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Stylish Jungle Living Wall at Population Hair Salon

Good styling comes in all forms, including hair and atmosphere! The inventive staff at population hair salon in San Francisco’s Mission district create a singular experience for clients using plants, one of the best methods to scrub toxins from the air and naturally soothe the spirit.

Population Hair Salon Living Wall in San Francisco Mission District grown in Florafelt Pockets.

After years of growth, a sprawling jungle effect has emerged, near the washing station which helps create a spa-like environment. Owner Brian installed a living wall in his first location and customers found it so exciting he planted another in his second location even before it opened.

Aerial Roots of the Philodendron Monstera add mystery to a living wall. Population Hair Salon in San Francisco. Grown in Florafelt Pockets.
This living wall adds a unique experience to the salon’s hair washing stations. Population Hair Salon in San Francisco. Grown in Florafelt Pockets.

A drip line nourishes the Florafelt wall from the top. Excess water collects in the bottom gutter that directs it to a drain. 

The salon’s prep station is incorporated into the living wall where irrigation connections are also made. Population Hair Salon in San Francisco. Grown in Florafelt Pockets.

This wall has become a San Francisco landmark, elevating the prestige of a superior salon with an eco-friendly embrace of the city’s history and ethic.

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Floating Home Living Walls Help Build Community in Amsterdam

This spring Joris Bunschoten, The Vertical Planting Specialist, Amsterdam installed three living walls with Florafelt Pocket Panels for a floating house in Amsterdam. The project is called Schoonschip or ‘Clean Ship’. There are thirty floating houses in a canal in Amsterdam to create more new living space for this sustainable floating community.

Living walls designed for a Schoonschip floating home by Joris Bunschoten of the The Vertical Planting Specialist using Florafelt Pockets. Photo dw.com
Living walls designed for a Schoonschip floating home by Joris Bunschoten of the The Vertical Planting Specialist using Florafelt Pockets. Photo dw.com
Living walls designed for a Schoonschip floating home by Joris Bunschoten of the The Vertical Planting Specialist using Florafelt Pockets.
Living walls designed for a Schoonschip floating home by Joris Bunschoten of the The Vertical Planting Specialist using Florafelt Pockets.

Architect Jorrit Houwert of +31 Architects interviewed at Schoonschip Floating Homes in Amsterdam. Photo dw.com
Architect Jorrit Houwert of +31 Architects interviewed at Schoonschip Floating Homes in Amsterdam. Photo dw.com

Life on the water in the city center

A future vision for green sustainable communities. Living on the water lets you feel a more immediate connection to nature. Thirty homes float on concrete rafts at Schoonschip in Amsterdam. Architect Jorrit Houwert of +31 Architects is just one of the architects involved who engineers structures according to weight and green materials to work with the constraints of a floating structure. Learn more from this fascinating DW Euromaxx video.

Florafelt 12-Pocket Panel Living Wall System
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Jane’s Simply Succulent Florafelt Living Wall

On her patio where she spends most of her time, Jane displays her favorite exotic species on her hand-watered succulent vertical garden. Succulents thrive in dry conditions.

Florafelt Pocket Panels Succulent Vertical Garden Jane Surich

Just steps from her kitchen, Jane’s exotic garden adds a cheerful dash to her favorite spot.

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Florafelt Pocket Panels hang from their mounting tabs on a 1/2″ pipe, allowing the vertical garden to float.

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Florafelt Pockets Restore Living Columns at the Perez Art Museum Miami

The Perez Art Museum (PAMM) in Miami needed a solution for dripping and maintenance issues at their famous living columns created by Patric Blanc, and Brightview Landscaping Miami turned to Florafelt Pockets.

Florafelt Pockets for Perez Art Museum Miami by Brightview Landscape Miami.
Florafelt Pockets for Perez Art Museum Miami by Brightview Landscape Miami.

With only the first column planted, the artistic vision was instantly revitalized. Because changing plants is as easy as slipping them out of their pockets, the column will be monitored and adjusted to create a landscape design for all the rest. One glance reveals the future beauty.

Florafelt Flex Pockets

Inspired by this project we developed a flexible planting pocket solution that can be used on extremely curved surfaces. We now offer this new living wall solution that can be applied to any surface to be planted.


Florafelt Pockets for Perez Art Museum Miami by Brightview Landscape Miami.  The Perez Art Museum (PAMM) in Miami needed a solution for dripping and maintenance issues at their famous living columns created by Patric Blanc, and Brightview Landscaping Miami turned to Florafelt Pockets.  Florafelt Pockets for Perez Art Museum Miami by Brightview Landscape Miami  With only the first column planted, the artistic vision was instantly revitalized. Because changing plants is as easy as slipping them out of their pockets, the column will be monitored and adjusted to create a landscape design for all the rest. One glance reveals the future beauty.  Florafelt Pockets for Perez Art Museum Miami by Brightview Landscape Miami.

Florafelt Pockets for Perez Art Museum Miami by Brightview Landscape Miami.

Custom Living Wall Solutions

Here at Plants On Walls we are constantly innovating. We are so pleased to work with the incredible team at Brightview Landscape and the Perez Art Museum in Miami to develop a unique and tidy planting solution using our patented pleated Florafelt Pockets. The first tubes we tested came out beautifully. Now the system can be modified and different plants can be tested.

Let us know about your project

We are always happy to help you engineer you next living wall project no matter how unusual it may be. We get excited by new challenges and are driven to innovate.

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Horticulture Therapist’s Healing Vertical Garden at Cleveland Clinic

When a previous vertical garden system proved too difficult to maintain, Horticulture Therapist Alison McKim turned to the Florafelt Pockets system for a family healing vertical garden at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.

Florafelt Pockets Living Wall for Angie’s Garden Living Wall at Cleveland Clinic
Florafelt Pockets Living Wall for Angie’s Garden Living Wall at Cleveland Clinic.

Florafelt Pockets allow Alison to experiment with colors, textures and patterns, helping to lift the spirits of both patients and caregivers. The pocket system provides countless seasonal opportunities to enliven this crucial, enchanted garden refuge in the heart of the city.

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Florafelt Pockets Living Wall for Angie’s Garden Living Wall at Cleveland Clinic.

Alison McKim describes her delight in using Florafelt Pockets to create a vertical garden that provides an interactive healing experience for hospital visitors.

Florafelt Pockets Living Wall for Angie's Garden Living Wall at Cleveland Clinic
Florafelt Pockets Living Wall for Angie’s Garden Living Wall at Cleveland Clinic

Angie’s Garden Living Wall at Cleveland Clinic

Alison McKim describes her delight in using Florafelt Pockets to create a vertical garden that provides an interactive healing experience for hospital visitors.

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Vertical Gardens Make Us Happy

A wall of plants is more than a beautiful home feature. It’s an entire community of living things. Together they have a life of their own and create a distinct personality. The leaves grow and move every day, creating a subtle but distinct change. It’a living ecosystem that’s complex and rich, and that’s why they draw our attention.

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The deep green of the living wall with burlwood table and lighting created with seed pods enhance the organic feel to this space.

Getting to Know Your Vertical Garden

Touching your plants lets you know your living wall better. You can feel the raw power of life in each leaf. Interacting with plants reminds of the miracle of living things. Getting to know your living wall will also make the plants healthier and happier. For example, wiping leaves removes dust so they can breath easier. The surface of leaves absorb carbon dioxide from our breath and converts it to oxygen, which helps us breathe easier too.

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Landscape Designer Lindsey Graves of Living Green Design provides extra love and care to his living wall creations.
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Like a window into a forest, this living wall melts into the design of this architectural home.

Plants Give Back

Plants bring huge joy. We love potted plants in our homes and offices, but it’s magnified with an entire wall. We spend most of our time indoors, so a vertical garden is a reminder of how important nature is for our well-being. It feels like an open window and lets us experience nature every day.

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Philodendron Congo Green loves bright light, and pairs nicely with Philodendron Xanadu Neon to provide striking color contrast.

Inspiring Green Design

This living wall is designed by the architect and owners of this Noe Valley San Francisco home. With their construction team, they created a waterproof alcove with floor drains. An inset plywood surface was waterproofed with rubber pond liner, and Florafelt Pocket Panels were mounted using deck screws. Irrigation tubing was added at the top, and water slowly drips to each plant. Full-spectrum LED lighting provides perfect light levels. A mix of philodendrons and others are were added to create dramatic green sweeps with subtle textures. Over the years, the plants were rearranged, and new species introduced. The Florafelt Pockets and Wraps system makes it easy to sculpt this well-loved living wall.

Florafelt Pockets Make it Easy

Affordable and elegantly designed synthetic felt pockets are mounted easily to walls. Once irrigation and drainage is in place they are quickly planted to provide you with an instant living experience.

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Botanical Living Wall for a Miami Courtyard

Christine Johnston designed and installed this lush botanical masterpiece at her Miami home. Inspired by Jeff Allis of Truvine Design, Christine used a Florafelt 24-Pocket Vertical Garden Planter and artfully filled it with an amazing tropical medley of ferns, begonias, ginger, anthuriums, bromeliads, heather, irises, aralias, ficus, coreopsis, jade, wax lily, bougainvillea, syngonium, medinilla, and orchids.

Botanical Vertical Masterpiece for a Miami Courtyard. Created with a Florafelt 24-Pocket Vertical Garden Planter.
Botanical Vertical Masterpiece for a Miami Courtyard. Created with a Florafelt 24-Pocket Vertical Garden Planter.

Botanical Vertical Masterpiece for a Miami Courtyard. Created with a Florafelt 24-Pocket Vertical Garden Planter.
Botanical Vertical Masterpiece for a Miami Courtyard. Created with a Florafelt 24-Pocket Vertical Garden Planter.
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Accent Living Wall by Emma Lam of A Small Green Space in Jersey City

This colorful accent living wall for an intimate urban patio is crafted by Emma Lam of A Small Green Space, a fun urban garden design/build firm based in Jersey City.

Florafelt Living Wall by Emma Lam of A Small Green Space, Jersey City. (photo meganmaloy.com)
Florafelt Living Wall by Emma Lam of A Small Green Space, Jersey City. (photo meganmaloy.com)

Adjacent to the dining area, this small vertical garden (5′ x 6′) uses a beautiful mix of foliage to visually soften the neighbor’s wall and define the lounge and fire pit area.

Florafelt Living Wall by Emma Lam of A Small Green Space, Jersey City. (photo meganmaloy.com)
Florafelt Living Wall by Emma Lam of A Small Green Space, Jersey City. (photo meganmaloy.com)
Florafelt Living Wall by Emma Lam of A Small Green Space, Jersey City. (photo meganmaloy.com)
Florafelt Living Wall by Emma Lam of A Small Green Space, Jersey City. (photo meganmaloy.com)
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Architect Marika Shiori-Clark’s Living Wall for Hingetown District in Ohio City Cleveland

Hingetown is coming to life with Cleveland’s largest living wall taking center stage. Architect Marika Shiroi-Clark envisioned this neighborhood’s transformation by developing core buildings to build vibrant public spaces to the once-desolate neighborhood.

Florafelt Living Wall by Architect Marika-Shiroi Clark for Hingetown neighborhood in Cleveland.
Florafelt Pocket Panels living wall by Marika Shiori-Clark.

The vertical garden creates an iconic destination that softens the once industrial area.

Florafelt Vertical Garden by Architect Marika-Shiori Clark for Cleveland's Hingetown Neighborhood
Florafelt Pocket Panels living wall by Marika Shiori-Clark.

Marika made the green wall experience using Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters with the help from public watershed incentives and community volunteers. The Florafelt system is easy and affordable enough for everyone to get involved. The ongoing love and care the wall receives makes it the beauty it is today.

 Florafelt Living Wall by Architect Marika-Shiroi Clark for Hingetown neighborhood in Cleveland.
Florafelt Pocket Panels living wall by Marika Shiori-Clark.
 Florafelt Living Wall by Architect Marika-Shiroi Clark for Hingetown neighborhood in Cleveland.
Florafelt Pocket Panels living wall by Marika Shiori-Clark.
 Florafelt Living Wall by Architect Marika-Shiroi Clark for Hingetown neighborhood in Cleveland.
Florafelt Pocket Panels living wall by Marika Shiori-Clark.
Florafelt Vertical Garden by Architect Marika-Shiori Clark for Cleveland's Hingetown Neighborhood
Florafelt Pocket Panels living wall by Marika Shiori-Clark.
 Florafelt Living Wall by Architect Marika-Shiroi Clark for Hingetown neighborhood in Cleveland.
Florafelt Pocket Panels living wall by Marika Shiori-Clark.
 Florafelt Living Wall by Architect Marika-Shiroi Clark for Hingetown neighborhood in Cleveland.
Florafelt Pocket Panels living wall by Marika Shiori-Clark.
 Florafelt Living Wall by Architect Marika-Shiroi Clark for Hingetown neighborhood in Cleveland.
Florafelt Pocket Panels living wall by Marika Shiori-Clark.
 Florafelt Living Wall by Architect Marika-Shiroi Clark for Hingetown neighborhood in Cleveland.
Florafelt Pocket Panels living wall by Marika Shiori-Clark.

Hingetown Cleveland Living Wall Project

Architect Marika Shioiri-Clark revitalizes a neighborhood by working with the community to construct Cleveland’s largest living wall using the Florafelt System.

Hingetown Community Reacts to Their New Living Wall

Architect Marika Shioiri-Clark revitalizes a neighborhood by working with the community to construct Cleveland’s largest living wall using the Florafelt System.

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Student Living Wall for Milken Mills High School

Milliken Mills High School in Unionville, Ontario added a student vertical garden as part of their library’s new “Maker Space.”

Florafelt living wall created by students at Milken Mills High School in Ontario, Canada.
Florafelt living wall created by students at Milken Mills High School in Ontario, Canada.

Students chose a variety of houseplants that will flourish indoors, using the Florafelt Plant Wall System.Image

Florafelt living wall created by students at Milken Mills High School in Ontario, Canada.

They conceptualized the design, using indoor tropicals to create a unique learning environment.

Florafelt living wall created by students at Milken Mills High School in Ontario, Canada.
Florafelt living wall created by students at Milken Mills High School in Ontario, Canada.

The project was led by Christopher Williams, the head of Personalized Education for Milliken Mills High School in Unionville, Ontario, Canada.

Florafelt living wall created by students at Milken Mills High School in Ontario, Canada.
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Plants give the library a natural feel that will benefit all students.

Maker Space, Making Space Video

T.E.A.M., an Alternative Education program at Milliken Mills HS in the Greater Toronto Area, installs a Maker Space in their school library. Feat. Florafelt Vertical Gardens.Open publish panel. Video by Becca Williams