Creating a garden on a terrace, balcony or courtyard, is ideal for those living in urban circles, and have no green spaces surrounding your home. For these cases, is the fostering of garden spaces such as terraces or balconies. We must first clarify that species and maintaining a garden on a terrace will not be the same as those of a conventional garden.
Firstly, we emphasize that we are going to plant species are determined by the characteristics of the terrace and the environment. The usual climate of the city, the amount of sunshine it receives such a space and moisture. It will not be the same a garden on a balcony constantly illuminated by the sun, a moist interior garden. The species has been planted are different.
Moreover, in these types of gardens is essential to use planters and pots, so the design and decoration of the garden, these elements are important. When land use is recommended based on sand, garden soil and peat. The pots and containers should have holes in the bottom covered by stones and gravel, issue of generating a good drainage.
Species of plants and garden maintenance
Among the various species conducive to crop terraces are: within the flowers advise the Begonias, geraniums, daffodils, tulips, chrysanthemums, fuchsias and Thoughts. Among the roses, climbers recommend. In turn, we also recommend shrubs, such as holly, azalea, Retama, the Laurel and Cotoneaster.
According to the care of the plants of terraces, watered recommend three to four times a week. In turn, the land can help with payment. The pots or boxes offer little space for growth of the plant, so that moisture is essential constant and the quality of the substrate.