9 creative garden ideas for urban homes

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9 creative garden ideas for urban homes

Apartment balcony in Southwest Delhi Modern garden by Grecor Modern
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Environment has become a matter concern in modern times. In this ever expanding world of concrete jungle, we the environment conscious peoples struggle to save greenery and make our contribution towards the green environment. Even if it is just a small patch tuck in a corner of the balcony of our city homes that green space is precious. However, a small balcony of your urban home doesn’t have to be limiting. In fact smart planning and proper management can create a lush green space to make you proud. Today we have brought for you 9 amazing ideas that will turn your small balcony into a green oasis. Have a look!

​1. Stony wall garden

When there is lack of horizontal space, go vertical. Stone cladding in the wall will prevent moisture from seeping into the wall. Fix stone slabs into the wall and create a vertical garden of pots and plants. A miniature lawn in a corner will make it an amazingly innovative green space.

​2. Garden of colours

Bamboo Topography Modern garden by Grecor Modern

Bamboo Topography


Discover a creative way to express your love for greenery and bask in the glory of astonishing space it will create. Apart from being a beautiful small garden in your small balcony, it will also become a garden of colours.

​3. Into the wild

A jungle in your urban home; won’t it be an exciting experience. The density of greenery, even if it is just a combination of herbs and shrubs will make the forest alive in your home. Show your creative side and make it add value to it.

​4. Zen garden

Pots and Planters Modern garden by Grecor Modern

Pots and Planters


This peaceful balcony garden incorporates the statue of Lord Buddha and water fountain thus filling the environment with serenity. Made of stone and wood, with climbers and long plants in the planters providing a little bit of privacy from the outside world, it creates a perfect ambiance for peaceful evenings and meditative mornings.

​5. Green extension

Mr. Udaybhan Singh Thakur Retirement Home Minimalist style garden by al-Haadi Interiors Minimalist
al-Haadi Interiors

Mr. Udaybhan Singh Thakur Retirement Home

al-Haadi Interiors

Green turf of the floor extends up to the wall and the stretches up to reach the ceiling, painting the wall in different shades of green. Instead of going for artificial options, treat the wall and floor, make it moisture-proof and then make it naturally beautiful.

6. Private recluse

The Eggshell Swing Rustic style garden by Grecor Rustic

The Eggshell Swing


Lush green lawn, a few planters kept along the wall, a few pots hanging from the niches, stone wall, pebbles defining the boundary of lawn and a lone eggshell swing; it’s a private recluse and an escape from the hustle and bustle of fast moving city life.

​7. Small and impactful

After - Accent tables add charm to the green space. Eclectic style balcony, veranda & terrace by Studio Earthbox Eclectic
Studio Earthbox

After—Accent tables add charm to the green space.

Studio Earthbox

The beauty of small space is that you can make an impactful statement within the limited space that will be noted and appreciated for its innovation. Think differently, be creative and instead of a few large planters, pop up the space with small pops of colour and variation.

​8. Hanging garden

Terrace Garden Decor at Civil Lines, Delhi Mediterranean style balcony, veranda & terrace by Grecor Mediterranean

Terrace Garden Decor at Civil Lines, Delhi


Maximise the look of your balcony by utilizing the space judiciously. Hanging garden is also a way to add colours and textures to the space. However, if you want to try something different, hang monochrome similar looking pots and let the greenery, the hero of garden pop up.

​9. Vertical garden

Juliet balcony - Villa in Manipur by homify Colonial

Juliet balcony—Villa in Manipur


Vertical garden is not something new. It has been there since ages. New will be the way you will imbibe it in your small balcony space.  Take a clue from here, add your creativity and make it your garden.

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Which balcony garden idea inspired you the most? We are waiting to hear from you.
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