Actually, having vertical garden allows you to grow different types of plants from flowers, vegetables, fruits and even greens as there are various techniques that can be applied to make this thing become a reality. Since plants are off the ground in a growing-up garden, it is quite easier to grow vegetables since it is away from the soil-borne pests and diseases that is commonly seen on traditional gardens. It will certainly be a wise investment to have a vertical garden if you want to have a garden in your house yet, you find it hard to kneel or bend.
Some vegetables that are grown in vertical gardens are tomatoes, cucumbers, squash and peas. On the other hand, it is integral that you’ve got the appropriate structure to be able to support these plants since some vegetables are quite heavy that it could topple the vines over.
There is also no need to weed the garden and you will need only few supplies to be able to keep it yielding and green. In addition to that, you can even enjoy air circulation is good for the plants when they are grown upright and that there’s less watering needed. In the event that you do want to cascade flowers or other greeneries, there are also lots of choices you can pick from such as the creeping phlox, lantana, verbena and trailing impatiens that is sure to make beautiful flowering walls and greens.
Moreover, you need to take into mind the type of garden that you will be planting whether it is more of flowers, greenery or vegetable and on how much they’ll be exposed to other elements that exists in your garden. As a quick example to this matter, you have to determine if it’ll grow on a shaded wall, fence, on a trellis, arbor or full sun.
If for instance that you are growing plants against brick wall, then you’ve got to take into account the amount of heat that’ll be generated and to what impact it will cause to the plants you have in your garden. It is also essential that you consider if you will go for an evergreen, annual or perennial vertical garden.
Grapes, hedges and clematis are plants that need pruning annually and then again, there are trees that should be trimmed to keep it in its desired shape. Vines are quite popular options for a vertical garden but when doing such, you should be cautious on the medium it uses to climb. Some might damage the wood and paint while others may call for wire or twine for it to cling on something.
Be sure that regardless of what you have chosen for your vertical garden, the growing structure is sturdy and secure.