postheadericon How to Create a Vertical Garden Using Living Wall Planters

Living wall planters are the latest in vertical garden technology – and one of the hottest growing trends around the world. You too can achieve that leafy, picturesque look. With minimal space. And minimal effort. Lightweight and sturdy, module living wall planters are compact, versatile and easy to install. Simply mount one or more units to your existing fence or wall, choose your plants, and watch your home come to life.

How to Create a Vertical Garden Using Living Wall Planters

1 Determine where planter will be positioned and mark holes for the mounting bracket, making sure to keep bracket level. Note: Use a level to be sure that the bracket is perfectly horizontal before you attach it. If it is slightly uneven, planter will look crooked and the plants will not get evenly watered.

How to Create a Vertical Garden Using Living Wall Planters

2 Attach the mounting bracket securely to the wall with the appropriate screws. Note: Ensure you use the correct fixing screws for your wall surface. The back panel should have pre-drilled holes to make it easier. Different wall materials require different types of fixing devices. If you are uncertain about what type of screw or fitting to use, contact your local hardware store.

How to Create a Vertical Garden Using Living Wall Planters

3 Carefully rest planter on bracket making sure it is both secure and level.

How to Create a Vertical Garden Using Living Wall Planters

4 Lay planter flat on horizontal surface and quarter fill each cell with potting mix. Ensure you press potting mix firmly into each cell. Note: If planting seeds or succulent cuttings, fill each cell ? full of potting mix.

How to Create a Vertical Garden Using Living Wall Planters

5 Plug plants into cells with desired design, pressing firmly around the base of each plant to anchor to mix. Note: Plant them tightly in each cell so soil will not fall out. Make sure plants are spaced appropriately to their mature size.

How to Create a Vertical Garden Using Living Wall Planters

6 Fill excess air pockets and each cell with potting mix even if cell does not contain a plant.

How to Create a Vertical Garden Using Living Wall Planters

7 Water thoroughly and tilt planter on a 45 degree angle for 3-4 days or until the plants take root. Note: It is best to leave planter horizontal for few weeks so your plants have time to take root. The longer the better. This will allow the plant roots to lock tightly with soil and help prevent soil spillage when you hang your upright.

How to Create a Vertical Garden Using Living Wall Planters

8 Carefully rest planter on bracket making sure it is both secure and level. 9 Drill two screws on the side of each planter to connect with the wall for extra security. 10 Check the installation is secure and make sure that the planter is level. 11 Watch your vertical garden grow.

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