Grow Fruit and Veggies on Condo Balcony

Hi, My condo balcony is facing northeast and I know i’m limited to certain fruits and vegetables to grow. I want to know what I can grow in my situation thanks…

Containers on balconies/perennials

I have a south facing balcony on the 7th floor. Is it possible to have perennials in pots and successfully overwinter them? and if so, which ones are best suited for this purpose?…

In Search of Vegetable Seedlings

Hi! I am searching for a place that will potentially sell vegetable seedlings to me this late into the season. I am working on a project to grow some lettuce and kale on my friend’s condo balcony. i understand that…

Quick Privacy Hedge

Hi there, I live in Toronto and wanted to plant a quick privacy hedge in container(s) (I live in a condo so it’s an urban garden). I have tried emerald cedars and they worked great for the first 2 years;…

Shady balcony

I think it’s just wishful thinking, but hoping you may have an answer. I live in an apartment so only containers for me. I am looking for Zone 5 plants with the following: – perennial if possible – do well…

Annuals for Total Shade Containers

Our condo building in Hamilton has two 20” planters at our front entrance which we plant out with annuals. These planters are on the north side, under an overhang, in total shade. They’re also subject to strong winds. The soil…

Climbing Idea(s) for Pergola

I live in Zone 4. I have a deck 8 ft off the ground that gets high winds early in summer. I have a corner pergola on the deck and a large planter box below it. It’s south facing and…

Bugs on the Balcony

My husband and I have a thriving little garden on our 8th floor balcony. We are growing tomatoes, cucumber, vining beans, pole beans, radishes, zucchini, kale, and a variety of flowers and herbs. However, this year there has been so…

Balcony Flower Gardening

My balcony (14th floor) is long (70 ft. by 6ft.) facing south . Morning and early aft. sun. It gets extremely windy at times. Is it possible to have a nice flower arrangement under these conditions. It seems to me…

Balcony Garden

Hello, I live in Toronto and have a very large balcony (5′ x 20′) that I am determined to make into a successful garden. Unfortunately, last summer was my first year attempting to garden, and I made some mistakes that…