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Creating Vertical Gardens in a Limited Space

Friday, February 28, 2014 Category: Garden Designs

Green Vertical Garden Design IdeaTime just flies and we find it difficult to find green spaces. It is even more difficult for houses with limited space. To work around this, there is no harm to choose a vertical garden for your home.
Vertical garden began to be widely known in 1994 through the works of French botanist, Patrick Blanc. According to Blanc, plants do not require soil media in certain circumstances. Soil is only mechanical support. The most important role for the life of the plant is the supply of water and some minerals necessary …

Hanging Garden: A Garden Concept for Small Spaces

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Category: Garden Designs

Colorful Hanging PlantsDon’t blame your narrow yard for the absence of gardens around your home. With a small yard you still can make your home beautiful and lush. Simply use your hanging pots or plant racks.
Spider plants are widely used for a hanging garden. Yet, you can try other plants such as Epipremnum aureum (also called Australian native monstera, centipede tongavine, devil’s ivy, golden pothos, hunter’s robe, ivy arum, money plant, silver vine, Solomon Islands ivy or taro vine), Bromelia lipstick, begonia, and caladium for a hanging garden.
There are two types of …

Wall Garden: A Smart Trend to Deal with Limited Spaces

Sunday, February 23, 2014 Category: Garden Designs

Indoor and Outdoor Wall Garden Design IdeaThe presence of a garden helps protecting us from the ultraviolet, heat, and air pollution. These good effects can be way bigger when we choose anti pollutant plants. The family members will become healthier and feel more comfortable staying at home. In addition, the home will appear more beautiful and unique with the accent of a wall garden design.
There are currently developed many designs of wall garden. The terms also vary, starting from green façade, green wall, vertical garden, living wall up to topiade, referring to a wall built with …

Tips to Invite Butterflies to Your Garden

Thursday, February 20, 2014 Category: Garden Designs

Butterlies in Colorful Garden
The presence of butterflies in the garden adds beauty and lushness to a garden full of flowers. Moreover, it turns out that the presence of butterfly is harmless to the plants. They are even helpful in the flower pollination and fruit production process. So, what should we do to attract butterflies to our garden?
There are four basic things important to note about the growth of butterflies, i.e. food, shelter, water, and sunlight. Therefore, a butterfly garden can be created by presenting those four things. As a food source, butterflies look …

Easy Ways to Create a Vertical Garden

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Category: Garden Designs

Indoor Vertical Garden IdeaWhat do you think about the making of a vertical garden? Difficulties in construction and watering system? Then, how to plant the plants and what growing media should be used? Perhaps, you think that creating a vertical garden is that difficult and complicated. In fact, there are various simple ways to make a beautiful, lush, and durable vertical garden. Just follow the following tips on how to build a vertical garden easily.
Similar to hydroponics
In principle, the vertical garden planting system is no different from planting in general. When all requirements …