Balconies need plants … well, actually, it’s us humans who need plants to feel cool, relaxed and happy.
When you think about it, balconies are probably the worst places on earth to grow things – hot, windy, either totally shady or with sunlight glaring off the concrete – and many get no rain either, especially in a country as hot and humid as Singapore.
Plants just weren’t created to live on balconies.
So how do some people manage to do it? Here are some hints for a green and flowering balcony.