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Are you dreaming of an urban garden but just don’t have the suburban quarter acre? Your balcony, courtyard or even window box can offer you the perfect piece of real estate to get your green thumb on.
But I know what you’re thinking, my balcony is a windy, baking hot spot, nothing will grow! Well with some proper plant selection your balcony garden can thrive despite the micro climate.
Succulents, such as agave, are a great low maintenance and drought tolerant option for all pot sizes big and small. With the current trend of creating miniature gardens contained within glass containers known as terrariums, the options and styles are endless with designer succulents available at most nurseries. Mix and match styles to create arid landscapes with a variety of forms and textures.