Author(s): Harriet Klotz; Leigh Clapp
Vertical gardening is a fun, creative way to grow plants in urban spaces. As long as you've got a blank wall or bare fence that needs beautifying, you can tend edibles, annuals, even perennials with vertical garden products. Vertical gardens will turn your bare spaces into gorgeous living walls indoors and out. Create and customize your vertical garden to suit your own personal environment. Grow fresh herbs. Do you have limited space but love the idea of a lush green garden on your balcony, your rooftop or your courtyard? Vertical gardens are the perfect low-maintenance, space-saving, water-smart solution! Perfect for balcony gardens, rooftops, outdoor BBQ or dining areas, and courtyards, you can make great privacy screens in high density living environments and the leafy surrounds can create a cooling and shade-enchancing effect to unsheltered balconies and reduce head in summer. Create a vertical screen to give your garden a contemporary design edge. They function not only as privacy screens from nearby neighbors, but also increase the aesthetic appeal of your garden and add value to your home. Transform your outdoor living areas and achieve a designer look on a DIY budget. Chapters include projects perfect for high rise residental buildings, rooftop gardens, veggie and herb gardens and privacy screens. A wonderful guide book on how to turn your home into a lush urban jungle.
Leigh Clapp is a professional photographer with over 20 years experience, primarily as a garden specialist photojournalist but also with interiors and travel. She delights in discovering the tiny elements to the overall essence of a subject. Inspired by the play of light, color and form, photography is an artistic expression and passion for capturing the frames she has always seen in the world around her.