toronto Master Gardeners regarding growing perennials successfully on a balcony.

As more and more gardeners are embracing growing plants on their balconies, we have had a number of enquiries about growing perennials in a balcony setting. Here are some excellent replies from our archives which will be of interest and help to your own venture:

http://www.torontomastergardeners.ca/askagardener/winterizing-insu…erennial-gardens/ ‎

http://www.torontomastergardeners.ca/askagardener/balcony-gardening-with-perennials/ ‎

As well we add the following for more information and references:

We wish you every success for a fruitful gardening season.