Nourishing your love for gardening may prove to a little difficult in an environment without backyard. But there are also some possible alternative solutions for this issue. You may need a reminder that unoccupied space above your building, or above your house could be converted into a beautiful urban oasis.
As you probably imagine, building your own rooftop garden is not as easy as on the ground, but with research, good planning and determination, such a project could turn to be quite useful and amazing improvement in your life. If you are ready to undertake this challenge, below there are 16 ideas how to create classy rooftop gardens that are a treat for the eyes and should inspire you in deciding on the overall design of the new garden. Enjoy!
- A rooftop garden should be designed in such a way that it becomes a treat for the eyes of all the viewers whether it is you, or your guests. If you had a stressing day at work you can relax and get some fresh air in the middle of the urban jungle in your own green oasis.
- You can also stay in your cozy rooftop garden at nights, so consider the lighting. By hanging bulb installations you can obtain a relaxed feeling or add a dramatic touch with some fancy lamps or night lights.
- Consider growing some ornamental plants and add some color with different kinds of flowers. Aside from all the greenery, you can get really creative and add some functional elements in the garden. Cozy sofas, decorative pillows, dining tables can transform the garden into an extremely comfortable place with proper decorative elements that will add personality to it. Adding wooden pathways would be also a good idea.
- The rooftop garden can easily become a serene and peaceful place where you can read a book, have breakfast, grow fresh vegetables, find your inspiration and spend unforgettable moments with your loved ones. And the view you will have from the roof top is wider and spectacular than form above the ground.