DIY Gardening: How to Create a Vertical Wall Garden [Infographic]

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For those who are looking to create beautiful gardens with limited space, a vertical garden could be just what you need.

A popular feature among urban gardeners, a vertical wall garden allows you to grow a variety of plants and flowers and beautify your space without sacrificing any square footage.

But the benefits do not stop. Here are other ways vertical gardens improve our lives:

The upsides of vertical gardens

  • Space-saving: Vertical gardens are a great way to grow plants in small spaces. They can be mounted on walls, fences, or even windowsills. This makes them ideal for apartments, condos, and other small homes.
  • Increased productivity: These gardens can produce more food per square foot than traditional gardens. This is because they can be stacked vertically, which allows for more plants to be grown in a limited space.
  • Improved air quality: They can help to improve air quality by absorbing pollutants and releasing oxygen. This is especially beneficial in urban areas, where air pollution can be a problem.
  • Reduced noise pollution: Vertical gardens can help to reduce noise pollution by absorbing sound waves. This can make a big difference in noisy areas like near highways or airports.
  • Enhanced property value: Vertical gardens can enhance the property value of a home or business. They can add curb appeal and make a space more attractive to potential buyers or tenants.
  • Increased biodiversity: Vertical gardens can help to increase biodiversity by providing habitat for birds, insects, and other small animals. This can help to improve the overall health of the ecosystem.
  • Reduced water usage: Vertical gardens can help reduce water usage using drip irrigation or other water-efficient methods. This is especially beneficial in areas where water is scarce.
  • Easy to maintain: These gardens are relatively easy to maintain. They do not require as much weeding or watering as traditional gardens. This makes them a good option for people who do not have a lot of time to garden.

Check out the infographic below to find out how you can create your own vertical wall garden:

DIY vertical garden wall infographic

Are you going to try building your own vertical wall garden? Tweet us @greenerideal and let us know how it goes!

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9 thoughts on “DIY Gardening: How to Create a Vertical Wall Garden [Infographic]”

  1. Do the plants mind having to grow out horizontally like that? Or do they grow up? I can see how it would work with climbing plants, but lettuce?
    Thanks for the idea.


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