6 Luscious Living Vertical Gardens Bring A Breath Of Fresh Air Indoors Growing plants indoors is nothing new, but vertical gardens are all the rage now - these leafy green walls can turn any drab interior space into a lush green oasis. Living wall installations also improve indoor air quality while uplifting your mood. Landscape architects and expert plant installers around the world are latching on to this growing trend and becoming quite adept at creating these luscious living vertical gardens - read on to see some of our favorite indoor vertical gardens! Vertical Garden Cleans Air Inside Office Building In Spain Drexel University’s Biowall Benriner Mandoline « KitchenAudition Purchasing Please help support our ability to produce these reviews by purchasing your equipment through one of our trusted affiliate retailers. The Benriner Mandoline (2 1/2″ wide cutting deck) is available at Amazon for under $25. The “Super Benriner” (see our review) has a 3 3/4″ wide cutting deck: it is available at Sur La Table or Amazon for approximately $50. Largest of all is the “Jumbo Benriner,” (4 3/4″ wide cutting deck) which performs slicing only: we have yet to review this model. Design & Operation
How to Make a Vertical Garden From Disposable Cups December 17, 2011 by Robin Plaskoff Horton Turn man-made into man-saved by creating a Re-DIY vertical green living wall as Turkish design firm Designnobis did. For their Naturewall, the designers collected about ten used plastic disposable coffee cups, washed them off, then created a simple flexible metal holder system to hang the cups, transforming them into a vertical garden. The Naturwall system includes an aluminum metal frame with 10-12 cup holders that one can set up unlimited variations to accomodate any particular size and type of plants.
What are Living Walls? Definition of Green Wall and Vertical Garden L iving walls or green walls are self sufficient vertical gardens that are attached to the exterior or interior of a building. They differ from green façades (e.g. ivy walls) in that the plants root in a structural support which is fastened to the wall itself. The plants receive water and nutrients from within the vertical support instead of from the ground. Vertical Organic Gardening Tips A few years back I was leading an old friend through my garden, all the while bemoaning my lack of growing space, when he suddenly interrupted me and asked, "Why do people build skyscrapers?" What this had to do with my overcrowded garden, I hadn't a clue. "So they can cram a lot of people into a place without using up much ground room?" I ventured. "Exactly.
The Living Wall Hack So I haven't been here for a while! I guess it is time for me to start writing what I have been up to again. I have had the hydroponics project hanging over my head for too long now, but I ended up moving from my Beverly Hills apartment in Jamaica to a New Kingston "centrally located" apartment. This meant that I no longer had the space to setup the system. FAIL 1. The next couple months after moving I resigned from the startup company I had been working with for the past year.
Polanter Vertical Gardening System The Polanter Vertical Gardening System is a simple and practical kit and is hung onto walls or fences with the brackets provided. The brackets remain fixed to the wall and the Polanter can be lifted off the brackets to enable it to be re-planted and then easily re-hung by slotting the Polanter back onto the brackets. The planting holes for the Polanter measures approximately 4cm across and are ideal for planting plug plants. The Polanter Vertical Gardening System comes in a choice of 8 colours (see the table below). The price for this product is.. £ 21.98 (UK) – or $29.95 (US) … Below you can watch how to plant your Polanter… Did you know that the Polanter is ideally suited for growing your own produce?
Modular Flexible Balcony Vertical Garden Planter October 8, 2013 by Robin Plaskoff Horton Pflix is like a vertical garden doing yoga. Designer Christian Heufelder’s modular planting system has the kind of flexibility that I want after an hour of stretching. Adaptive to even the most space deprived conditions, the system strikes a number of poses, horizontally, vertically, or on all fours like it’s doing a Downward Dog… Like other modular planter systems, this one makes the most efficient use of a meager amount of available garden space while stylishly adding a little design flair.
Living close: strata title permaculture Lucinda's great DIY vertical gardening system The too-hard basket seems often applied to fledgling aspirations of creating bountiful gardens in rental or strata title properties. Which is really quite understandable, in some ways. To succeed in such ventures one needs to effectively communicate with (sometimes dubious) landlords and fellow residents, which is no small thing. Recently, though, we came across Lucinda’s garden, which is a beautiful example of such communications gone right. A small space, strata-title, yeehar permaculture garden in the heart of northern Sydney. Hanging Sprout Jars Sprouts are good, nutritious food. The ones shown here are mung bean sprouts. They are raised by just keeping them moist while they develop. No dirt is used. The finished sprouts are eaten roots, stem, and early leaves. I eat them raw, as salad material, but I believe they can also be eaten stir fried, as in Chinese food dishes.
Vertical Gardening Tips - Organic Gardening A few years back I was leading an old friend through my garden, all the while bemoaning my lack of growing space, when he suddenly interrupted me and asked, "Why do people build skyscrapers?" What this had to do with my overcrowded garden, I hadn't a clue. "So they can cram a lot of people into a place without using up much ground room?" I ventured. "Exactly. Sort of like your garden, wouldn't you say? Vertical farming Vertical farming is cultivating plant or animal life within a skyscraper greenhouse or on vertically inclined surfaces. The modern idea of vertical farming uses techniques similar to glass houses, where natural sunlight can be augmented with artificial lighting. Types