22 Jun '14, 4pm

How Important is Lighting for Living Walls? By George Irwin

Plastic is a limited application due to expansion and contraction; exterior use failure is inevitable. Felts and fabrics can start to break down in as little as six weeks, and they are also a breeding ground for algae build up. Choose your product wisely especially if the project is of magnitude and accessible to the public; I have literally seen various systems falling off the wall. Beyond product materials there are common variables to vertical garden success - there is a science to creating a natural environment in the vertical plane. Personally I have designed our Green Living Wall with Mother Nature in mind. In a natural setting roots grow in crevices of rock faces, the plant is irrigated from the top down with naturally occurring nutrients and bacteria composted from leaf litter found at the top of the wall. All plants require Water, Nutrition, Light and Media (some ...

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