If you’re thinking of adding some plants and flowers to your outdoor space, consider using inexpensive plastic storage bins (opaque ones are best for this project) to make raised garden planters: drill holes and add rocks on the bottom for drainage and place on a base with wheels – this will also help with drainage and make them easy to move around. To make the bins more attractive, you can camouflage them with side panels made with pieces of a reed fence, like I did in this balcony makeover.
DIY plastic storage bin planter
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I’m not sure my partner and i realized completely that which you supposed with that, are you able to develop more on balcony ?
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I can suggest watching episode 4 (http://www.engineeryourspace.com/episodes/how-to-decorate-a-small-balcony/) – you can fast forward to the second part of the episode where I explain how to make the planter (about 9 mins into the video). Hope this helps!
Hi! This episdoe was exactly what I was looking to do on my balcony! So thanks 🙂 First, I assumed you filled the box with dirt, above the rocks?
Second, the water drainage – will my downstairs neighbor’s balcony be wet as well?
Yes, I added dirt on top of the rocks and as far as water drainage goes, I never got any complaints from my downstairs neighbor. It’s no worse than watering plants in a normal planter with drainage holes.