Vertical Gardens

Jardin vertical de Patrick Blanc à la Défense image by Romuald Le Peru
Posted by rochelle greayer |

I knew of Patrick Blanc's work long before I knew of him.  The first time I experienced one of his gardens was sometime in 2007 when...

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

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 |

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...

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Posted by rodney eason |

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....

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Posted by erin lang |

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...

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Posted by rodney eason |

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

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...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

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...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

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...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

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...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

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...

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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...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

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...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

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

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

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...

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

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...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

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...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

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...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

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...

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