Real World Gardener Make Your Own Green Wall in Design Elements

June 1st, 2017




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Green Walls

You may not have thought of the idea of having a green wall in your garden.

You might’ve thought that they were really expensive.


Some facts first about green walls.

Green walls can provide:

• aesthetic improvements

• protect the building they are attached to because they shield the the building or fence from the sun.

• reduce building heating and cooling costs due to increased insulation

• increased property value

• a place to grow food

• rain water run-off management and water filtering/pollution reduction

• habitat creation and increased biodiversity

• cooling effect

• cleaner air, with less pollutants


But did you also know that green walls suit any size garden, even if you have a large garden?


How do you achieve this?


Let’s find out? I'm talking with Peter Nixon from Paradisus garden design.

 You can make your own green wall using recycled material or you can buy ready made ones from the big box stores that have garden supplies.

They’re fine too.

If you have any questions about green walls, why not contact Peter or email us here at

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