Vertical gardens are the hottest trend in flexible gardening systems. The Vertical gardens are also known as Green Walls or Living Walls. It is a technique used to grow plants on walls. Vertical gardens can be attached to the exterior or interior of a building. They differ from green facades in that the plants root in a structural support which is fastened to the wall itself.
The vertical garden is a wall partially or completely covered with wall greenery that includes a growing medium like soil or a substrate. Most green walls also feature an integrated water delivery system. The Plant supporting system is very light so it can be implemented on any wall. The water flows over a vertical surface that keeps the plants alive. Instead of receiving the water and nutrients from the ground, they get it through the vertical support on the walls. The water can be supplied at the pockets on the top row which will wicks down through the felt and it can be supplied by hand watering or drip irrigation .
Intensive urbanization has left hardly any horizontal space for outdoor gardens. So Vertical Gardens are mostly preferred for people who live in cities or towns. It is alternative techniques of gardening by expanding the scope of growing plants in a vertical manner.They are not only beautiful, but also helpful in enlivening the ambiance. Vertical Gardens can absorb the heat on the buildings and thus, reduce both indoor and outdoor temperature, providing a healthier indoor air quality as well as a more beautiful space. They also allow good use of available vertical surface areas. By making use of vertical gardens, any kind of space can be used at its greatest capacity is good for environment and human health.
We, Eternity Pools and Gardens is now engaged on designing and installation of vertical gardens in Kerala.