Daniel Nolan for Flora Grubb Gardens
Landscape Architects & Designers
Residential Vertical Garden eclectic
 

Residential Vertical Garden

This photo has one question

February 15, 2012
shiraz wrote:
0 Likes    2 Comments
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Daniel Nolan for Flora Grubb Gardens
great question, I recently did a project where the client initially wanted an edible wall- the problem is that it becomes an issue of aesthetics vs. function. Most edibles have a relatively short growing period before they flower and expire, then you're left with barespots and the issues only multiply when you try to do this indoors where most edibles don't thrive. So, depending on your climate and if you can do this outdoors, stick with hardy everygreens- mint, parsley,rosemary, thymes even strawberries could work and look full enough for a cohesive design. Good luck!
1 Like   February 15, 2012 at 12:12PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
shiraz
Thank you for your thoughtful response. Yes, I can definitely see the challenge with the aesthetics side of using herbs. I'm going to look at your suggestions and do more research. Maybe I'll do a mix of succulents and edibles. We'll see. Thanks again!
0 Likes   February 15, 2012 at 9:16PM
Sign Up to comment

What Houzz contributors are saying:

John Hill added this to 11 Inspiring Vertical Gardens
A closeup view of an installation similar to the previous one shows the variety of plants. The colors, the leaf shapes, and the leaf sizes give the wall its character.
Botanical names: There are at least 50 genera in the bromeliad family, with at least 3,000 species and 6,000 cultivars. The most popular genera are listed here. Common names: Bromeliad, vase plant, foolproof plant, queen's tears, air plant and more Where it will grow: Hardy to 15 degrees Fahrenheit, depending on species (USDA zones 8b to 11, depending on the species; find your zone)Moisture requirement: Most bromeliads don't require much water, especially those with leathery and spiky leaves. Fill the "vases" of tank-type bromeliads (most are tank types and have watertight leaves) when they dry out. Tillandsias, which are in the bromeliad family, may need occasional misting in drier climates.Light requirement: Varies. Generally speaking, plants with leathery or spiky leaves handle the sun better. Many can be grown in different lighting situations; shade-grown plants take on greener colors and arching forms, and sun-grown specimens form tight and colorful rosettes. Mature size: Varies, depending on the cultivar. The "hanging mosses" of the South are actually clumps of tiny air plants, while the enormous Puya raimondii can reach over 30 feet tall.Seasonal interest: Varies; most have attractive foliage year-round When to plant: Year-round where hardy Feeding: Feed bromeliads with a diluted orchid fertilizer or slow-release fertilizer. Highly colored and mottled specimens look best when fertilized sparingly.

What Houzzers are commenting on:

sarah1anne added this to Exterior Ideas
on Thursday
vertical plants
veshannon added this to veshannon's ideas
October 1, 2014
fab exotic outdoor plantings
starfaln added this to starfaln's ideas
August 27, 2014
vertical wall idea
kahluablue added this to Landscape Ideas
August 13, 2014
Plants for vertical garden
house4mjh added this to landscape features
August 5, 2014
close up view of plants chosen for color, leaf shape, and texture
piaruby added this to piaruby's Ideas
July 27, 2014
Plants
hhyland added this to Garden
July 16, 2014
Leaf variety
mathewjoe added this to mathewjoe's ideas
July 7, 2014
The thick vegetation on the wall
pbremodel added this to Outdoors
June 23, 2014
Succulent wall
bighouselittlehouse added this to bighouselittlehouse's Ideas
June 22, 2014
A closeup view of an installation similar to the previous one shows the variety of plants. The colors, the leaf shapes, and the leaf sizes give the wall its character.
already2 added this to med house inspirations
June 19, 2014
the plants are attractive and soothing to create a privacy wall.
sgheart added this to sgheart's ideas
April 27, 2014
indoor plant wall
priyaaprasad added this to priyaaprasad's ideas
April 26, 2014
Living Wall
marigordon added this to marigordon's Ideas
March 26, 2014
Jardin vertical
Joshua Shockley Interior Design added this to Dreaming of Spring
March 16, 2014
Playing with light and shadow.
Daphne M added this to Outdoor Ideas
March 9, 2014
Garden wall
elizabethmaher87 added this to elizabethmaher87's Ideas
March 9, 2014
Leaf shapes and sizes
kelleyh65 added this to Patio Ideas
February 16, 2014
living wall
Angela Karvounis Vlahos added this to angela_karvounisvlahos's Ideas
February 11, 2014
Hanging garden
bridgidcook added this to Green interior wall
February 5, 2014
Gorgeous
beerizzel added this to beerizzel's Ideas
January 24, 2014
Green Wall
Neal Harris added this to Deck Ideas
January 19, 2014
Vertical Wall with Pallets!!!
fathemeh added this to fireplace
December 9, 2013
view
jolutz added this to jolutz's ideas
December 1, 2013
vertical garden
Kristie Bell added this to kristie_bell4346's Ideas
November 11, 2013
Vertical photo
dillonhouse added this to beer garden
October 24, 2013
Vertical garden
michaelabu added this to 133
October 16, 2013
plants
smoresyum added this to bromeliads
September 27, 2013
vertical planting
antonieta13 added this to antonieta13's Ideas
September 22, 2013
Bromelias
rakesb added this to Living Room Ideas
September 21, 2013
maybe in planters by pillars in morning room
marleycb added this to marleycb's Ideas
September 15, 2013
Great bromeliad wall
plti557 added this to garden
September 15, 2013
Bromeliad wall
smvg added this to smvg's Ideas
September 11, 2013
Bromeliads
sgwalters6330 added this to sgwalters6330's Ideas
September 11, 2013
love broms
robdi added this to Landscape Ideas
September 10, 2013
Love the colors
tanya2645 added this to garden
September 10, 2013
Love Broms!!
mcaull added this to Gardens
September 9, 2013
Great wall garden using broms
Tahati Boudreaux added this to Patio Ideas
September 8, 2013
Bromeliads - love the tropical look of these plants
donavilma added this to donavilma's ideas
September 8, 2013
bromelia
jibram33 added this to Number 1
September 8, 2013
bromeliads and ferns
ger767 added this to ger767's ideas
September 8, 2013
I like this I have just the place for this in my own garden.
smcgwier added this to Patio Ideas
September 8, 2013
info
ccolonsantaella added this to ccolonsantaella's Ideas
September 8, 2013
Precioso,coleccion de bromelias
yramir added this to Sofas
September 8, 2013
love it for wall
caroled added this to caroled's ideas
September 8, 2013
La fleur elle-même Le mur de fleur
djembay1234 added this to djembay1234's ideas
September 8, 2013
bromelaid awesome vertical garden
hfba added this to Exterior Ideas
September 8, 2013
like it!!
pjsuver added this to gardening
September 7, 2013
Bromeliads
vlinder added this to garden
August 25, 2013
What plants to grow
lizetpuzon added this to staycation
August 25, 2013
Plants for vertical landscaping
jjones25 added this to jjones25's ideas
July 24, 2013
Vertical Garden
lukaszek added this to lukaszek's Favorites
July 24, 2013
Garden cool2
karincap added this to Exterior Ideas
July 19, 2013
succulent wall
jaimefml added this to jaimefml's Ideas
July 18, 2013
residencial vertical garden
micasatucasa added this to micasatucasa's ideas
July 12, 2013
for cafe
pgiidzyner added this to Landscape
June 7, 2013
Love these decorative "plant walls". Not sure the AZ climate is conducive to one of these though. :-(
housestuff99 added this to growing up
May 15, 2013
hmm can i recycle inner tubes doing this
cookweedon added this to cookweedon's ideas
May 15, 2013
May be able to use this for project in Hallandale Beach.
woolfe added this to woolfe's ideas
May 13, 2013
must do this list
aliesme added this to aliesme's ideas
May 10, 2013
living wall
Renata Brasil added this to Patio Ideas
April 15, 2013
Green wall.
janesjournies added this to janesjournies #3
April 14, 2013
variation in plants colors, shapes & sizes - in wall pockets
vallelyw added this to vallelyw's ideas
March 31, 2013
Knoxville
bethany_fin added this to garden
March 31, 2013
A closeup view of an installation similar to the previous one shows the variety of plants. The colors, the leaf shapes, and the leaf sizes give the wall its character.
kel16 added this to kel16's ideas
March 27, 2013
Vertical garden
707bts added this to 707bts's ideas
March 26, 2013
wall
Sunnia Ko added this to Sun's kitchen
March 12, 2013
Living wall!
finita added this to finita's Ideas
March 3, 2013
Indoor plant
cooder1 added this to RFP Garden
February 24, 2013
A closeup view of an installation similar to the previous one shows the variety of plants. The colors, the leaf shapes, and the leaf sizes give the wall its character.
llane30 added this to side yard plantings
February 15, 2013
bromilliads
mrlb added this to mrlb's ideas
February 13, 2013
plants verticle gardens
patadeisy added this to patadeisy's Ideas
January 31, 2013
Jardin vertical
lawyta added this to lawyta's Favorites
January 28, 2013
La info de donde conseguir las bolsas
Saka Mallikarjuna added this to saka_mallikarjuna's ideas
January 23, 2013
g5
taansparks added this to taansparks's ideas
January 23, 2013
brommeliads
Debbie Lavin added this to debbie_lavin's Ideas
January 23, 2013
plant varieties
UrbanActive added this to lynnpdf's ideas
January 23, 2013
great planting
Hany added this to hany's Favorites
January 7, 2013
Different types of hanging plants
vargas_soto added this to macetera
January 5, 2013
Diferentes 2
cvzarifis added this to cvzarifis's LG
December 27, 2012
Going to create this
misskittykat added this to outdoor spaces
December 24, 2012
close up of previous view
sbayati added this to sbayati's Ideas
December 9, 2012
Wall pockets
casacardozo added this to casacardozo's ideas
December 4, 2012
vertical wall planting
Cristina Magro added this to cristina's ideas
November 4, 2012
Indoor vertical garden
edbarvo added this to edbarvo's Ideas
September 23, 2012
Bromelia wall
ticachica added this to ticachica's ideas
September 22, 2012
succulent wall
Ana Paula Holtz added this to WebUser880's ideas
September 9, 2012
Parede de bromelias
evbryans added this to evbryans's ideas
September 5, 2012
consider for some place inside in winter
Enviro Sweep Inc. added this to Rick's Ideas
August 27, 2012
Bromiliad Pocket Wall (Inside)
Kollin Altomare Architects added this to Green Walls
August 7, 2012
Hanging, planting pockets
blancam25 added this to Exterior
August 1, 2012
Vertical Garden
lola0330 added this to lola0330's ideas
July 30, 2012
Patty Chediak Vertical Garden
krystal76 added this to Outdoor Living Oasis
July 29, 2012
Living wall.....decorative for fence....possibly for vertical herb garden?
Julia Nims added this to Plants!
July 19, 2012
"A closeup view of an installation similar to the previous one shows the variety of plants. The colors, the leaf shapes, and the leaf sizes give the wall its character."
lanecarlee added this to Ideas
July 1, 2012
plants
Sheril Carey added this to miscellaneous me
June 26, 2012
greeeeen and alive
jshanes added this to jshanes's ideas
May 28, 2012
Great vertical garden.
vikas66 added this to vikas66's ideas
May 26, 2012
vg
ruuk13 added this to Landscape
May 17, 2012
ragam taneman vertikal
sguest35 added this to living wall garden
May 16, 2012
detail living wall
marielv added this to marielv's Favorites
May 14, 2012
Plant wall close up
llstar43 added this to llstar43's ideas
May 13, 2012
design
cardinal24 added this to cardinal24's Favorites
April 19, 2012
vertical garden
Jeanna Latture added this to decks
April 15, 2012
Verticle garden
azuliverde added this to azuliverde's ideas
April 15, 2012
I love Bromelias and now am thinking it wouldn't be difficult to grow them like this.
bajandas added this to Garden
April 5, 2012
Edible walls allow for easy replacement of plants and variety as time goes on.
itaci added this to itaci's ideas
March 25, 2012
MUITO BOM.
Fernando Patino added this to fernandopatino's ideas
March 3, 2012
Pared de macetas
vipservicesanimations added this to vipservicesanimations's ideas
February 9, 2012
verticle wall garden
gcorteza added this to gcorteza's Favorites
February 4, 2012
Plant pockets
heidigarden added this to Fences
January 12, 2012
Living wall
suren suren added this to LANDSCAPE
January 6, 2012
vertical wall landscape
tamessmann added this to tamessmann's ideas
January 3, 2012
lw
garciaottati added this to garciaottati's Favorites
December 10, 2011
Jardín vertical
rei_nat added this to Braine House
November 26, 2011
Shrub wall.
bintyd added this to bintyd's ideas
November 11, 2011
vertical garden
seastone added this to garden
November 11, 2011
vertical
Chew Henrietta added this to chew_henrietta's ideas
November 3, 2011
Garden
Dina Eisenberg added this to dinalovesdesign's ideas
October 3, 2011
a close up of the vertical garden. Mine's gonna have herbs, too
magy added this to magy's Favorites
September 5, 2011
Installation
nunolopes added this to nunolopes's Favorites
July 31, 2011
Jardim vertical
karira added this to karira's ideas
July 27, 2011
TULIA WALL GARDEN
lanleeseyom added this to lanleeseyom's Favorites
July 24, 2011
Neat
fiestyfemale added this to fiestyfemale's Favorites
July 19, 2011
Indoor pocket growing 2
Maomao October added this to octobercat's ideas
July 17, 2011
Idea
kb45 added this to kb45's ideas
July 15, 2011
Living wall
mamajudy added this to mamajudy's ideas
July 11, 2011
Indoor plant wll
Madelyn Lozada added this to aji
July 10, 2011
garden
ericabloch added this to ericabloch's ideas
July 10, 2011
hanging wall
zackerbake added this to zac's ideas
July 10, 2011
succulent wall
wizard1 added this to wizard1's ideas
July 10, 2011
Using succulents and ferns in a vertical wall garden - rodent issues limited?
lingkarstudio added this to All kind o garden
July 10, 2011
Install
fhcamp added this to Outdoors & Garden
July 10, 2011
Living wall for garage
lusaban added this to lusaban's ideas
July 10, 2011
verticle garden
Jocah Le_Fey added this to jocah_le_fey's ideas
July 10, 2011
So another version of hanging garden, this one with lots of Bromeliads Mmmm...
margon1 added this to 11 Inspiring Vertical Gardens
July 10, 2011
Bromelliads A closeup view of an installation similar to the previous one shows the variety of plants. The colors, the leaf shapes, and the leaf sizes give the wall its character.
no1gardner added this to no1gardner's ideas
July 10, 2011
A closeup view of an installation similar to the previous one shows the variety of plants. The colors, the leaf shapes, and the leaf sizes give the wall its character.
Mansoor Bin Kafil added this to mbkafil52's ideas
July 10, 2011
Beautiful idea of flower pots on wall
dejavous added this to dejavous's ideas
July 6, 2011
wooley packets
grace888 added this to garden
June 25, 2011
vertical garden
© 2014 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™