Vertical Garden for Narrow Area
Have a limited ground area does not mean you can not have a garden. As long there is a blank wall or a bare fence surrounding your house, you can still create one. Try a vertical garden! The vertical garden is an alternative and solution for the homeowners who like gardening but, does have narrow area. Though it will look different than a common garden that is horizontal and flat, the function is the same i.e. giving fresh and clean air through its circulation, especially when your house located in the city with quite a high level of air pollution.
The level of difficulty on the creation of a vertical garden depending on the media that will be used and how its design. A vertical garden can use several kinds of media, including the multi-storey frame, hanging frame , modular system, or system of carpet (textiles or geotextile), or vertical garden module (VGM). Currently, the VGM price is still quite expensive, therefore you can use another media is to get the price better.
The concept of the vertical ornamental garden can be made simple. Grow plants in pots and put them upward or also select a climbing plant that can grow over the wall of the House.
A few tips to choose good plants for your vertical garden
- Select the plants that do not heavy. This will affect the strength of the wall or wall vertical garden itself. Consider carefully the structure and quality of your wall before you hang the pots or the frame of your vertical garden on the wall.
- Furthermore, it is important that you have to choose the plants that grown relatively slow. Fast grow plants in the vertical garden, will certainly make you hassles, because the plants need pruning all the time.
- If you like vines you must reconsider before you use your wall as its media. Why? Vines caused moistly and it creates a mossy wall. When this happen it will damage the structure of the wall.
But you still have another way to have vines, Before you put it vertically on the wall you can grow it first in the garden-sized box.
You must try this vertical garden because it is not complicated to create and this concept of the garden gives you more benefits like withstanding the heat that comes from the outside, then it can dampen noise, and increase supplies of oxygen, as well as be able to embellish the look of the House.