19 Railing Planter Ideas For Making Small Balcony Gardens

Balcony is a quite precious outdoor living space for any city dweller. There you can read a book, enjoy a mug of tea or coffee and take a nap. So, such a spot like your balcony shoud be got well decorated. Having some plants in a balcony is always a hit idea as they easily turn your balcony into a peaceful and natural place to live. However, most balconies are small, narrow and long, and there isn’t much space to hold your full-sized garden. Luckily, railing planters will be the coolest idea to rock, they will save all the possible space and greet you with blooming flowers and green plants. They form a tiny garden that increase the charm of your balcony.

Although you can buy ready-made, recycled tin cans or other plastic containers or even shoe organizers and gutters are all great used as unique railing planters too.

Which plants will be suitable for railing pots? There are many flowers and plants grow well in planters, such as geraniums, clematis, Petunias, Snapdragon, Ornamental Grass and Creeping Jenny. If your balcony is not sunny, growing shade-tolerant plants like coleus would be fine. Low maintenance succulents are another ideal plants too. In addition, herbs in your railing garden infuse aroma in your balcony. And more, planting dwarf vegetables like cherry tomatoes, peas, carrots and greens is possible in your balcony railing planters. Take a look at the below picture examples:

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