Great idea for a patio in a backyard with limited shade and space to garden. A covered patio with windowbox container garden as a creative use of backyard space and landscaping idea for vertical space.
Garden design by carolyn mullet: Plant stairs with succulents - this actually works very well, the succulents thrive on the heat from the stone in summer. If you periodically wash the stairs off with (Garden Step Gabion)
The biggest trend we are seeing at the moment are 'green walls' or vertical gardens in interior as well as exterior spaces. Here are some my favorite inspirations as well as my own work—enjoy and go green!
Need a border / fence idea? Here's a recycled pallet fence that offers a way to grow more while also. pinned with Pinvolve Could do something similar against the backyard fence. Needs to be low maint. Grass, not ivy
How to Plant a Living Wall - Sunset See how to create your own vertical garden inspired by a living wall in Paris designed by Patrick Blanc. This planting includes ferns, bromelaids, coral bells, spider plants, and elephant ears.
Mine should be up and running soon! Got an apartment with limited space? A Hydroponic window farm is for you. All you need are plastic bottles with cuts in them, plants, soil, and some supports to hold it to a PVC frame.
Vertical growing allows almost any gardener to find a space for melons. There are many advantages of going vertical with your melon vines. the garden can be trellised to take up no more than a 3 foot wide "footprint" of garden space.