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Balcony Permaculture, Taipei, Taiwan
Balcony Permaculture, Taipei, Taiwan
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Taipei, TW
Climate zone:
Wet/Dry Tropical

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Balcony Permaculture, Taipei, Taiwan

Project Type

Urban, Residential, Balcony Garden, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

I live on the top of an apartment 8 floors up and have a balcony of about 25 metres squared. I have salvaged thrown away materials from the 'community of apartments' where ever possible and have set up worm composting, mulching, aquaponics, rainwater harvesting, and use of vertical space for planting herbs and vegetables. I want to grow as much food as possible.

Project Description

There are many balconies, and flat roof areas in Taipei and other countries in Asia (and probably many places in the world too). These could all be productive food and/or biodiversity sites.

This is one demonstration of what is possible. After about 15 months:

Balcony container plants

2 videos describe and show what I have done:

Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=phsu8FDjAX4

Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQCugLtH_js

Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xek8iq0jOjA


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