Frequently Asked Questions

What is a living wall?

A living wall is comprised of plants grown in supported vertical systems that are generally attached to an internal or external wall, although in some cases can be freestanding.
Like many green roofs, green walls incorporate vegetation, growing medium, irrigation, and drainage into a single system.

What are the benefits of a living wall?

Internal Benefits

  • Reduces carbon dioxide levels and cleans the air
  • Regulates humidity levels
  • Reducing levels of certain pollutants, such as benzene and nitrogen dioxide
  • Reducing airborne dust levels

External Benefits 

  • Increased protection against the elements, Direct sunlight, acid rain, and UV radiation.
  • Reduces energy cost by deflecting sunlight and cooling the air temperature around it. 
  • Reducing noise levels in urban areas 
  • Can be used as a fully certified Rainscreen cladding option. 
  • Keeping air temperatures down
Can a living wall be attached on any wall?

Yes, we can install a living wall to any wall, and if needed, a subframe is installed to support the living wall.

What is the weight per M2 of a living wall?

A fully watered living wall can weigh from 70kg per M2.

Is a Living wall Fireproof?

Yes, we can provide a fully certified living wall as a rain screen cladding that complies with fire regulations.

How do the plants in a living wall get water and fertilizer?

An automatic irrigation system is installed on all our walls and a slow-releasing fertilizer is applied throughout the year as part of the maintenance service.

What is included in the maintenance of a living wall?

Each maintenance package is tailored to each specific wall, but they mainly include, regulation of the irrigation system, pruning, feeding, and replacing plants as needed.

Can a living wall be installed all year round?

Within reason yes, a living wall can be installed all year round. Bad frosty conditions can delay the installation of a living wall.

“And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.”

 –  Khalil Gibran

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