Terracing Tips: How to create a green oasis of well-being outdoors

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Terraced planting - bring mission to success

 

Sometimes you certainly think you would suffocate in the big city and in the dusty atmosphere, right? You need a tangible touch with the living nature? That may seem very difficult. But actually it is just a matter of the right attitude.

Because we tell you: Creating an oasis at home is a mission that could be clearly good and easily lead to a definitive success.

In other words, living in an apartment does not mean that you have no access to the green. You just have to do it right.

The natural beauty of terraced plants

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In the following, we do not intend to tell you step-by-step what to do. It is more about giving you some basic rules and principles of terraced planting. We are sure that you will then find many great ideas that you can adapt to your own circumstances.

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Balcony plants do not really need much space 

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About the basic principles of terraced planting

In the first place, you should of course not forget that in the outdoor area all the flowers in the flowerpots are exposed to the outside conditions. In the summer, this means that the terraced planting would dry much faster than usual.

Create a green oasis on the terrace

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What do you have to do? Well, first of all - you have to water them more often than usual and at the right time. This means that this must happen either early in the morning or late in the evening.

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Choose plant species that are easy to care for and hardy

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Furthermore, the selected plants for the terrace must be very well adapted to the amount of light. More than eight hours a day counts as a full sun. At four to eight hours you are dealing with partial shade. Terraces where there is less than four hours of light are classified as shady.

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Your own enjoyment is also a very important factor

It is also important to estimate at what time of the day you will use the terrace most. Some types of terraced plants develop their beauty during the day and others - at night. Depending on the case, you would have to decide which plant species would be more suitable for you.

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During the day, the bright and bold colors are better to enjoy. The white ones in turn provide a particularly appealing atmosphere at night.

Small trees and flowering plants

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Terraced planting from home

In terraced planting, as in all other matters, one should not set too strict a framework. Focus on the desired end result and stay focused on it.

Do you have great big windows looking to the terrace? Then it might be enough for you to simply plant them. Already spice up the outdoor area and save a lot of effort. You do not have to put the plants inside when the cooler season comes.

Vertical garden on the small balcony

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Cool deco ideas in a rustic style

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Of course, you must now choose houseplants. They, too, must have been selected for your specific climatic conditions.

Great and fresh many small flowerpots in a row. Even hanging planters are certainly to use.

Palm trees are also a very good choice. This applies to the aesthetic as well as the practical advantages they bring with them. They increase the humidity, which is always very important.

Green, green, planted balcony

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Plant a balcony: a great example

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Surrounded by green plants

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"Green" conservatory

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Succulents and other easy-care balcony plants

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Create herb garden

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Breakfast on the balcony - enjoy it!

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