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The garden was transformed after the clients’ kitchen was extended. “Because they were pinching space from the garden they wanted to bring the garden into the house as well,” explains Schofield. Pots filled with fig trees, palms and exotic climbers help to blend the boundary between the house and the garden, especially when the bifold doors are open. “You get a real sense of it being all one space.”Follow these 7 steps to create a kitchen garden in an apartment
The renovation was planned when the owners extended their kitchen, but as they’d opted to lose some of their outdoor space to get more internal space, part of the brief was to bring the feel of the garden into the house to make up for it.Here you can see how well that worked; the potted plants can be moved around and with the new bifold doors open, the boundary between inside and outside appears to vanish.Find out more about this verdant city gardenRead more:10 Clever Urban Gardens9 Ways to Style Up Your GardenTell us:Do you have before and after photos of a garden project you’d like to share? Show us in the Comments below!
1. Green it upNothing can compare to livening up a terrace or decorating a balcony with greens. You can be sure that the greener your place is, the prettier it will look. Do not worry about creating order or a pattern or even symmetry. Use the tropical climate zone to your advantage and grow as many plants as you can. When it comes to plants, more is more.Read expert tips to grow a terrace garden