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Vertical Garden, Living Wall, Indoor Green Walls Systems

Vertical Garden, Living Wall

8 Designs available.  

 

Garden Beet recommends four Living Wall Solutions. We provide free impartial design advice based on your budget and needs. Our living wall systems are suitable for both commercial and DIY residential projects.

Garden Beet supplies and provides technical support to large commercial clients in the UK, EU, Africa and Middle East as well as home owners wishing to install a small green patch on their kitchen wall. Garden Beet advised and supplied the BBC with their living walls (Woolly Pockets) and we can help you too.

We also encourage our users to refer to Vertical Garden Online . It is a world digest of vertical garden news, product reviews and trends in USA, UK, Europe and Australia.

 


living wall by woolly pocket using wally one
easiwall
living wall by minigarden vertiplant
Woolly Pockets
Prices start
£24.99

£149.90
per square metre
Easi-Wall
Prices start
£169.99

£261.99
per square metre
Minigarden
Prices start
£49.99

£200.00
per square metre
Vertiplant/Salad
Herb Vertical

£11.99

Not suitable for large
areas
Short or long term? Long term Long term Long term Short term (2 seasons)
Living wall size Small or large living walls Small or large living walls Small or large living walls Small only
COMMERCIAL / RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL / RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL / RESIDENTIAL
Indoors outdoors Indoor and outdoor Outdoors

Can be adapted for indoors

Indoor and outdoor Outdoors only
Existing wall or fence Prefers an existing wall.

Can hang without a wall or railings behind but there is a tendency for the pockets to pull backwards with the weight of the soil and plants.

Existing wall not required however Easi-wall will need to be secured to posts or similar Existing wall not required however wall will need to be secured to posts or similar Existing wall or fence required
Flexible or rigid? Flexible - allows plants to wrap corners, posts.

Can be used to hang over balconies, railings as well as create a single surface vertical garden.

Rigid panels – good for providing a green screen to divide a large area into two as well as create a single surface vertical garden. Rigid panels – good for providing a green screen to divide a large area into two as well as create a single surface vertical garden. Flexible
Woolly Pockets Easi-Wall Minigarden Vertiplant/Salad Herb Vertical
What sizes are available? Three sizes. Can be folded to fit any space.

Modular.

Three sizes.

Modular

Fit most wall spaces.

Modular

Fit most wall spaces.

One size only
Plant health Excellent!!!

Root system breathes - no need to replace plants as the roots never outgrow the pocket

Most plants eventually outgrow the space. A replacement program is required every 2-7 years depending on plant selection. Most plants eventually outgrow the space. A replacement program is required every 2-7 years depending on plant selection. Plants will outgrow the space
Recycled materials? 100% recycled fabric planter. Liner on the indoor model is made from 60% recycled fabric. Recycled rigid panels. No No
Watering Hand water.

Drip irrigation can be fitted.

Any quality drip irrigation system is suitable however we recommend Logica

Design reduces evaporation.

Hand water.

Irrigation included in some models.

Self watering feature.

Design reduces evaporation.

Hand water.

Drip irrigation can be fitted.

Any quality drip irrigation system is suitable however we recommend Logica

Design reduces evaporation.

Hand water.

Poor water retention.

 


What are Vertical Gardens?

Vertical Gardens (also known as living walls) are a great solution for those with limited space. Put simply they are gardens that are grown vertically. Patric Blanc, the French Botonist was the originator of the concept and is now the superstar of the vertical garden world. His living walls are fabulous works of art and have inspired many to start growing plants up the wall.

Vertical gardening provides an opportunity for a thriving herb, flower or small vegetable garden to grow in very small urban spaces - both indoors and outside. A lush green sanctuary can be created in gritty hard cities without the need for wide gardens.

Vertical gardening opens up the planting possibilities. No longer are we restricted to the traditional tall and skinny plant range such as conifers or climbers to screen fences. A tapestry of colour, form and texture is now possible in even the smallest of gardens.

Valuable ground space can be left for the children to kick a ball or the parents to host large dinner parties. Perfect for urban living. It is now possible to grow your lettuce and herbs in the kitchen or create a funky tropical living wall in the bedroom.

Please remember all gardens need maintanance and vertical gardens are no different. Plants need adequate water, sun and nutrients to maintain healthy growth. Whilst vertical gardens are fabulous there is nothing worse than a dead 'living wall'. Correct plant selection, maintenance and a good vertical garden system is critical for a happy lush wall garden.

Garden Beet's blog has a whole heap of articles on vertical gardens including window farms - take a look.

Garden Beet also has a reading recommendation to assist with your vertical gardening activities.

vertical gardening

 

Garden Up. Smart Vertical Gardening for Small and Large Spaces by Susan Morrison and Rebecca Sweet.

This book has had great reviews. It offers some fantastic small garden solutions as well as inspiring gardening ideas. Now we dont like tooting our own horn but some vertical gardens by Garden Beet feature in this book! We were rather chuffed to be included. Placing that aside we now use the book as a reference and find it very useful for ideas.

If you would like to puchase simply click the link below. You will go to Amazon. It will cost between £9-13.

Garden Up!: Smart Vertical Gardening for Small and Large Spaces

 

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