Here’s an article about creative use of window space to garden for those who have no balcony or access to a gardening plot.
This crafty design turns a window into a personal garden site. The shutter moves like a drawbridge with cords allowing plants access to the sun and can be pulled back during the night to bring the plants back inside. This is container gardening with an edge–or should I say near a ledge?
Check out the article and photos here: http://www.good.is/post/room-with-a-view-window-shutter-as-micro-urban-garden/
Just make sure the contraption is secure or pedestrians below might not be too happy!