When you pass through a vertical garden like the High Coast and Silva, the famous São Paulo minhocão, the sensation is of relief. A great relief to be in front of a green wall after so much gray and concrete.
And you know why? Vertical gardens help to improve the region's air, reduce the emission of pollutants into the atmosphere and bring thermal comfort into the environment, reducing the use of air conditioners and generating energy savings of up to 30%. Another huge benefit of vertical gardens is that they attract birds, bees and other species of animals and insects, contributing to the balance of the local micro climate. And, of course, we can not fail to mention that they are beautiful to live!
The vertical gardens are already a reality - absolutely necessary - in the present day and the tendency is that the number of fans increases every day more. Especially because vertical gardens are not exclusive to large buildings, on the contrary, houses and apartments can also receive this piece of paradise and all its benefits.
And if that's your intention, having a vertical garden at home, then join us in this post to stay inside everything you need to know about vertical garden. Check out:
Tips for Building a Vertical Garden at Home
- Any home environment can receive a vertical garden, as long as it has the light and ventilation conditions necessary for the life of the plant;
- When choosing the plants that will make up your garden, give preference to those that require the same care. That is, no mixing of full sun plants with shade plants;
- The vertical garden can be mounted directly to the wall with the aid of bamboo supports, pallets or plastic. Another possibility is to leave it suspended, in this case the pvc pipes are very used;
- Think about the type of irrigation: manual or automatic? For small vertical gardens, manual watering is sufficient, but for large walls - both in height and width, the ideal is the automated systems that guarantee the watering of all plants alike, in addition to facilitating the moment of fertilization which can be performed with irrigation;
- If you do not have much availability and time to grow your vertical garden, opt for plants that do not require as much care. A good option are succulents;
- Plants that grow vertically in nature are great options for this type of landscaping, such as ferns, jiboias and snake beard. But there are others that are also used with great success in vertical gardens. And that is the theme of the next topic.
Types of vertical garden plants
Check the list below for the most suitable species for cultivation in vertical gardens, divided between sun plants and shade plants, a factor that determines the beauty of the garden and the healthy development of the plant. Check out:
Full sun plants
- Brillantine (Pilea microphylla)
- Chlorophytum (Chlorophytum comosum)
- Hedera (Hedera helix)
- Python (Epipremnum pinnatum)
- Orchid-grape (Spathoglottis unguiculata)
- Trapoeraba-roxa (Tradescantia pallida purpurea)
- Shade and half shade plants
- Anthurium (Anthurium andraeanum)
- Asplênio (Asplenium nidus)
- Woodchuck (Philodendron martianum)
- Snake beard (Ophiopogon jaburan)
- Bromeliad (Guzmania sp)
- Columéia-goldfish (Nematanthus wettsteinii)
- Stag horn (Platycerium bifurcatum)
- Finger (Sedum morganianum)
- Money-in-penca (Callisia repens)
- Phalenopsis (Phalaenopsis x hybridus)
- Flower-lipstick (Aeschynanthus radicans)
- Flower-of-May (Schlumbergera truncata)
- Peperômia (Peperômia scandens)
- Income-Portuguese (Davalia fejeensis)
- Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata)
- Singular (Syngonium angustatum)
Annotated care and known plants, we must now see the most important: inspiring designs of vertical gardens. We separate beautiful images so you get even more motivated with the proposal and run to make yours. Take a look:
70 vertical garden decoration pictures
Picture 1 - Panel in the wall to be 'filled' with pots in the same format; at the end you create a unique and modern look for the vertical garden.
Picture 2 - In this room, vertical garden and wall unite in one thing only.
Picture 3 - External area full of contrasts counts on a vertical garden of ferns on the blue wall.
Picture 4 - Simple vertical garden, made with wire mesh and with few pots, but enough to bring a new mood to the environment.
Picture 5 - "Vegitecture", junction of the words vegetation and architecture, is the name given to this green and sustainable construction concept.
Picture 6 - Vertical garden with bromeliads and orchids: plants that require specific care and shade.
Image 7 - Vertical garden of English ivy, a species of climbing plant of easy cultivation.
Picture 8 - High-ceilinged balcony was appreciated with the vertical garden.
Picture 9 - In this house, the vertical garden was mounted in boxes that can be moved according to the need of the plants.
Picture 10 - Elegant decoration room bet on a vertical garden of ferns built inside hexagonal niches; the result was a tropical climate for the neutral environment.
Image 11 - Living and well green chlorophytes frame for the dining room.
Picture 12 - Vertical garden, in varied shades of green, accompanies who climbs the stairs.
Picture 13 - And in the bathroom, behind the mirror, here is a beautiful and original vertical garden proposal.
Picture 14 - A vivid and natural picture of anthuriums and ivy decorates the space between the dining room and the kitchen.
Picture 15 - On each floor of this building, a sample of the beauty and importance of vertical gardens.
Picture 16 - A facade of this house received pots of colors and varied species to form the vertical garden.
Image 17 - Peppers and seasonings planted in pots that stand out from inside the wall.
Image 18 - Herbs, greens and spices are great options for growing in vertical residential gardens.
Picture 19 - No matter the decorating style that prevails in the environment, the vertical gardens combine with all.
Picture 20 - When designing a green frame, like the one in the picture, draw drawings and shapes with the plants to make the garden even more interesting.
Picture 21 - The woody coating gives even more strength and highlight to the vertical garden.
Image 22 - Walls lined with moss: green contrast in the predominant white of the decoration.
Image 23 - Green ceiling completes the vertical garden proposal of the facade.
Picture 24 - In this veranda, the plants totally covered the structure of the vertical garden forming a green mass of fill the eyes.
Image 25 - Vertical garden next to the ladder.
Image 26 - Wooden panel holds the glass pots that serve as pots for the foliage seedlings.
Image 27 - Green wall brings life and beauty to the facade of this building.
Picture 28 - This vertical garden, built with pots fixed in the aramada fabric, is formed by a mix of plants of half shade.
Image 29 - Lavandas, basil and rosemary bring beauty and perfume to the balcony.
Image 30 - Vertical garden built with coconut fiber vases.
Picture 31 - Imagine taking a bath and contemplate, at the same time, a green area? Super relaxing.
Picture 32 - Green is the priority in this house.
Picture 33 - Wooden furniture and vertical garden: perfect combination for a balcony
Image 34 - Vertical garden formed by a single species of plant hanging
In a ladder format, this vertical garden brings flowers, cacti, herbs and succulents
Picture 36 - Sophisticated environments are even more appreciated with the presence of vertical gardens.
Image 37 - Vertical garden in the outdoor area with small plants.
Picture 38 - You can achieve a green facade, beautiful and easy maintenance opting to use climbing plants, such as English ivy.
Image 39 - Avenas and anthuriums form this green picture: just remember that these plant species do not tolerate direct sunlight.
Picture 40 - Half to half: in this room half the wall is of concrete blocks of concrete, while the other half reveals the vertical garden.
Picture 41 - Two minis and delicate green frames of varied succulents.
Picture 42 - The vertical garden over the apparent concrete wall makes the work meetings "lighter".
Picture 43 - Vertical garden shades of green and brown.
Image 44 - Ever thought of a green panel for TV? An idea beyond creative and original.
Picture 45 - Have herbs and spices always at hand with a vertical garden in the kitchen.
Picture 46 - The limit of this vertical garden is the balcony of White marble .
Picture 47 - Some vases on the wall are enough to say that you have a vertical garden at home.
Picture 48 - Green columns break the gray monotony of the room of industrial style .
Picture 49 - Portuguese rents in the vertical garden bring extra charm to the balcony.
Picture 50 - Sober room and neutral tones won an entire wall of plants.
Picture 51 - Celestial blue frame embraces the different and colorful species of plants.
Picture 52 - Green frame around the pool leaves both the indoor environment and the outside more pleasant.
Picture 53 - Vertical garden only with them, the sweethearts of the time, the ferns!
Picture 54 - The smaller plants are in the highest part of the garden, while the larger and pending plants are in the lower part of the structure.
Image 55 - Vertical gardens made of high walls need to have an automated irrigation system.
Image 56 - Wire screen serves as a support for clay pots with herbs and spices.
Image 57 - Vertical garden connects the spaces of the house.
Image 58 - For those who live in an apartment, vertical gardens are one of the few ways to get green indoors.
Image 59 - Glass ceiling guarantees the luminosity that vertical garden plants need to develop.
Image 60 - Green company: a concept to appear even on the walls.
Image 61 - Sophisticated outdoor area gambled on green walls to stay cozy and comfortable.
Image 62 - A view to be contemplated.
Picture 63 - The recipe for a cozy house is this: plants, plants and plants.
Picture 64 - Vertical garden brings color and contrast to this minimalist style home.
Image 65 - Meeting room decorated with vertical garden.
Image 66 - The bar area of this balcony has added an extra touch with the vertical garden plants.
Image 67 - Shops, restaurants and other commercial spaces also benefit from the presence of vertical gardens.
Image 68 - The glass wall reveals a vertical garden of pulling sighs.
Picture 69 - Use the different shades of green to create designs in the vertical garden.
Picture 70 - Plants in the internal environment help to renew and purify the air.