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The Balcony Gardener

Creative ideas for small spaces

Written by Isabelle Palmer

Published: 09/02/2012

The Balcony Gardener

  • Hardback
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  • 9781908170187
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  • Feb 2012
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  • 144 pages

About the author

Isabelle Palmer is the founder of The Balcony Gardener (, an online company specializing in product ranges for small urban outdoor spaces—balconies, patios, containers, and roof terraces. Isabelle’s work has recently been featured in the Evening Standard and Marie Claire. She grew up in Worcestershire, then moved to London to study at Chelsea College of Art and Design, embarking on a degree in Economics before working in PR. She has always been a keen gardener and began by using her own small balconies to create a little green oasis of her own. Confident that others would want to do the same, she started her successful business The Balcony Gardener. The author is based in London, UK.

In The Balcony Gardener she shows you how to do just the same. Discover how to make the most of your gardening plot, however confined, with Isabelle’s creative and inspiring projects, including creating a cocktail window box from which you can make your own delicious fruity drinks, recycling containers such as wine and fruit crates, and creating a country garden in the smallest urban space. You can also turn your balcony, roof terrace, or patio into an attractive space to dine and entertain with stylish lighting and furnishing ideas. With The Balcony Gardener’s uniquely different gardening ideas and practical advice, a lack of space won’t hold you back; you will soon transform your mini-patch into a fabulous green oasis.