27 Aug '16, 1am

#verticalgardening

#verticalgardening

The plants used for a living wall vary depending on the amount of sunlight available, the space available, the location on the wall, different exposure to water, and whether your living wall is indoors or outdoors. There are also many vegetables that have been grown successfully in living walls. Avoid large plants that will put a lot of pressure on the angled root area when growing a pocket system vertical garden. Lightweight leaved plants, plants that cascade and plants that grow in mounds close to the root area are the best selections. Succulents, for example, make fine choices as most will hug the wall, are drought tolerant and form decorative and varied foliage that offer interesting shapes, textures and colors in both leaf and flower.

Full article: http://www.greenhomebuilding.com/articles/livingwalls.htm

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