No need to forego having a bit of nature at home when outdoor space is at a premium. These succulents are low maintenance & can thrive in both shade & sun. Try it on a condo/apartment balcony or intimate outdoor area.
Growing vegetables in containers is possible but there are some that grow easily and produce heavily in containers. Due to this we've added 20 Best and Most Productive Vegetables to grow in pots. From Balcony Garden Web
A small balcony has been converted into an oasis by adding lots of plants in wooden containers, ceramic pots, railing planters, etc. There is still enough place for the family to sit outside and spend time alone or with each other.