Heart Shaped Living Wall

Posted on 02/13/2014

How to make a Living Wall by Power Flowers

Living walls are one of gardenings hottest new trends.  They look fabulous and can be re-created fairly easy.  If you have garden lattice in your yard, you are already part way to creating a simple living wall!  

Items needed for a heart-shaped living wall:

Garden Lattice

72 Plastic drink cups (38 in one color 34 in another)

72 plants in 2 different varieties.  (We used 38 Dianthus in pink cups  34 Scotch Moss in white cups )

Potting Soil

 

Start by poking drainage holes into the bottom of your plastic cups.

Place plants and soil into the cups and make sure you have packed them in snug.

Water the plants down.

Place planted cups into the garden lattice as follows:

Row 1: 6 planted cups (all scotch moss)

Row 2; 5 planted cups (all scotch moss)

Row 3: 6 planted cups (1 scotch moss, 1 Dianthus, 2 scotch moss, 1Dianthus, 1 scotch moss)

Row 4: 5 planted cups (2 Dianthus, 1 scotch moss, 2 Dianthus)

Row 5: 6 planted cups (all Dianthus)

Row 6: 5 planted cups (all Dianthus)

Row 7: 6 planted cups (all Dianthus)

Row 8: 5 planted cups (all Dianthus)

Row 9: 6 planted cups (1 scotch moss, 4 Dianthus, 1 scotch moss)

Row 10: 5 planted cups (1 scotch moss, 3 Dianthus, 1 scotch moss)

Row 11: 6 planted cups (2 scotch moss, 2 Dianthus, 2 scotch moss)

Row 12: 5 planted cups (2 scotch moss, 1 Dianthus, 2 scotch moss)

Row 13: 6 planted cups (all scotch moss)

 

Viola!! A heart-shaped living wall for you to enjoy at home!

Living Wall by Power Flowers