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- On January 31, 2017
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Whether you are short on space or simply want to add an interesting feature to your landscape, a vertical garden looks fantastic. Just as the garden reaches for the sky, this landscape design idea will lift your spirits along with it.
If you fondly remember the tale of Jack’s beanstalk from your childhood, you most certainly will want to consider these fantastic additions to your vertical wall garden in south Florida.
Ideally suited for Florida’s warm and humid climate, the “lipstick plant” will give your vertical garden a kiss of color. It is a beautiful addition that requires little more than moist soil and sunlight to stay healthy.
This simple fern creates a nice foundation for any vertical garden. It loves humidity and helps keep the garden cool as it reaches for the heavens.
The Hoya Carnosa is a plant that’s open to suggestions and directions. It is easily convinced to grow wherever you want. This makes it easy to intertwine the plant within the garden as it grows, and the plant’s white flowers provide a nice touch of contrast to the green shades of the vertical garden.
Big and billowing, the “Wedding Vine” is a landscape design idea well-suited for creating a bit of privacy. It easily attaches itself to fencing, walls and other structures. As it grows, it creates a fantastic fragrance that can help you rest and relax behind a living privacy screen.
Adding Edibles to the Vertical Garden
Beauty is best when it can be tasted and savored. There are many savory choices you can include in a vertical garden that look great and taste fantastic.
If your garden has plenty of sunlight, consider adding aloe vera, sage, cherry tomatoes or spinach. These crops do fantastic in Florida’s climate.
If you have partial shade, consider lettuce, radish, chives, parsley or basil. Similarly, if the vertical garden is under full shade, sprinkle in some watercress, lemon balm, violets or mint. Each will emit a fragrant and appealing aroma that will make your garden the most comfortable place of peaceful rest and relaxation on your property.
The team at Plant Professionals is ready to rise to the occasion and help you create the vertical garden of your dreams in south Florida. We invite you to contact us at 305-259-0503 when you are ready to get growing.