10 best products for balcony gardens

Even if space is tight, you can still create a horticultural haven at home with these cleverly designed planting solutions and tools

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Space may be limited but that should not curtail any green fingered enthusiasts from cultivating their own produce. Be it edible or ornamental, the range of products designed for balcony gardening is expanding. Lightweight, durable and stylish containers, cleverly designed space saving tools and growing kits mean your could soon be sitting in your little patch of outdoor space surrounded by the fruits of your labours. Here is our pick of the products.

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The Corsica Birdgarden’s robust and stylish design belies its bargain price and would sit very comfortably on any contemporary balcony wall. If you are keen to embrace the grow your own movement on a minor scale, then the Quadgrow is for you - a slim line and practical system with proven success in crop yields.

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1. Zinc Balcony Pot, £10.95

2. Mini Raised Bed, £22.99

3. ELHO Corsica Bird Garden, £12

4. Balcony Rail Trough, £14.99

5. Ohlala Watering Can, £29.26

6. Quadgrow Self Watering Planter, £42.95

7. Mini Summer Allotment Starter Pack, £25.04

8. Half Pint Garden, £10.95

9. Wolf Garten ZMO4 Multi Change Small Handle, from £8

10. Ikea PS 2014 Greenhouse, £25

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