Cool DIY Green Living Wall Projects For Your Home
Brilliant, audacious and fresh, living walls are indeed a great addition to any contemporary residence. But how about creating this vibrant delight all on your own?
Combine several different wooden pallets to create a grand living wall
DIY living wall projects can be a plenty of fun if you have basic DIY skills and the right guide. Instead of buying an already complete living wall, this also gives you a choice in terms of the succulents and plants you wish to incorporate. From whimsical patterns, to a stunning cloak of greenery, there is both room for creativity and individualized look in case of DIY vertical gardens. And here are a few that will definitely tempt you to get started this weekend!
1.DIY Pallet Living Wall
The simple and convenient form of a shipping pallet makes it an ideal choice for a DIY living wall structure. The project showcased here converts an old, salvaged pallet into a beautiful living wall unit. While it does take descent amount effort to get it done, the end result is well worth all the work. One of the pluses is that the maker of this DIY project, Dave Upshaw, got it done in just a day. So it does sound like an ideal fun weekend family project!
Make sure that you are careful with watering once your living wall is up and good to go. Too much of moisture can be harmful to the living wall and could lead to the growth of mold. Place it in a location where the plants get sufficient sunlight. A spot next to a window would be real nice.
Detailed instructions to help with the DIY living wall project
Finished DIY living wall crafted from a shipping pallet
2. Gorgeous Hanging Flower Box
If you are looking for something that is far more elaborate than the simple living wall project, then the hanging flower box works just fine. Not only is it far more complex, but the results are simply stunning. Definitely the most elegant of all the DIY living wall ideas, this one steals the show with ease. Split into four different stages, the project involves assembling a bed, adding a French cleat, the frame and an efficient irrigation system.
Hanging flower box makes a brilliant vertical garden
Introducing a bit of green somewhere in between is not a bad idea at all. Remember though that the plants take a while to settle in. So, in case you want to get the hanging flower box ready for the festive season, better start a month or two early!
The planted bed takes a couple of weeks to settle down
3. DIY Vertical Succulent Garden