Tips of building living walls
There are a few things to consider when building a living wall that can be applied to all planters such as location, plant types, and design. Product we suggest are the most versatile and safe product in the market. Offering new technologies that make watering and ease of creating large vertical green walls feasible.
When figuring out where to install your living wall first you have to decide whether its going to be inside or outside.
• Inside – Vertical wall gardens inside we suggest to be under sufficient lighting either from (lights what type?) or preferable natural sun light through windows.
• Outside – When gardening outside we suggest south or west facing exterior living walls this improves energy cost inside your home. Also consider acoustics it’s a great solution to block sound by absorbing it or keeping sound in by reflecting sound.
There are wide variety of plants that are possible with these living wall planters especially because their fabric and allow air pruning to occur. It really comes to preferences and we also suggest that native plants and variety of colors is a great place to start exploring. Here are some that we have had success with in the past that can look very aesthetically pleasing as well.
Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum sp.)
Boston Fern (Nephrolepisexaltata ‘Bostoniensis’)
English Ivy (Hedera Helix)
Spider Plant (Chlorophytumcomosum)
Pothos (Epipremnum sp.)
Lipstick plant (Aeschynanthus radicans)
Rabbit’s foot fern (Davallia fejeensis)
Sword Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata)
Cretan brake fern (Pteris cretica)
Sansevieria (Mother in law’s tongue)
Wedding Vine (Stephanotis floribunda)
Dracaena (Dracaena sp.)
Crotons (Codiaeum variegatum pictum)
Creating Large Wall Gardens:
There are many different ways and designs to connect fabric wall planters for large walls. Wall Pot three pocket wall planters eight grommets making it the easiest of all wall planters to connect. With just 2 bamboo or wooden sticks and 4 zip ties you are able to connect two wall pots together taking only minutes here are the steps:
Line up grommet holes
Place one stick on the front and the other on the back
Slide a zip ties through one side out the other then back through and sinch both sticks together
Continue same process as step 3 for each grommet hole
Photo Illustrates Final Product: