The porch, just off the kitchen, has a hanging garden and plush seating. “People love this spot,” Whitney says. “It’s connected to the house, but it still feels like a nook where you can have a one-on-one conversation.”
box w its own antique scrolled iron panel is very friendly to a mandevillea planting. The niche is warm, & protected from wind. The vine will have plenty of places to wind around, & grow. It will climb to the top of this panel in no time. The placement was somewhat dictated by a giant downspout right in the middle of the wall. But as this balcony does not get any use in the winter, the container helps to solve a visual problem.