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Design: Green Walls


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, greenliving, protection )

Cher
- 389 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
We all have a brick or concrete eyesore we'd prefer not to look at and I reckon that covering them with greenery is a brilliant option. They look amazing and because they're living, they constantly grow and morph into new shapes over time, providing an



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Donna Hamilton (148)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 7:39 am
Imagine how much more beautiful our towns and cities would be if most walls were 'greened' - and how much healthier our environments would be!
 

Franck R. (54)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 8:25 am
Noted
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 9:27 am
Interesting article, thanks for sharing
 

Barbara D. (78)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 9:55 am
It's best to get professional advice before starting a project like this. Older constructions may not hold up well to plants with invasive root systems and these can also seriously damage adjoining wood trim and siding materials.
 

Shanti S. (0)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 11:45 am
Thank you.
 

GGmaSheila D. (170)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 12:05 pm
Always better to seen greenery rather than concrete and brick...agree with Barbara get help from experts. Many stucco homes with ivy and other plants growing up walls have problems with cracking, same with bricks.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (447)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 2:54 pm
When I bought my home 10 years ago, my back neighbor had erected an ugly fence. To hide it, I planted 6 arborvitae trees, that are today over 20 feet tall, and are just beautiful. The only problem is the winter: limbs snap easily with too much snow on them.
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 4:57 pm
Thanks , noted .
 

Stevie A. (10)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 9:18 pm
What a fantastic idea! And good for the indoor air,therefore our physical health. This will take care of NATURE DEPRIVATION. And people,young and old, can learn one of the most important skills.
 

Barbara Y. (57)
Friday November 1, 2013, 11:20 am
Noted, Thank you...Debbie/Cher
 
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