Catherine StewartDIY Vertical garden

This is a bit of a cheat post, as it’s a repeat from another blog but it’s such a great project I couldn’t resist sharing it with you. For those of you who don’t know what ‘landscaping paper’ is, it’s the same as geotextile fabric. For the plants I’d be choosing waterwise plants like succulents in a bright, sunny location, or tougher ferns (like Blechnum and Doodia) and small bromeliads in the shade.

So if you’ve got some old unclaimed pallets about, or even some fence palings surplus to requirements, have a go!


Bridgman DIY Vertical Garden

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Catherine Stewart

About Catherine Stewart

Award-winning garden journalist, blogger and photographer; writer for garden magazines and co-author of 'Waterwise Gardening'; landscape designer turned landscape design judge and critic; compulsive networker and lover of generally putting fingers in lots of pies. Particularly mud pies. Original creator of GardenDrum. South Coast NSW.

4 thoughts on “DIY Vertical garden

  1. OMG I have been doing scribble drawings of vertical gardens my whole trip, can’t believe we didn’t even talk Green Tea over our cuppa. Definitely doing this and must come back to brainstorm some plant related ideas with you!

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