This makes the most of your small balcony. Apartment balcony gardens can be created using stack planters, railing planters, vertical wall planters, and hanging baskets.
Small balconies are ideal for herb growing. Herbs provide nourishment as well as a crisp green appearance. Sage, thyme, rosemary, and basil are all excellent choices.
Terracotta and ceramic pots are heavier than rice pots, plastic, fiberglass, or cloth grow bags with lightweight soil mixes.
Watering roof plants is a long way off. Drip irrigation or self-watering pots may be suitable. Purchase a watering can that can be filled in the bathtub.
Wind is stronger at higher elevations, which can quickly dry out plants. Winds are deflected and climbing vines are supported by lattice or wire trellises. It adds privacy.
Small gardens require attention. Another reason to use self-watering pots or drip irrigation is because container plants need more water than ground plants.
Unless you want to spend a lot of money, avoid buying pre-grown plants. Purchase or borrow seeds. Nurseries are getting rid of their seed flats.
Coffee tins may be cut into appealing containers. Only potting dirt is expensive. Because regular "dirt" causes disease and may inhibit plant growth.