“April, April, he does what he wants.” But it’s not just the changeable weather gods that keep coming up with something new this month. In the house and garden, too, variety is now the order of the day. Do you already have ideas in mind? Regardless of how you answered this question, one thing is certain: you will always find numerous inspirations in our picture gallery, which has been put together especially for you.
April is here and golden times begin. On the terrace and balcony, the typical balcony plants show their creative and varied side, together with filigree grasses, fragrant herbs and exciting leaf structure plants. This creates lively contrasts that can be combined in a variety of ways. Because plant boxes should not necessarily just overflow with abundance of flowers, but look like gardens on a small scale. Gardens that are mobile and that can be rearranged and staged according to your mood.
Hardy plants like purple bells (Heuchera) and pennon cleaner grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides), who experience the changing of the seasons up close, do the Flower boxes on the balcony and terrace are attractive and lively all year round.
The fascinating colored nettle certainly has the most conspicuous leaves (Solenostemon scutellarioides) with their almost black foliage. This enables a wonderful, harmonious contrast with the blossoming of petunias (Petunia) or shrub daisies (Argyranthemum frutescens), which are wonderfully staged. The lobed leaves of the purple bells are also a show in their own right, with their intense colors and eye-catching patterns. The four-leaf chocolate clover (Trifolium repens) with its dark brown, light green edged leaves. Planted on the edge of the pot, its long shoots will soon hang down beautifully. On the other hand, the narrow leaves of the lamp-cleaning grass jump up like fountains and can thus bring more movement and variety into the pots with the flowering plants.
Always make sure that your balcony is not overloaded with too many pots and plants too quickly. After all, you also want to have enough space to spend relaxing hours of leisure with friends, family or in peace with yourself. Lush green, few colors and a simpler design will help you to create a place of rest and relaxation. Because the secret lies in clarity.
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