30 Interesting Window or Balcony Plants Decoration Ideas

Window or Balcony Plants Decoration Ideas

With the world taking a renewed interest in green living, people are coming up with creative ideas to increase the number of green spaces in and around our homes. Balcony plants decoration has recently become one of the most popular ideas in this regard. People all across the world who were previously not able to garden because of their limited yard space are now transforming their balconies into gardens. It is a novel idea of bringing the outdoors inside your home. Having a green space in your home can be very refreshing. Balcony gardens can become your green retreat after a hard day at work. It is not necessary to have a large balcony or window space for your plant decoration ideas to take shape. In fact, if you use your space wisely you can create a lush-looking sanctuary in your balcony that rivals the largest of gardens.

However, there are a lot of factors to consider before you realize your balcony plants decoration ideas. These include space, light and exposure, and the amount of time, energy, and money you want to spend. Another factor is the amount of sun your balcony or window space gets and your climatic conditions. Also, there are different types of plants that need different types of care and attention. Before deciding which plants you want to grow, do a thorough research of your area’s climate. Also, research the types of plants you can grow in your area, and what things these plants will need. Based on these factors and your preferences, you can either make a complicated and high maintenance balcony garden or a relatively easy and low-maintenance garden.

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{ 1 } Classic Potted Plants Decoration

classic potted plants decoration
Classic Balcony Decoration in a D.C Condo By AE Design | Photo By ELK Studios
The most simple and easiest way to make a garden on your balcony is the use of potted plants. Select plants that grow comfortably in a pot. Select the size of the pots according to the plants you select. You can use pots of a uniform pattern for a simple and organized garden. But you can also mix and match large and small pots to create an interesting garden. Don’t hesitate to place these pots in your garden as per your taste and style. You will need to take care of the plants and maintain the necessary climate conditions for them to grow and bloom.

{ 2 } Pots and Planters for Balcony Garden

pots and planters for balcony garden
If you have a large enough balcony to keep pots as well as planters, then you should definitely try the above type of design. You can grow different types of plants in the planters and pots for variety. Placing your pots in the corners and the planters near the railings will give the garden a uniform and organized look. Also, getting pots and planters of the same size and design will bring a visual appeal to your balcony plants decorations.

{ 3 } Hanging Pots and Planters for Balcony

hanging pots and planters balcony
Balcony for Children at La Lagune, Gurgaon by Studio Earth Box
This beautiful garden retreat is certainly a perfect mix and match of various gardening ideas. The wooden platform divides the garden into two sections. The white pebbles decoration adds visual interest and also marks the boundary of the garden. The far ends of the balcony have wooden planters which grow various shrubs. It also has hangers for hanging pots with ornamental plants. The holders fitted on balcony railings contain planters with flowery plants. The potted plants are placed against the railing on a bed of pebbles to give an authentic garden effect. A small ottoman and side table on the grass bed completes the look. The various plants add color and beauty to the place.

{ 4 } Window Pots Shelf Decoration

window pots shelf decoration
Window Ledge Plant Shelf By A Beautiful Mess
Another way to have an indoor garden is to adorn the windows with plant decorations. a small shelf on the window with the space to keep some potted plants is also enough for a simple and beautiful garden. You should select a window that gets ample sunlight. You can go for small pots and succulent plants or small plants that do not grow to great heights. These plants will look good and add color to the place. They will also be easy to care for and maintain.

{ 5 } Colorful Vertical Garden with Potted Plants

colorful vertical garden with potted plants
Combine Different Colors Flowerpots and Hang them on the Wall
This creative vertical garden idea can really uplift the look of your balcony. It can save ground space and at the same time utilize the vertical space in your balcony. The wooden shelf with pot holders blends in with the brick wall which brings the colorful pots and their plants into focus. The greenery of the plants and the white lilies also add some color to the place. The creative design and colorful arrangement bring visual interest to the balcony.

{ 6 } Large Balcony Simple Plants Decor

large balcony simple plants decor
Simple Plants decoration for Lafayette Residence in Irving Park By JALA | Photo By Stacey Van Berkel
This balcony has a large and wide space for a beautiful garden. However, this vast space is kept relatively free and the design is kept simple so that the family can enjoy an open, airy and serene atmosphere. The large plants draw the eye towards them. The small plants in the back balance the arrangement. This simple arrangement highlights the beautiful architecture of the house. The various plants sit far apart but still add color and charm to the place.

{ 7 } Cupboard Shelf for Plants

cupboard shelf for plants
Decorate Small Balconies to use Every Available Space By Home Designing
If you have a small empty shed or cupboard like area in your balcony, you can utilize it to create a shelf for shade-loving plants. These plants are easy to grow and maintain and do not need a lot of sunlight. They will grow nicely in the shady alcove and also add some greenery and color to your balcony. The rest of the balcony is now free for setting up a small seating area where you can relax and enjoy the nature. This design idea is best suited for people who do not want to cover the whole balcony in plants but still want a greener place to relax in.

{ 8 } Colorful Window Garden

colorful window garden
Flower Window
If you have a little space outside your window ledge for keeping pots and planters, this idea can transform your boring window into a place full of color and charm. Adding a planter to the ledge allows you enough space to comfortably let the plants grow. Growing flowery plants enhances the look of the window as well as the house. Adding hanging pots on the top of the window allows you to grow creepers that will climb down and add beauty and charm to your window.

{ 9 } Table Shelf for Balcony Garden

table shelf for balcony garden
Summer Plant Ideas By The Joy of Plants
It’s not necessary to bring in supplies like shelves and cupboards to decorate your balcony garden. You can use whatever you have. This balcony uses tables as a shelf for holding plants in one corner. A small table is stacked on a bigger one to give a shelf-like effect. Small pots are kept on this while the larger pots are kept on the ground. This congregates all the plants in one corner and leaves the rest of the balcony free for other use.

{ 10 } Window Planters Shelf Decoration

window planters shelf decoration
Window Box Planter Herbs Via Martha Stewart
This simple kitchen garden uses the extra space outside the window as a planter for small herbs and plants. This window garden is small but effective. For such a garden, you should choose a window that gets enough sunlight. You should also be able to reach it easily to water the plants. You can also grow some flowery plants for decoration. Although this design is mostly used to grow herbs for the kitchen garden. These herbs can easily be grown together as they need less space and also complement each other.

{ 11 } Balcony Plants Cabinet Decoration

balcony plants container decoration
A Greenhouse for Your Balcony By Remodelista
This amazing balcony garden is as effective as it is simple. The white cabinet is perfect to keep a variety of potted plants in one area. Many small potted plants are kept in the shelving of the cabinet. The other side has two large potted plants. A table stacked against the balcony holds more flowering plants. This arrangement makes the balcony look even more spacious and organized. The hardwood floors give a rustic charm to the place. The white chair and potted lilies offer a nice contrast.

{ 12 } Small Balcony Garden Decor

Small Balcony Garden Decor
Wrought Iron Balcony With Plants Via Donna Corless
Having a small balcony should not discourage you from trying to make your own garden. This beautiful balcony garden utilizes every inch of its very small space. Potted plants fill up the ground around the balcony railing. These plants include climbers that climb down from the balcony railing and further add to the beauty of the garden. Also, various climbers adorn the balcony railing which covers the railing and seems to be falling down. The various flowers also bring color and charm to the small place. The climber plant arching over the balcony door makes it look like a huge basket of flower hanging from the wall.

{ 13 } Window Sill Shelves Decoration

window sill shelves decoration
Garden Kitchen Window
This idea of placing a shelf in the window to make a window garden is truly creative. A long window with some space is perfect for this type of garden. You can fit glass shelves for decorative purposes and place your potted plants on these shelves. However, one thing that you need to take care with is the size of the pots. The pots should be of the size and weight that your shelves can bear. So, you can’t grow some big shrubs or plants in this type of garden.

{ 14 } Colorful Balcony Plants and Furniture

colorful balcony plants and furniture
This colorful balcony garden is truly a charming and bright space. The purple rug sets the mood for this setting and anchors the bright colors of the flowers. The various white, purple and pink flowers certainly lift the mood of the balcony. The colorful furniture further adds to the bright and cheery mood of the place. The greenery of the leaves balances the colors and also keeps the place from becoming too colorful.

{ 15 } Balcony Railing Hanging Plants Decoration

balcony railing hanging plants decoration
Flowers on Balcony Ideas Via Pinterest
Even balconies with almost no space can still have plant decorations that can be simple, attractive and space saving. There are hanging planters available which you can hang on the railing. Growing multiple flowers together in a small space allows you to bring color and variety to your small garden. The green of the leaves balances the various colors.

{ 16 } Giant Flower Basket Window Garden

giant flower basket window garden
World’s Largest Hanging Flower Basket in Hotel Indigo Via Hospitality Net| Photo By Ken Lennox
Admittedly, this is not something many of us can do at our homes, but I just couldn’t help adding this beautiful picture to our collection here! Don’t you think it would be absolutely fantastic to do something like this, not on such a large scale, but on a smaller scale (okay a much smaller scale!), in our own balconies or windows. Creating a flower basket type of look with big chains and a large hook and planting a vast variety of colorful flowers and green plants in the balcony garden would certainly make you the center of attention in your neighborhood. You can also have a wide variety of flowering and non-flowering climbers and let them grow and climb down the railings to give the look of an overflowing flower basket.

{ 17 } Vertical Garden Wall in Balcony

Vertical Garden Wall In Balcony
Hygro Wall From Vertical Green Via Home and Decor
This is a very interesting and creative idea for balcony plants decoration. A single large wall in one corner of the balcony is used to grow plants while the rest of the balcony is free for other uses. This style is most favorable in a minimalistic design interior decor. Creeper and climber plants are the most suited for this style of balcony gardening. Mixing up the flowering and non-flowering creepers on this wall design can give you a really interesting and colorful garden design. Also, adding in some plants with different colored leaves will uplift the look of this vertical garden wall.

{ 18 } Creative Balcony Plants Arrangement

creative balcony plants arrangement
Rooftop Garden Design By Harrison’s Landscaping
If you have a large balcony space which you want to use as a green retreat, this style of plant arrangement is something you should definitely try. Growing two plants together in the same planter is not only effective and space saving, but also very vibrant and attractive. You can also get creative and grow creepers around bushy shrubs to get an artistic designer look. Although you need to make sure the plants you grow together complement each other and one of them does not overshadow the other while growing together.

{ 19 } Window Flower Box Decoration

window flower box decoration
If you have a large window which gets plenty of light, you can extend the window sill a little and turn it into a planter to get this flower box effect. This type of arrangement does not give much space for growing many varieties. So choose your plants carefully and make sure they can grow together without overshadowing each other. Creepers along the box railing and crawling down from it give a garden-like effect. Moreover, the climbers spreading all over the window borders gives the window a whimsical appeal.

{ 20 } Window Hanging Plants Decoration

window hanging plants decoration
Lauren and Chad’s Home Tour By Apartment Therapy | Online Shop
This plants decoration idea is creative as well as beautiful. Arranging plants on a three-tiered semi-circular shelf in the corner by the windows is indeed a very clever idea. Small shrubs are kept on the upper shelves while the lower shelf holds the larger plants. Another interesting and creative thing in this arrangement is the beautiful hangers for the different sizes of plants hanging near the window. These hangers are eye-catching and stylish and uplift the whole decoration. They also give the design a modern look.

{ 21 } Traditional Large Balcony Plants Design

traditional large balcony design
Classic Balcony By Pierre Berdoulat
This contemporary design is a collection of various balcony plants decoration ideas put together to get an attractive and welcoming balcony garden. A large balcony also makes it is possible to use together many different plants decoration ideas like large planters, vertical plants shelf, etc. in this space. The distinct lack of many flowering plants does not make this place any less attractive. In fact, the use of different colorful trees and shrubs along with the various shades of green makes this garden a pleasant, serene and inviting place.

{ 22 } Corner Plants Garden Decoration

corner plants garden decoration
Apartment Balcony Garden By Studio Earthbox
This contemporary balcony garden is truly a green retreat in every sense. The abundance of green plants and the grass planted on the floor makes this place a serene and refreshing look. Wooden planters go well with the natural ambiance. The hanging plants look attractive and also bring visual interest. The different colored plants make the place look colorful and lively. Pushing the planters in a corner and using the rest of the grass-covered balcony as a relaxing retreat is certainly a clever and creative idea.

{ 23 } Indoor Hanging Pots and Wall Garden

indoor hanging pots and wall garden
Vertical Garden Installation Melbourne By Garden Beet
Even a closed balcony like the one shown here can have an indoor garden which is beautiful as well as space saving. A wall shelf full of many different types of plants looks striking amidst the minimal decor. It draws attention and allows us to grow varieties of plants together without it looking messy or chaotic. The hanging plants also bring a visual appeal. The lighting surely highlights the plants and enhances the serene effect of the walled garden.

{ 24 } Contemporary Balcony Garden Design

contemporary balcony garden design
Rustic French Cottage Theme By Living Gaia
This contemporary balcony plants decoration mimics an actual garden remarkably well. The faux grass gives the look of a real garden to the place. It makes the garden appear separated from the seating area in the corner. The plants are pushed towards the balcony railing keeping the middle space empty. This further enhances the garden-like appeal of the balcony. The whole place looks like a calm and welcoming area of the house.

{ 25 } Eclectic Balcony Plants Decoration

eclectic balcony plants decoration
A Balcony Garden In Mumbai By Ariyona Interiors | Photo By Rittika Chokhany
The colorful and eclectic interiors of the house are also reflected in this balcony garden design. A wide variety of potted plants placed along the borders of the balcony give the area a natural appeal. The various colors of the flowering plants also complement the colorful seating arrangements. Moreover, the vintage bench adorned with multicolored decorative cushions and the antique side table gives the place an ethnic appeal. The wall decorations further add to this look. The rattan chairs also add to the natural garden look. The climbers in the hangers separate the area making it a true green retreat for the owners.

{ 26 } Industrial Shelf Vertical Garden

industrial shelf vertical garden
Industrial Balcony Design Melbourne | Photo By Kate Hansen
The industrial design style of the rest of the house is also reflected in this vertical garden. The industrial style iron shelf looks like something salvaged from an old warehouse. It goes perfectly well with the design of the rest of the house. The potted plants have ample room to grow and flourish. The simple design and colors of the pot further enhance the natural appeal of the garden. The wood trunk used as a shelf for more pots gives the garden a rustic charm.

{ 27 } Minimal Balcony Plants Decoration

minimal balcony plants decoration
Scandinavian Balcony Stockholm By Alexander White | Photo By Henrik Nero
Sometimes when you don’t want to have an abundance of plants on your balcony but still want some greenery, the minimalist garden design is what you should go for. This design uses a limited number of plants which are effective in giving you that green cover without it being much. Mostly, bushy shrubs are used for this effect. Using this design you can have a few pots placed on one side of the balcony for that garden appeal while having a seating arrangement on the other side. Wooden furniture looks best with all the plants in the surroundings but you can also add a splash of color with some colorful chairs or pillows.

{ 28 } Modern Furniture Balcony Garden

modern furniture balcony garden
Contemporary Balcony Studio Marco Piva | Photo By Andrea Martiradonna
This balcony garden also follows the minimalist design. There are a few potted plants placed separately and all over the balcony. The rest of the space is used for seating arrangements. Moden furniture looks best with this type of plants decoration ideas. It gives the whole setting a contemporary appeal. Also, having a potted plant near your seating area gives the feeling of being around nature without having a whole lot of plants surrounding you. Those people who do not have much time to take care of a whole garden should go for this kind of balcony garden design as it is easy to maintain.

{ 29 } Symmetrical Pots And Built In Planters

symmetrical pots and built-in planters
A Small Space With Huge Potential Photo By Meero
This symmetrical balcony garden design is simple as well as beautiful. The hardwood floors give the balcony a natural appeal. There are built-in planters on both sides of the balcony which have a wide variety of colorful, flowering and non-flowering plants growing in them. The space in the middle is decorated with large planters placed at regular intervals giving the whole place an organized look. The planters on both sides and the arrangement of pots is a perfect example of achieving symmetry in your garden design.

{ 30 } Scandinavian Minimalism In Balcony Garden

Scandinavian minimalism in balcony garden
Scandinavian House Sold By Entrance Fastighetsmäkleri
This balcony design is a model example of implementing Scandinavian minimalism in garden design. It’s not just the number of plants that are limited in this design, the furniture is also minimal and functional. This design suits a small balcony best but can look good in a bigger setting too. Colorful and flowering plants are most commonly chosen to bring some color in the place. Jute rugs and wicker baskets look best within such a setting.

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