Real World Gardener Vertical Gardens in Design Elements part 1

February 22nd, 2015

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with landscape designer Jason Cornish

Are they really all that they are cracked up to be-a panacea for gardens short on space?Or, are they instead something that is a drain on the pocket, and out time to keep them looking good. We examnine the pitfalls in part 1 of a 2 part look at vertical gardens.

But just what is a vertical garden and how do you make one and what are the pitfalls?

Venlo, Netherlands photo M Cannon

Whether you’re short on space in the garden or you have a wall or fence that could do with some greenery, vertical gardens could be the answer.

Vertical gardens sound impressive and difficult, and some of us have been procrastinating months if not years about building one.


Jason doesn’t beat around the bush and over the next two weeks we’ll be going through ways you can build a vertical garden and the pros and cons of having one.


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