Today we’re off to Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, to visit Wema Mojar’s beautiful balcony garden.
Wema has transformed her tiny balcony space into a beautiful and productive garden. If you think you can’t have a garden because you don’t have the space, this post will prove you wrong!
One corner of the balcony is packed with plants both beautiful and edible. Wema has certainly created a much more beautiful sight than just a view of a parking lot!
One great way to make the most out of a small space is to go UP. Lifting this container up multiplies the space available to grow things. And I love the yellow creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’, Zones 3–9) tumbling over the edge.
Looking down a bit really shows how Wema has created a wall of greenery. And to make this space do even more work, Wema has mixed in edibles with the ornamentals. I see a pepper plant and a tomato plant growing along with the beautiful foliage and flowers.
Strawberries, beans, peppers, bunches of greens, carrots—and it looks like squash all growing happily! Ornamental sweet potato vines (Ipomoea batatas, Zones 9–11 or as annuals) are tucked in as well to add some color.
And in the back is a towering planting of tomatoes! Wema has really turned this balcony into a little jungle of greenery.
And one final shot of a flowery balcony resident includes a cheerful million bells (Calebrachoa hybrid, annual), with a few tomato leaves sneaking their way into the picture.
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What an inspiration your garden is fellow Canadian. I live in Toronto and will say that your hard work will be shown to many new condo owners. It is a joy to see a balcony being utilized as yours is — such a practical and beautiful display. It unleashes the gardener in all of us. Great work!
Thank you so much! 😊
I love the creativity and can't imagine what your land would look like if you eventually have your own ground space. I love the anything goes attitude. Kudos.
Thank you so much for really making my garden a surprised to everyone! 😃
Your balcony is a little gem of a garden!
I’m just happy that everyone is so happy for my garden!
😀.. Thanks a lot for liking them!
Hello fellow Mississaugan :)
I'm so impressed with your balcony garden. What a wonderful variety of beauty and food - and loveliness - you have cultivated. Such imagination and determination. So many do absolutely nothing with their balcony. To me, and obviously to you, it is an additional room to enjoy for at least half the year. Well done!! Kudos!! Best wishes :)
I’m so happy that my garden makes all of you inspired!😃
Wonderful little garden! Reminds me of gardens in cities in Italy and France where you see lovely balconies filled with greenery and blooms. Thank you for sharing your masterpiece.
Thank you so much for really liking them!
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