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Best Plant Walls for your Home

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People are slowly beginning to realize the importance of adding greenery to their homes. Not only does it make your home more aesthetically pleasing, but it also has a number of benefits for your health and wellbeing. One great way to add some plants to your home is by installing a plant wall. Green walls are quickly becoming a popular type of home decor, and for good reason! They offer a number of benefits, including improved air quality, reduced noise levels, and just an incredible esthetic. 


In addition, they can be customized to fit any space, and most are easy to install and maintain. So if you're looking for wall ideas to add some life and personality to your home, you should consider installing an indoor plant wall!

What are plant walls and what are they used for?

A plant wall is a wall that is covered in plants, usually growing plants vertically. They are often used to add greenery to a space, improve air quality and greatly improve the esthetic or feel of a room or area. Although historically they were expensive to setup and difficult to maintain, there have been some great products making it simple to add greenery to your home without having to hire a plants-cape design architect. They have also been designed to make plant care simple so you don't need an expert to keep come to your house to service it.

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The benefits of having a plant wall in your home.

Plant walls offer a number of health benefits, including cleaning the air and helping with anxiety.

Plants are natural air purifiers, and by having them in your home, you can improve the quality of the air you breathe. Not only is this good for your health, but it's also great for allergies. Many people find that they don't react as badly to allergens when there are plants in the room.

Aside from the many health benefits of having plants in your home, indoor plant walls offer a number of great esthetic and design benefits as well. For one, they can really brighten up a space and add some life to a room. They can also help to create interesting interior design features and focal points. In addition, they can help to divide up a space or create privacy. And lastly, they just add an overall natural and calming feel to a home. So if you're looking for a way to add some life and personality to your home, you should consider installing an indoor plant wall!

Plant walls also offer a number of benefits when it comes to anxiety. Having greenery in your home can help to reduce stress levels and create a more calming environment. Plants have been shown to help lower blood pressure and heart rate, which can be beneficial for those who struggle with anxiety. Plants are a great way to improve the air quality in your home, and they can also help to reduce stress levels and create a more calming environment.

How to choose the best plant wall for your needs  

There are a few things you'll want to consider when choosing the best plant wall for your needs. First, think about the size of the empty wall you're working with, is it for indoor or outdoor use? Second, think about the look you're going for and what your design style is, wether it's an indoor plant wall or an outdoor one. The third point you'll want to think about the budget for your green wall.

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The different types of plant walls available on the market today 

There are a number of different types of vertical plant walls available on the market today and a whole variety of options of both outdoor and indoor plan walls. The most expensive type is the custom designed unique plant wall. These walls are typically made to fit a specific space, and can be designed in any shape or size. They can be made from a variety of materials, including wood, metal, or plastic and have custom picked plants designed and installed.


Another popular type of indoor plant wall is the moss plant wall. These walls are made from real moss that is grown on a living frame. They offer a more natural and rustic look, and are perfect for adding some greenery to a room without taking up too much space.


Another great option is setting up your home with an indoor plant wall using products that you hang, just like you'd hang pictures on the wall. There are lots of great options for that, which are easy to mount and easy to maintain. Modern Botanical, Braid and Wood and WallyGrow are some of the most popular ones.

What plants are the best to use for a living plant wall.

There are many different plants you can use for your green wall, there are a number of factors you'll want to consider.
First, think about the amount of sunlight the space where the wall will be getting. You'll want to choose plants that thrive in the amount of light that area will receive. 

Second, think about the size and shape of the plants, do you want to hang plants or mount them? You'll want to choose plants that will fit well in the space you have available. 

Third, think about the type of climate you have. You'll want to choose plants that will do well in your climate. And lastly, think about your personal taste and what type of plants you like best. 

For living walls setup inside your home, tropical plants like Philodendrons, Pothos, Monstera's, Alocasia's and Syngoniums, coleus plants as well as spider are the indoor plants that are beautiful and easy to care for. Anthurium's are our favorite flowering plants to grow in water and feature in a vertical plant wall.

Moss walls have grown in popularity due to their unique, calming look and esthetic as well, these are great plant wall ideas for a solid wall.There are many great varieties of moss available

Succulent walls have also grown in popularity and are a fun way to have a low maintenance wall with fun designs and colors. These can be made by mounting potted plants which is a fun wall idea.

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How to install a plant wall in your home 

Installing an indoor plant wall in your home is a great way to add some life and personality to your space. Not only are they esthetically pleasing, but they also offer a number of health benefits as well. But before you can install one, there are a few things you'll want to consider. 

First, think about the size of the space you're working with. You'll want to make sure you choose a green wall that's proportionate to the size of your room. Second, think about the look you're going for and what your design style is. The third point you'll want to think about is your budget. 


Once you've considered those three points, it's time to start shopping! There are a number of different types of living walls available on the market today, so be sure to choose one that best suits your needs. Once you've chosen your plant wall, it's time for installation! Some of the more custom vertical gardens will need professional or great expertise to setup. Many of the newer designed products that can be used to setup a green wall come with templates and mounting accessories to make it easy.

Care and maintenance of your plant wall

Maintaining an indoor plant wall is not as difficult as one might think, but there are a few key things to keep in mind depending on the type. First, you'll want to make sure the wall planters have enough water. You can do this by checking the soil regularly and watering when needed. Second, you'll want to make sure the plants get plenty of sunlight. Third, you'll want to trim and prune the plants as needed. And lastly, you'll want to clean the plant wall regularly.


All of these tasks are easy to do and will help keep your plant wall looking beautiful for years to come!

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Indoor plant wall vs Outdoor plant wall.

When it comes to deciding on your green well and wether you want to install an indoor plant wall or outdoor one, there are a few things you'll want to consider. 


First, think about the climate you live in. Outdoor plant walls are best suited for climates that have mild winters and plenty of sun. If you live in a colder climate, your outdoor plant wall may not fare well in the winter months. Second, think about the amount of space you have available. Outdoor plant walls typically require more space than indoor green walls. Third, think about the type of plants you want to use. Outdoor plant walls typically use plants that can withstand harsher weather conditions. Some people will even design a plant wall on their garden fence. 


An indoor living plant wall is great as the temperature stays pretty consistent, if the temperature is comfortable for humans its great for many plants. You don't need to use dirt on your indoor living plant wall and indirect light is actually preferred for most, so as long as you have light coming through a window it's worth setting up. Many plant wall designs are easy to maintain indoors, not a huge hassle as you may predict.

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How much light do you need for a plant wall?

Lighting depends on the type of wall you setup. For most indoor walls indirect light is ideal, as long as you have windows that have enough light coming through where you don't need to have lights on, there should be sufficient light. A few hours of light each day is enough for plants to thrive. 

How often do you need to water your plant wall system?

Watering schedule is totally depending on the type of wall you've setup. Some walls like moss walls require more moisture, where walls that utilize succulents and air plants will only need watering every once in awhile. For the low maintenance Modern Botanical indoor plant walls where the plants grow in water, every week or two is recommended depending on the time of year.

Do living walls need nutrients?

All plants will eventually need nutrients to keep thriving, wether growing in dirt or water. For indoor plant walls utilizing dirt, there are many great options, instant plant food is one of our favorites as it's effective, easy to use and environmentally friendly. For hydroponic plant walls, a specific developed formula is recommended.

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Can you make your own DIY plant wall?

Making your own diy plant wall is a fun way to improve the esthetic of your living space. Once you've decided on a wall, it's best to start looking for examples for what you'd like. If its outdoor in the sun, a succulent wall would be one of the best. An area with a lot of moisture a moss wall is great and you have a number of options for inside walls. You'll have to decide if you want to use dirt, vases to grow in water or potentially use air plants. You can find many tutorials online one you decide what type of diy plant wall is best for you.

Our Recommendations on Best Plant Walls

1. Custom Designed Wall

If you have a large budget, getting a plantscape specialist, interior designer or a company like GrowUp to design a custom wall is a great option. They can be customized depending if you want indoor or outdoor setups and can be designed to meet your needs. You can get some pretty incredible indoor vertical gardens setup in your home. These will be the most unique and can be designed with seasonal flowers, ferns, irrigation systems, a single drip lines and even designed to grow leafy greens. 

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2. Modern Botanical Sequoia Plant Wall Set

The Modern Botanical Sequoia Plant Wall Set is a great way to add some life and personality to your space. They are handmade with sustainable hardwoods and designed with large glass vases to grow plants in water, which makes plant care super simple as it acts as a self watering system. What's most exciting about these setups is you can watch the roots grow. 


The Modern Botanical indoor plant walls come with hanging templates which make it super simple to setup, better for regular consumers unlike some of the custom plant walls which will need a professional or great expertise to setup

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3. Braid and Wood Plant Hangers

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Braid and wood plant hangers are beautiful and also very easy to instal. They can be ordered with air plants, perfect for adding some greenery to a room without taking up too much space. The air plants also make maintenance super easy. Great for a small space, but can setup larger walls as well. If you have damp issues, the V hangers paired with air plants is a great solution for your home.
These are some of the most stylish products out there.

4. Mossarium Plant walls.

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Moss walls are a beautiful and unique way to add some life and personality to your space. Not only are they esthetically pleasing, but they also offer a number of health benefits as well. 

Once you've chosen your moss wall, it's time for installation! Some of the more custom moss walls will need professional or great expertise to setup. The Mossarium indoor plant wall comes with hanging templates which make it easy setup. 

5. Modern Botanical Wall Hangers.

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The Modern Botanical Wall hangers are a great way to build out an esthetic indoor plant wall in your home without a large budget. The easy mounting, easy maintenance and ability to order with plants make this a top choice for anyone looking to add plants into your home. You can start with a smaller set of 3, or get a full 12 to have a living wall fully decked out.


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6. WallyGro

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WallyGro is an easy to use, hanging wall planter system that makes adding plants to your home simple and beautiful. WallyGro comes with everything you need to get started, including template for easy installation for an indoor plant wall. WallyGro is a great way to add some life and personality to your space as they are available in multiple colors.

Amazon Products.

While Amazon plant products may be inexpensive, they are often of mediocre quality. Many of the hanging planters offered through Amazon can be difficult to care for as the vases are quite small so the plants don't have much oxygen. The quality and feel is definitely a step down as well. 

However, if you are looking for some wall idea's, Amazons cheaper options may be a good way to test some plant wall ideas and get you started. An amazon wall planter display may be a good choice for you to get started. 

You can also find wall planters for your outdoor space as well. We also note that Amazon can be a great place to get grow lights and other indoor gardening tools to go along with your wall ideas. For best tools, checkout our previous article.

Final Thoughts

Adding some plant wall decor doesn't have to be hard! We've designed a variety of vases, test

tube frames to easily create a green wall in any space. If you've had poor luck gardening with

potted plants, try propagation with leaf cuttings; your home will look like a jungle in no time!

Checkout plant wall sets


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Coconino Set - ModernBotanical
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Grow Vase Wall Hangers - ModernBotanical
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Ochoco Planter Set - ModernBotanical
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Single Frame - ModernBotanical
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