Vertical planting has come to us withancient times. Even in the IX century BC Assyrian ruler of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon were one of the "seven wonders of the world." They were in the form of stepped terraces of vines and climbing roses. Modern gardens created in the same way. However, landscape designers of our time constantly making adjustments and improve their way of planting areas.
- Garden creeper
- Container plants
- cut trees
With vines, container plants and clippedtrees in the garden you can make a very cozy place, resembling a fairy grove. Trudging along the walls and fences green branches, significantly enliven the yard and make it sincere.
The most ductile of all plants arelianas. They not only decorate the cottage garden, but also large buildings with asphalt yard. Often, even in the city can meet the lower floors of balconies, braided green. This creates the warmth and comfort inside the apartment and protects the inhabitants from the heat in the summer. In the garden of vines can be planted on any portion of the tiers. They can decorate a fence, lift them to a height of twenty meters, or, conversely, to put on the ground, as ground cover. Depending on the support and the relief surface structure of these plants can take, you can carry out the most uncomplicated formy.Poetomu vertical landscaping design yourself, without resorting to designer.
Among the varieties of vines there are annual andperennial. The latter can be herbaceous and woody. The stems of herbaceous plants die off in late autumn, and beat out new shoots in spring. Woody stems live for many years, only dropping leaves. Growing vines is very intense, up to 15 cm per day, but keep the upright position without the support they can not due to lack of stem thickness. Care of vines is simple: they need to be watered in time and send shoots to the right place. When transplanting, it is desirable to fertilize the soil with humus or other organic substances. If for some reason the land was not fertilized and the plant develops slowly, it is possible to pour it with a solution of ammonium nitrate, adding one teaspoon of granules in a bucket of water. The solution is to gently pour the roots, so he did not get to the leaves. As a fertilizer, you can also use chicken manure, which is the best "food" for all plants. Planting vines, it is necessary to take into account that some of them like the sun, and the other shadow or penumbra. For example, kalistegiya fluffy, golden honeysuckle, Perfoliate, girlish grapes, nightshade and bittersweet Thalmann - totally unpretentious plant. They can grow in full sunlight, and without it. But Chinese magnolia vine, grapes virgin, celastrus rotundifolia, Actinidia Kolomikta longer like to grow in partial shade. If, however, vertical gardening in a garden need to be carried out in a place where the sun does not come across, suitable plants such as hops, aconite and winding aristolohiya macrophylla.
Particularly relevant vines in the garden, where there is noorchard and flower garden. When construction work on a new piece of land is not yet finished, and green the area is necessary, you can start with a hedge. Whatever the fence was not erected in the country - forged, wooden or stone - the vines will add to him the grace and ease. But the perennial plants it is better not to plant, they do not grow as fast as annuals. And at the end of your preferences settings may change, because there will be more time for experimentation. Hedges are also used to separate the garden into sections. For example, they separated the garden from the garden, sitting area from the economic zone. Very often, vines decorate the gazebo and summer parking lot. It is important for each zone to choose the right plant variety, in order to hedge look aesthetically pleasing. Do not try to give preference to large-expensive velvet or vines such varieties quickly wither. Before you choose a plant, you need to consult with a specialist, or at least help to implement vertical landscaping photos that can be seen in magazines and on the web. That picture you can push to the right thought in the design of their own villa.
Basket plant in vertical gardeningIt occupies the last place. They adorn the arbor, window openings, balconies, lampposts, terraces and patios. For this purpose, the usual hanging pots, plant pots made from coconut fiber or plastic and even wooden boxes. Sometimes in the garden put pots high in one of the corners, emphasizing bright colors. Here the main role is played by the human imagination, not to be restricted. The most common plants for this type of gardening are fuchsia, petunia, begonia, lobelia, nasturtium, pelargoniums. Along with them, there are many new varieties of container colors. These include hybrid forms petunias, such as Calibrachoa, surfinii, Fortuna, Diascia and Scaevola. Increasingly, hanging baskets adorn the morning glory, Cardiospermum, bindweed, kvamoklitami. Very nice look a combination of several kinds of plants in a flowerpot, only need to correctly choose the coloring: a contrasting color, or similar in tone. But too much variegation is better to avoid, limit yourself to two or three shades.
For container plants can be usedvariety of supports. It may be a low pole stuck into the center of the pot, and may be shapes that are made of wire. Most often they are made in the shape of hearts, diamonds and balls. On these figures grow well ivy, creepers and Thunberg cruise. Vertical gardening with his hands a lot of fun, especially when you create different compositions of flowers. But we should remember that container plants need to grow in a limited amount of soil, so it must be of high quality. It is best to use a substrate moisture capacity, rich in nutrients.
In addition to ample plants and vines, verticallandscaping walls can be created using trellis fences. They are planted in a series of trees, which are attached to the supports and purposefully trim. The best material for fences data deemed apple, pear, willow, elm, buckthorn, hawthorn bushes and raspberry. It is also widely used linden, maple, mountain ash, and some varieties of conifers. Because these trees with small leaves turn beautiful pieces of complex forms, the so-called haircut topiary.
Topiary art becomes every year to allpopular and very often on the trees changing special frames come in different shapes, which are vegetated by the same vines or other annuals. Such Topiary very quickly give a result that does not depend on the climatic conditions.
Plant for your site, you need to remember that all plants need to be planted with love. Then no whims of nature will not be afraid of your corner for the rest. Good luck and creative inspiration.