Exotic Nursery Offices

We’ve been collaborating with Paul and the team from Exotic Nurseries for close to 10 years.  Over the years Exotic Nurseries have become our largest Sydney stockist, and also good friends.  Their newly renovated offices have been beautifully designed and overlook the amazing nursery display area. I’ve been visiting Exotic Nursery for nearly a decade…

New Showroom In Richmond

The Balcony Garden is excited to announce the opening of our brand new showroom in Richmond, Melbourne! We’ve been well supported by our Melbournian friends since inception, and this move has been in the works for over a year now. We have all your favourites such as the JITT, Muffin Top, Bad Name Range, and…

New Italian Terracotta Range

The Balcony Garden is excited to announce a new range coming in May. Imported from Italy, this range is exquisite and genuinely artisinal.  Make sure you sign up to our newsletter (email us here) or follow us on instagram to stay up to date.   Each piece from our new Italian Terracotta range is handmade using…

Phil Darwen : The Man behind @adesignersmind

We love Instagram, and like most of us we probably spend way too much time on there. But, when you start to think about it, insta is a great place to learn and be inspired. A great many artists, musicians, fitness gurus and designers share a wealth of knowledge and amazing imagery every day. An…

B E L L A R A N G E : hanging pots

  Indoor greenery is everywhere in interior design at the moment and we know why – an addition of greenery instantly lifts a space making it feel fresh and inviting.  The Balcony Garden have recently added another dimension to your planting possibilities – the new Bella range. So choose your favourite hardy indoor plant, and bring…

The Balcony Garden partners with Landscaping Victoria

We opened our Christmas present early and it’s fantastic! We are proud to announce that we have been trusted by industry body Landscaping Victoria to come on board as a Bronze Partner. Landscaping Victoria celebrated it’s 50 year anniversary last year and continues to grow it’s membership base. It’s ethos ‘Quality, Pride and Professionalism’ permeates…

Small Spaces Style : Meet Green Features

Some projects are big, and some projects are small. The design principles can change slightly depending on the size of the project and space, however what doesn’t change is the NEED for design. Design always works. With that in mind, on this edition to The Potter’s Wheel we focus on a small team, doing small…

2017 Christmas at The Balcony Garden

Whether you are thinking about a gift for family and friends, you’re a designer with the impending Christmas deadline looming or a stockist rushing to fill your space for the festive season, it’s time to act. The Balcony Garden has been well stocked throughout the year, however this time of year is always hard to predict. Here’s a…

Martin Brothers : A short history

We love being inspired by our amazing clients and the work they do. A young company from South East Queensland, Martin Brothers, are an up and coming force in Brisbane. We first came across them as they installed our pots for some high end developments in conjunction with Aria Property Group. As the name suggests,…

Giving Little Green Thumbs a Workout

A lot of people working in the horticulture and design industries will tell you that their passion for the industry started with an early exposure to all things plants when they were young. Not all children will develop a life long obsession with plants from such exposure at an early age (like some of us!),…

Recipe: Pomegranate slow cooked lamb

Another fantastic recipe from our in-house cook Elizabeth Hewson (we wish). This Middle Eastern inspired dish is packed full of flavour and makes an impressive dinner party meal. The dish is completed with a bejeweling of pomegranate seeds that not only look beautiful but also add a wonderful texture against the slow cooked lamb.  …

A Landscape Designer’s Guide to Using Pots

The Chicken v Egg : What comes first – the pot or the plant? I spent the recent warm Sydney weekend flicking through books in my horticultural library and surfing the net and I came across a few gems of advice that I thought would be of use to The Potters Wheel readers. The advice…

Interiors: Making your house a home

Creating the perfect home means many different things, but for most of us, it is creating a sense of comfort, a safe relaxing space where we can truly express ourselves. A home is a place where you live your life and create memories with family and friends.  Below are a few tips to help create…

The Balcony Garden hosts the LNA

  The Balcony Garden was recently lucky enough to host the July General meeting of the LNA – the master landscapers association of NSW. The LNA is the premiere industry body for landscape professionals in NSW. It was great to meet and to entertain members and show off some of our new arrivals, including 830mm…

Interior Trends Update

Sydney siders today are tending to stay put and make their slice of the Sydney real estate market the best it can possibly be.  From small additions to concept, design and construction here are a few of the latest interior trends that will help you along the way!!     Colour Watch out French Navy,…

Caring for your potted friends

As a follow up to last months articles on the Potter’s Wheel, this month we look at maintaining your chosen plant life. Plants can be fussy, but spend just a little bit of time with your foliaged friends, check in every now and then with them, and everything will be leafy!     Planting Up…

Upcoming Collections

New collections from The Balcony Garden. We can’t reveal full details as yet, but the new collections will feature a mixture of earthy materials and contemporary finishes. It’s been a busy 12 months as we’ve travelled between Africa, Asia and Italy; working with our suppliers to create 3 new exclusive ranges. Make sure you keep an eye on…