- Check the root system- See to it that the plants don’t have a complicated root system. If they have a complicated root system, it would be difficult to support them.
- Check the direction to where the plants face- In this way, you will see to it that there will be enough sunlight for the plants to thrive. In the same way, if you will select plants which love shade and you will put them in a location with full sunlight, they may not be able to make it as well.
- Combine plants which have the same requirements- It will be easier for you to maintain them if you know that your plants have the same requirements when it comes to watering and fertilizing.
Aside from choosing the right plants for your vertical garden, you should also know the other factors which can help your plants live and grow healthily. These are: water, oxygen, right temperature, sunlight, and nutrients.
After all those requirements, let’s now go to the different plants which we can have for our vertical garden.
Basil leaf is one of the most often used herbs at home or even in the restaurants. It is usually included in a salad. It is also used to be added in soups and stews.
Like the Basil, it is also useful. In fact, it has lots of health benefits like it prevents cardiovascular diseases; it is a good source of anti-oxidant; it improves quality of sleep; and it has an anti-bacterial effect.
It is an Italian herb. It is often added to pasta recipes like spaghetti and beef recipes. Oregano is also known as antiseptic plant. It is also known to cure stomach and respiratory ailments.
Climbing roses need to have full support. You can attach them to a trellis. You can only prune the roses when they totally cover the entire trellis. When you see weak canes, make sure to remove them. Cut the climbing roses early spring
You will love watching these roses grow. They can give you beautiful flowers with fragrance. You should see to it that they are being watered regularly, especially during hot season. They only require small doses of fertilizer. They need enough light.
Daisies are very attractive, although they are known as weeds of lawn. They are considered as perennial plants and flowers. They are also used to treat wounds and they may give relief for those who have coughs.
Orchids can give you beauty. They stand for love and attraction. They are often used as a corsage in any events. They can put on the branches of the trees. They are also used to be placed in hanging planters or baskets.
They are leaf vegetables which are very nutritious. They thrive in hot temperature while they grow slowly during winter season.
Beans are good example of vertical gardening since they need pole for them to grow. They can also grow best with trellis or teepees.
When growing tomatoes, you need to have wire cages, stacking, or just imitate the one in the picture.
Cucumbers work on vines, although they can also be used in a container garden.
Now that you have already known these plants, you have lots of options of which among them you would choose. Actually, there are still other plants which are not mentioned here and which you can also plant in your vertical garden. But I hope these serve as your guide.