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Grow Roses in Containers on Your Balcony

Grow Roses in Containers on Your Balcony

If you’re considering growing roses of your own but lack the necessary garden space, you’ll be pleased to know that many varieties can be grown in containers with great success. All you need is a container of the correct size, potting mix, and plenty of water and sunlight and you will have your rose garden to enjoy in your small space.

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Root Pouch Grow Bag Size Guide

Root Pouch Grow Bag Size Guide

Wondering what size Root Pouch bag to suit your growing needs?
Whether it's ornamentals or food we have the size that will be perfect for your garden!

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Growing Food in the Suburbs

Growing Food in the Suburbs

My home is a penthouse apartment on the fourth storey of a modern apartment block in a northern suburb of Sydney, about 30 kms from the city. While most other apartment balconies in my heavily built suburb have a potted ornamental or two. There's generally enough vegetables for the two adults here all year-round and a little to share. My apartment is part of a growing global movement of people involved in urban farming.

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Pipe Dreams- How to Grow in a Drainpipes

Pipe Dreams- How to Grow in a Drainpipes

The Tip Shop is a the perfect plaace to find your piece of PVC drainpipe that converts into a slender, small-space fitting container garden! When you look creatively, almost anything can be used as a container to grow plants in. See how to create a container for a very tight space!

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Know Your Balcony Garden Growing Zone

Know Your Balcony Garden Growing Zone

Learn about your Balcony or small space growing zone - did you know that living in a certain place actually determines the type of garden you will have and the plants that grow happily in your space? You can't fight the natural conditions in your garden, work with them by understanding what they are and determining what will grow in such.

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Tips for Mother's Day Gift Giving

Tips for Mother's Day Gift Giving

Not sure what gift to give Mum or that special urban gardener ? Or maybe you're looking for a sustainable gift that will enhance your loved one's life? Our garden Mother's Day gift guide offers the perfect solution for green-thumbs and novice gardeners.

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How to Grow an Autumn Balcony Garden

How to Grow an Autumn Balcony Garden

Autumn has arrived and thoughts on the Balcony are turning to planning the Autumn-Winter garden. Many would-be gardeners don't realise that living in a certain place actually determines the type of garden you will have and the plants that you will grow. Focussing on what plants grow best where you live wil help you create a healthy and productive container garden.

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How to be a Bee's-Knees Australian Native Bee Supporter!

How to be a Bee's-Knees Australian Native Bee Supporter!

Those of you who follow our Instagram or FB pages will know that the Balcony garden at Up On The Rooftop is home to two Australian Native Bee hives of the species Tetragonula Carbonaria. You too can be a bees-knees supporter of these gentle insects in your urban garden!

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