What to know about maintaining a vertical garden

The secret to having a low-maintenance vertical garden is... good design.

Strategic design of a vertical garden allows you to select plants that are suitable for the climate and sun exposure, combining them with a structure equipped with an automatic fertigation system.

Thanks to careful and thoughtful design, maintenance is greatly reduced, but it remains necessary especially during certain times of the year.

Let's see what the main maintenance tasks for vertical gardens are.

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Maintenance tasks for vertical gardens

Maintenance tasks for vertical gardens include:

  • Pruning
  • Cleaning
  • Checking the proper functioning of the automatic irrigation system
  • Irrigation
  • Fertilization
  • Monitoring the health of plants to prevent or treat issues like fungal diseases or pest attacks.

The tasks vary depending on whether you have an outdoor vertical garden or an indoor green wall.

Let's take a closer look at what outdoor and indoor vertical gardens need.

Outdoor green facade maintenance

To carry out proper maintenance of an outdoor green facade, you need:

  • Monthly check of the irrigation system
  • 2 prunings per year, one every 6 months
  • Fertilization of plants with suitable products through fertigation

Verde Profilo offers its customers a post-sale maintenance contract to cover all seasonal needs.

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Indoor green wall maintenance

The frequency of maintenance tasks depends on the chosen botanical layout.

The main tasks are:

  • Cleaning
  • Trimming

Verde Profilo provides its customers with a team of maintainers ready to intervene when needed.

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Advantages of vertical garden maintenance

A well-maintained vertical green facade and wall provide many benefits to the environment and people.

  • Filter air pollution
  • Reduce a building's carbon footprint
  • Improve thermal and acoustic comfort
  • Have a positive effect on people's mood, as we discussed in the article Biophilia, a Resource for Our Happiness

Verde Profilo solutions are part of the GREENMAP program: they are qualified as products that align with international WELL standards.

WELL is an international rating system that maps innovative solutions that focus on the psychophysical well-being of people.

Verde Profilo offers a wide range of solutions for vertical gardens suitable for various

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