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Mia Shulman, Managing Editor

Mia Shulman is a lifestyle writer and managing editor of HGTV.ca.

 

A Cool Window Garden for Condos

Posted by Mia Shulman, Managing Editor Thursday, May 1, 2014 9:24 AM EDT

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Barreau & Charbonnet, a design company in France, created Volet Végétal, a garden that hangs outside of an apartment or condo, providing a little piece of “land” for those living in a concrete jungle, without so much as a balcony to house a few potted plants. In 2012 it was entered in the Jardin Jardin design contest in Paris and is currently in development for distribution.

 

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Volet Végétal is mounted on the exterior of an apartment window and lies perpendicular to it, allowing for optimal sunlight, and creating a “green view” over the city for homeowners. When plants need watering and tending to, it’s pulled up to fit within the window frame for easy reach.

 

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Could you envision this being used on Canadian apartments and condos? Would you use it?

 

Check out more great ideas in our Gardens Guide.

Topics: Gardens, Small Spaces, Condos

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