Balcony Garden 2015

No Thyme to Waste

It’s that time of year again- time to get gardening. This year we’re trying a few new things including lettuces and peas. Last year was quite a success considering it was our first time doing this, so we’re more prepared this time with a bit of experience. We get about a half day of sun on our 18th floor east facing balcony, but it does get it’s fair share of wind. Sturdy or low lying plants are the most successful for us, including things can can be tied down. This year we’re starting things right with a much better heavy duty planting soil, and aiming for more trailing/climbing plants, to make things extra nice to look at even from inside the apartment. Most of our project is edible, but we’ll add a few flowers this year for asthetics.

It’s not quite done yet, but so far we’ve got: curly parsley, marjoram, sweet…

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