|Exhibition, Milan, 2015, Vertical Garden|
1. Support Your Garden
Before you start planting your vertical garden you must make sure that the support you offer to your plants is strong enough to bare their weight. Your woolly pocket that will incorporate the plants must have a strong frame to support it. This frame can be a strong fence or a wall inside or outside your house. Just make sure the support you offer your plants is strong enough to take their weight.
2. Be Sure of What to Plant in Advance
Now before you do anything make sure you have decided what you would want to plant in your vertical garden. To enjoy the growth of your plants you will have to arrange them properly. A number of plants can be grown in a vertical garden and hence you can decide from the variety available for vertical plants. Just make sure you choose the right size of the plant before planting them.
|Hydroponic solar vertical garden|
3. Choose Soil for Your Garden Correctly
The support and the woolly pocket is not all you need to choose a soil that helps your plants grow well. The soil has to be nutritious, should be able to retain water and drain water in order to keep your plants healthy. Healthy plats grow well adding beauty to your garden
4. Watering The Garden
The trick of a healthy garden is watering it well. The water that you give your plants has to be adequate neither less nor more. Adequacy is not enough you have to water your plats on time making sure that their soil remains wet. You can opt for drip irrigation to make sure that you vertical garden is healthy and well watered. Drip irrigation is not necessarily used for very big vertical gardens; they can also be used for smaller ones.
5. Add Colours to Your Garden
Plant some plants that bare eye catching and colourful flowers and fruits. Check where you place them. You can either use plants with contrasting colors or match them up. Lines of contrasting colors on your walls will make your vertical garden and your walls look stunning. It is very important to look what you plat and how you plat them in a vertical garden.
6. Use Shades For Your Plants
Some plants need ample of sunlight, you need to make sure that these plats receive good amount of sunlight to flourish well. If these plants do not get proper sunlight they will get ruined. A few plants need semi shade or semi sunlight, you can arrange a shade for such plants, direct sunlight can harm such plants. Whereas some plants are indoor and do not need sunlight at all, these plants can be planted inside your house to add beauty to your house.
|Vertical farm green wall bok choy lettuce|
7. Maintain Your Plants
Maintained vertical gardens look beautiful and also make your house look amazing, whereas gardens not maintained look shabby. What you have to look for is that your plants are well watered, have enough soil, the soil is well nourished and your plants get adequate sunlight. If these aspects are in place your vertical garden will definitely grow well. Along with maintaining the soil, water and sunlight of the plant you have to make sure that the support for your garden is strong enough, don’t forget your vertical garden is based on its support.
Besides being stylish and trendy these vertical gardens maintain your privacy. They make your house look absolutely amazing. Place these plants well to get the best view of them. These gardens will add charm to your house only if you maintain them well. Look after their maintenance and they can make you live amid greenery.