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Green Walls Offer So Much More

House charm is one thing every family would always keep an eye on. How attractive your clothes suit you should reflect the appearance of your home. One natural system of designing and maintaining your house is the Green wall. It is also referred to as living wall system. These are vertical structures that are currently replacing the system of growing small herbs and flowers in containers. This format delicately combines a variety of flora colours splashed on the vertical wall filling it with flowering plants and foliage. This make walls hydroponic gardens that mix beauty and natural art to deliver an aesthetic effect. It also helps to filter the air both outside and inside.

Providing a cooling effect

Offices, malls and even civic centres have benefited from the cooling and calming effect created by an interior green wall. Indeed, it has been discovered that they bring about this effect, especially on guests. The soothing peaceful plants help ease the senses. People claim that this feeling is caused by elimination of organic compounds in the air. You wonder how nature creates a problem then solves it. By removing gaseous components such as carbon dioxide and destroying the dangerous bacteria in the air enable guests to breathe well thus making them feel better.


Types of plants

Some known and common type of plants used to decorate the house and help purify air include: English ivy, Elephant ear, spider plants, Aloe Vera, golden Pothos and Philodendron. Types of plants used are very many, but most that suit to provide calmness have to thrive in both direct and indirect sunlight. When building an indoor green wall, it is advisable to ensure that there will be sufficient circulation in the room. Fixing fans will help most if they are placed close enough to provide a breeze in the room.


When coming up with a wall, a good material to begin wit is the Tuffelt synthetic type which is made from corrugated plastic. Cutting slits on them enables flowing plants to grow going down while the backside is supported by the part attached to the frame. It is also preferable that air plants be put on the board as they don’t require soil and water. Well designed systems can be able to irrigate plants while at the same time draining them. You can search online to find some of the latest designs and systems that can provide instructions together with material needed or hire a home building crew with experience in sustainable construction, at least for consult.

Where to start from

It is with no doubt that this method of cleaning air can suit nearly every home. If you check on different social sites, many hobbyists are sharing photos and ideas of how best their rooms look. You can use this displays of lavish green walls to start up your own. It is good to simply start with the crawling Ivy until you gain confidence on how to best mix them. You will progressively find it easier to try out new combinations with the aim of improving the look in your house.


This wall system is a good idea to aid apartments that are stagnant and airtight. It does not necessarily mean that the wall must be large; one should opt to start with a smaller part of a wall. A perfectly created outdoor system will add life and are simpler to care for because of the availability of sunlight. Patience is needed in trying to improve your home’s environment without concentrating on beauty alone.

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Image credit: Flickr


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