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Post  camprn on 2/13/2011, 8:20 am

how to make a Hanging Garden<~~ click


Do you have any ideas? Please share! Very Happy

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Re: Vertical Garden beyond a Trellis

Post  LaFee on 2/13/2011, 8:54 am

Josh had a great one last year, here:

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t2552-wall-of-flowers

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Re: Vertical Garden beyond a Trellis

Post  jumiclads on 2/13/2011, 9:42 am

Here is another one http://www.mini-garden.com/default.asp

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Re: Vertical Garden beyond a Trellis

Post  LaFee on 2/13/2011, 10:34 am

Got it in one, Mick -- I'd seen that one in the garden centres here, but couldn't remember what it was called (and couldn't find it on any of the websites here!)

Of course gardeners on our side of the pond have much more use for wall-mounted gardens...our gardens are smaller, and EVERYONE has a wall -- in the US, the gardens are enormous (a small one will be 100m2 or more), and no walls anywhere in an entire housing estate.

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Post  camprn on 2/13/2011, 2:27 pm

Here is another idea.

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Post  FarmerValerie on 2/13/2011, 7:49 pm

I saw a blog last year where an apartment complex had attached used gutters to the side of the building for growing greens and such.

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Post  FarmerValerie on 2/13/2011, 8:33 pm

Found the blog, check this out.
http://greenupgrader.com/7556/diy-vertical-garden-with-reclaimed-gutters/

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Post  camprn on 2/13/2011, 8:41 pm

Thanks Val, for the link. I have also seen that one, great that you posted it.

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Post  miinva on 2/13/2011, 9:05 pm

Wow... I can picture blending the ideas and making a great vertical wall of used gutters!

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Post  Aub on 2/14/2011, 2:06 am

I totally forgot about Josh's 2 Liter idea! I'm going to do it. Now I just have to find people to save their bottles for me. I might do some with the smaller soda bottles the my husband buys.

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Re: Vertical Garden beyond a Trellis

Post  LaFee on 2/14/2011, 3:33 am

This one looks really cool in person:
http://www.frenchgardening.com/visitez.html?pid=1140712820340395

and here's more around the city:

http://gridskipper.com/archives/entries/201/201671.php

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Post  FarmerValerie on 2/14/2011, 7:31 am

Gardening is one thing (among many of course) the French know how to do and do well. There is a movie over here called "It's Complicated" (see it if you have not yet done so) and Meryl Streep has a French Kitchen Garden that she cooks out of, there is one beautiful scene with the garden in it, it's absolutely lovely.
Here is a picture. http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1936887296/tt1230414
I read somewhere that since the character owns a bakery her garden is a French Garden, and the set designer for this part of the movie is an accomplished gardener. In the movie, she literally moves the food from garden to table.

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Post  LaFee on 2/14/2011, 9:23 am

Believe it or not, Valerie, I'm the only person I know who has a vegetable garden. None of my neighbors has more than a tomato or two.

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Post  camprn on 2/14/2011, 9:49 am

Then of course there is Espalier . Very Happy

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Post  Weedless_ on 2/14/2011, 9:51 am

My dream is to have espalier'ed fruit garden. Can't wait to move and get some decent acreage, so that I can start there.

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Re: Vertical Garden beyond a Trellis

Post  FarmerValerie on 2/17/2011, 8:23 am

Found a site that has a new book coming out if anyone is interested. http://www.morrison-sweet.com/

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Post  camprn on 5/18/2011, 4:04 pm

Here's a new one! A pallet garden!
http://lifeonthebalcony.com/how-to-turn-a-pallet-into-a-garden/

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Post  FarmerValerie on 5/18/2011, 4:07 pm

I've had a pallet fence, this would be a neat living fence.

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Post  middlemamma on 5/18/2011, 11:57 pm

OMG CAMP!!!!! I LOVE THAT!!!

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Post  walshevak on 5/19/2011, 5:29 am

Dress up your pallet compost bin. Hmmm, wonder if this will pass some of the HOAs out there.


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Post  acara on 5/19/2011, 5:54 am

Thats kinda kewl. cheers

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Re: Vertical Garden beyond a Trellis

Post  camprn on 1/8/2012, 2:51 pm

Here's a another vertical garden design.

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Post  RoOsTeR on 1/8/2012, 2:58 pm

rock on That's awesome! I really like the pallet idea too. Very cool.

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Post  efirvin on 1/8/2012, 3:16 pm

I love this idea! I love you I wonder what kind of veggies I could grow in one??Rolling Eyes

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Post  miinva on 1/8/2012, 3:41 pm

I'd love to experiment with veggies and see what works Smile

*dreaming*

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