Benefits of a vertical garden?
Vertical gardens don't just look good they are beneficial in so many different ways to the quality of life:
better air quality
maximising a space usage
better quality produce (especially if you are growing vegetables/herbs the right way)
it reduces noise
better temperature balance
it acts like an extra insulation
significant energy savings by reducing wall surface temperature
Vertical gardens are a significant part of Biophilic Design and you are eager to learn more about the whole design and why is it good for you, take a look at the older post Biophilic Interior Design and Why Is it Good for You.
What plants grow in a vertical garden?
A significant number of plants can grow successfully in a vertical environment. Depending on if you are after a decorating or an edible green wall, pick your favourite plants.
Decorative plants perfect for a vertical garden:
Ferns - known for their fast growth, adaptability and humidity resistance.
Bromeliads - ideal with their shallow roots and small size.
Pothos - southeast Asian climbing plant, super easy to maintain and even in the low light situation.
Lipstick plant - it survives dry conditions with ease.
Wedding Vine - known as very fairly tolerant plant towards wet or dry conditions.
Peace Lily - if you want a beautiful flower amongst the green, also easy to maintain.
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I found some really inspiring and great quality videos to help you build your own vertical garden easily (it will save you from some unnecessary costs too).