Vertical Gardens

Trends on Trial: Vertical Wall Gardens: An Urban Oasis or a Recipe for Architectural Disaster? for PITH + VIGOR
Posted by Rochelle | 05 November 2014

Opening Statement: Green walls are not new. French botanist Patrick Blanc has been popularizing green walls by building awe inspiring, hydroponically fed, wall structures since...

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Posted by rochelle greayer | 25 April 2014

My strawberries hate my strawberry tower. They literally run from it. Last year in my book writing garden absence, I let them run as they...

Posted by rodney eason | 16 April 2014

Instead of writing about a particular plant or plant group, this week I thought I would talk about one of my favorite horticultural pruning techniques....

Posted by erin lang | 20 March 2014

I found this really sweet bean tunnel over the winter and I’ve been dying to make one of my own ever since! April from Wahsega Valley...

Posted by rodney eason | 18 December 2013

Our horticulture team at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is working on a new vertical wall idea for the summer of 2014. Today, we were brainstorming...

vertical succulent wall via www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer | 26 June 2013

Trust me when I say that you should forget reading this post and just hop directly on over to Succulents and Sunshine.   Cassidy Tuttle stumbled across the most...

Shelved garden trend www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer | 29 April 2013

A couple of months back I was chatting with a new garden friend when she openly wondered what the next big garden trend will be.  I have...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 28 January 2013

How about this little slice of inspiration for monday morning.  Landscapers are always trying to get architects, homeowners and builders  to involve them earlier and more...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 03 December 2012

Catching a glimpse of this picture on Pinterest, I was immediately inspired to learn more about the building and artist who created it.  What a find to...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 15 October 2012

How into vertical gardens are you?  Really?   I can’t personally decide.  On a commercial level I am way into them…I love to find them in shops...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 22 May 2012

I have been pondering how to bring you the wealth of garden inspiration that I am finding here at Chelsea.   The gardens are, as usual, filled...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 06 March 2012

I am, with great envy, eyeing the Smog Shoppe in LA.  I so wish that Boston had a similarly hip indoor-outdoor event space that married...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 05 March 2012

I love this quick project (using free pallets and a little stain!) that transformed an ugly industrial wall…. Inspired by this garden by Stacy K...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 17 February 2012

I am ready for the weekend….and then I am not….this is going to be one of those really, really, really long-feeling weekends, because next week...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 16 February 2012

This one is tiny — but with big impact.   Just a blank and not so interesting hallway, gets a green wall transformation that makes...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 29 March 2011

You have heard of Guerrilla gardening right?  It’s all about people surreptitiously planting in places that are less than hospitable.   Operation: Ivy League makes a...

Cava wine bar in portsmouth new hampshire gets a green wall makeover
Posted by rochelle greayer | 24 March 2011

Care to join me for a glass of wine? Isn’t this just the perfect looking place to hang out all summer? Cava is just up...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 09 March 2011

When I came across this little clutch of great vertical gardens this morning, it forced me to acknowledge the relatively large stack of fabulous new...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 02 March 2011

Have your jumped on the vertical garden bandwagon?  No? Is it because it all seems a bit tricky? Maybe you (like me) worry that you...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 15 March 2010

Have you noticed that vertical gardens have moved beyond experimental and into the realm of maturing design?  I thought I would share with you a...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 14 October 2009

Edina Todoki is creating some inspiring and unique versions of vertical gardens. The portrait succulent living wall is an installation on a roof garden in...