Spring has finally begun! And as this will be our third summer in this apartment, we should really be thinking about making more use of our balcony.
Oh, the balcony. Aka 'the desert'. Blasted by full sun, and windy as heck, only the hardiest of plants (and people) survive there.
But after living with it for so long, and lots of trial-and-error, I think we've come to realise what can and can't survive out there. I'm going to post some before pictures now. Get ready.
It's not all bad, the Yukka and jade trees do really well out here - which tells me that more hardy succulent and desert-tough plants are the way to go.
So here are some ideas I've been collecting this year: