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Create a DIY Planter Box (and Other Balcony Gardening Ideas)

Is your balcony looking a bit barren? Home cooking tasting a little bland? I’ve got a two-in-one solution for you: grow your own flavourful herbs right on your balcony. Whether you’re an experienced gardener or it’s your first try at getting your thumbs green, a DIY balcony herb garden is a relatively simple, inexpensive and satisfying project. Ready to create your own herbaceous haven? Read on for my tips (plus a few bonus balcony gardening ideas).

Brian McCourt is a contractor, design expert and co-host of HGTV Canada’s Backyard Builds.

Published June 20, 2020, Updated April 21, 2021

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