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Among the professionals working with landscaping and people interested in the subject, it is increasingly common to hear the name "vertical garden", also known as "green wall".

Daniela Colnaghi, interior designer and Marketing vice-president of the São Paulo State Decoration Association (ADESP), explains that vertical gardens are panels mounted in living structures. "They give life to internal or external environments, such as walls and walls, corridors or unused corners," he says.

"In addition to their beauty in form of decoration, vertical gardens are beneficial for any environment, providing thermal comfort, reducing pollution and reducing external noise," adds Daniela interior designer.

Not by chance the vertical gardens have done so successfully, is not it? If you also have interest in investing in a vertical garden, you'll love the information, tips and inspirations below.

Ideas and tips to make your vertical garden

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A balcony spacious and different apartment, which was very good use, accommodating many species of foliage this vertical garden, and various other objects with special value for residents.

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Photo: Playback / home Stories

Few people would see a simple bedstead as a potential object, however, the owner of the house could see it a panel to hang potted plants. That's how she put together a simple vertical garden, cheap, but very elegant.

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Photo: Playback / home Stories

This property has created an elegant garden and a small garden where locals grow some spices. The outdoor area is also the setting for entertaining.

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Photo: Playback / So I like

Wall with concrete parts in forming wavy relief vessels to form a vertical garden. different and elegant design Taguá architecture.

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vertical garden made with spider veins. Great tip to cultivate spices in the apartment, and leave the beautiful and delicate environment.

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Bathroom with vertical garden occupying the entire wall that is next to the tub. A warm, Mariana Borges and Thaysa Godoy project.

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Photo: Playback / So I like

Vertical garden built on the roof of an apartment with pool, providing residents the feeling of being closer to nature.

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Photo: Playback / So I like

The vertical garden in this apartment shows the beauty of the pool covered with greenish pellets, and also the view of the city.

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Photo: Playback / So I like

The vertical garden creates an interesting contrast to the modern and purple couch in addition to the black stone.

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Photo: Playback / Blog Landscape

A modern outdoor space that gained even more beauty and comfort with this vertical garden. Marisa Lima project.

How to make a vertical garden

According to Daniela, there is no rule, each person finds his way to make a vertical garden. However, there are some steps that can not be missing in any mounting a green space, according to interior designer:

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  • Choose the area;
  • Choice of support;
  • Choice of plants;
  • Finally, information search of the ideal conditions for cultivation.

"The structure is generally endcapped with iron, a lattice-type support for the pots with plants. The plants used are sun to partial shade because the sun does not focus on the wall, however, we have plenty of light. They are: ferns, liriopes, purple tetra, little fish and asparagus, as well as some orchids flowered to leave, "says Daniela.

"Irrigation is automated and watering twice a day for two minutes. After some time, this could reduce watering to once a day, when the plants are already adapted, "adds interior designer.

3 common questions about enlightened vertical garden

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Check the answers of the expert on common issues that may arise on the installation of vertical gardens:

1. What are the best flowers and plants for vertical gardens?

Daniela: Vertical Garden allows the use of different species of plants, leaves and / or flowers. The mixed use of them makes the most colorful and attractive composition. For indoors and in low light density, shade plants such as Bromeliads, Lily, Fern American, among others, are perfect. While species like Liriope, Heras, Guaimbê are ideal for outdoor environments with winds and lots of light density.

2. Are there any restrictions on vertical gardens? What should I avoid planting in gardens as well?

Daniela: There are no restrictions plants to assemble the space, however, we must choose well the plants taking into account the climatic and structural conditions of the site. large roots or aggressive roots are not appropriate and should be avoided. Preferably, the plants should be perennial, contributing to the whole concept of sustainability.

3. What special care should I have with the vertical garden?

Daniela: Care start already at the time of choosing which is the best plant or flower into place. Be careful with the type of climate, lighting and ventilation are important points for the panel survival. If done with spider veins, observing whether the soil is not too dry or wet. For some panels, irrigation is done in an automated manner, which gives a chance to better control this care of irrigation. In some cases it is necessary to put fertilizer often so the plants can live well. Always consult an expert to know exactly what the care of the chosen plant.

21 charming vertical gardens to inspire you

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Photo: Playback / Luxury Officina

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Photo: Playback / Carol Cantelli

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Photo: Playback / Jaqueline Menin and Mariana Paro - Architecture and Interiors

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Photo: Play / Mate

Photo: Play / Mate

Photo: Play / Mate

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Photo: Playback / So I like

Photo: Playback / So I like

Photo: Playback / So I like

Photo: Playback / So I like

Photo: Playback / So I like

Photo: Playback / So I like

Photo: Playback / So I like

Photo: Playback / So I like

Photo: Playback / So I like

Photo: Playback / Marisa Lima

Photo: Playback / Marisa Lima

Photo: Playback / Marisa Lima

Photo: Playback / Marisa Lima

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Photo: Playback / Blog Landscape

Photo: Playback / Blog Landscape

Photo: Playback / Blog Landscape

Photo: Playback / Blog Landscape

Photo: Playback / Blog Landscape

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Photo: Playback / Green Vertical

Photo: Playback / Green Vertical

Photo: Playback / Green Vertical

Photo: Playback / Green Vertical

Photo: Playback / Green Vertical

Photo: Playback / Green Vertical

Photo: Playback / Green Vertical

Photo: Playback / Green Vertical

Photo: Playback / Green Vertical

Photo: Playback / Daniela Colnaghi

Photo: Playback / Daniela Colnaghi

Now you know: with the possibility of using different formats and types of plants, you can make a beautiful vertical garden for your home or office, an internal or external space. Besides being beautiful, it will bring benefit to the environment, providing thermal comfort, and reducing pollution and external noise.