The Concordia Greenhouse Demonstration Balcony Garden Project
In 2015, The Concordia Greenhouse began a new project entitled The Demonstration Balcony Garden Project, constructing a fake example balcony within their atrium lounge. This project aims to simulate a balcony gardening experience year-round by featuring a variety of vertical gardening and small space planter systems which are perfect for a low-budget small-space garden. Each week volunteers come to participate on researching, designing and building planters from mostly recycled materials as well as share balcony gardening research results.
In addition, in the spring of 2015 there were workshops held on topics such as vertical gardening, self watering planters, balcony composting, companion planting, and general garden care. Most of that information is contained within this free online resource which acts as the first Canadian guide to balcony gardening.
In this resource we will cover some best practices for balcony growing, choosing and creating container planters, vertical gardening design and preparing for your ultimate garden.
Learn more about Balcony Gardening!
Funded by the Sustainability Action Fund and the Concordia Greenhouse.