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Plants on Walls

Plants on Walls
It's a whole new way to think about gardening! Grow a living wall easily with Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters. Our hand-made planters are designed to use the micro fibers in PET felt so that all the plants are watered equally. The felt is made from recycled plastic bottles, a nylon non-toxic fiber that is indestructible and tough. This amazing material provides a safe growing medium that is pH neutral and non-reactive, so you can garden organically right on your wall - it's even safe for vegetables and herbs! Roots grow right into the felt, which comes alive thanks to the microbiology in the soil.

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