Gardening might be costly and require a huge amount of space if done outdoors, but some ways can be cost-effective and space-saving.

Yes, I am talking about the latest concept in gardening known as ‘Vertical Gardening’.

Advantages and Merits of Vertical Gardening

  1. Easy to maintain and Cost-effective

A vertical garden uses very little space for planting as compared to conventional gardening; you can have lots of plants vertically arranged, hanging or placed one above the other; saving your space, time, efforts and money.

Vertically arranged plants are easy to fertilize, water, prune and harvest.

  1. Apartment-Friendly

Is your love for gardening fading away due to a lack of space while living in an apartment?

People are living in an apartment can use their creativity and balconies to develop and design their dream garden.

Vertical gardening can be the best solution to your problem. It does not only increase the aesthetic appeal of your living space by using less space but also has physiological and environmental benefits too.

  1. Maintaining Diversity

In a Vertical Garden, you have the option of planting multiple varieties of plants, herbs or vegetables in a small area. You can even experiment with decorative and ornamental plants to beautify your surroundings.

  1. Reduces Carbon Footprint

Vertical gardens help to reduce the carbon footprint of your home, building or apartment by filtering pollutants and carbon dioxide out of the air and reducing heat absorption, resulting in significant energy savings with less use of air conditioners.

  1. Pest and Pets Protection

We limit our thoughts of maintaining a garden when we have pets in our homes as they ten it to harm it often.

Vertical gardens are best suitable in such conditions as they are placed in such a way that they are capable of not only protecting them from pets but pests too.

  1. Privacy without compromise

You can develop a vertical garden or green wall outside your window area to maintain privacy from outsiders and not compromising on your essential dose of sunlight.

  1. Plants Lower Stress

Many studies have proven the Physiological benefits of gardening and reducing the physical signs of stress and mental fatigue.

A study suggests that engaging patients in gardening activities had a significant positive impact on there physical, psychological, as well as social health.

Create a backdrop or framework of flowering plants and define boundaries with ornamental plants to garner inner peace and happiness.

  1. Enhance Visual Appeal and Value of your Home

Improve the overall looks and beauty of your Home by adding character, variety, structure, and color to it via Vertical Gardening. These beautifully and aesthetically placed vertical pots also tend to increase the value of your property.

  1. Nature’s Best Air Purifiers

Research and studies have revealed that plants improve both indoor and outdoor air quality by removing harmful compounds and absorbing pollutants and air purifying plants like a spider plant, snake plant, Aloe Vera, Chinese Evergreens, etc. can make a big difference to your health if planted vertically indoors or outdoors.

  1. Health Friendly

Apart from getting benefited from numerous health benefits of gardening, people suffering from conditions like back pain, arthritis or fibromyalgia can now enjoy the benefits and soothing effects of gardening as now they do not have to put extra stress and pressure on their bodies and the need to bend and kneel.

The Takeaway

Now you can fulfill your dream of building and developing a beautiful garden that requires less space, money, and efforts but beautifies your home manifolds. Vertical gardening is the new revolution in urban gardening, which has numerous benefits to health benefits too.