Last week we, tackle about The Different Structures for Vertical Gardening. All of those structures are for plants which grow up. Today, we will see the other ways how to grow a vertical garden.
Plants Which Grow Down
With vertical gardening, everyone has the chance to own their garden no matter if they have limited space. For those living in an apartment, window boxes are ideal to have. Installing window boxes are just easy. You can put the boxes in your windows. You can attach the boxes below the window through the wall. You just have to make sure that the boxes are secured using brackets and hooks. Before you place the plants, you should try if it’s already durable. In addition to that, make sure that you know the weight limit of each box. You will love the convenience of harvesting, reaching out, and smelling your plants, flowers, or herbs easily. This can also add attraction for your house.
Hanging Vertical Garden
There are many ways how you can achieve this. First, you can use hanging baskets or containers and second are the upside down grow bags. This is good if you don’t have enough available space for your garden or you have a poor or no soil in your surroundings. Plants which you may use for your upside down grow bags are strawberries and tomatoes. This will also help you eliminate the difficulty of having weeds around your plants. On the other hand, hanging baskets or containers are the best way to utilize aerial space. You can use your imagination and your creativity so that they would look great.
Deck or Balcony Railing Planters
Do you have a deck or balcony? You can install railing planters so that you make use of the space. However, you should always think of safety because if the railing planters are not properly secured, they may fall down which can create to an accident. What if somebody is down there when the railing planters fall down? Choose the right size and style. This allows the plants to fall down when they grow. You are opted to use different kinds of materials like resin, fiberglass, or metals with various length and widths.
Wall Mounted Planters
One of the most common ways how you can have a vertical garden for plants which grow down is through wall mounted planters. Usually, the walls are empty, and the best way to add attraction to it is through vertical gardening. You can either use wood or metal. You can also old materials and hang them on the wall like soda plastic bottles or even compost bags.
Next week, we will give focus on stack garden and the different ways to achieve it. So, better not miss my next post. Meanwhile, have you tried vertical gardening already? Why not share it with us so that everybody will learn. Just leave your comment below.