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Medical Center Uses Healing Plants in a Big Way

Focus on healing

Vibrant plants are universally recognized as a symbol of robust living. The beautiful new Tanner Health Systems building in Carlton, Georgia features plants as an effortless, natural way to promote healthy lifestyles. The Florafelt living green wall is a bold statement of strength and optimism.

A Florafelt Living Wall designed and installed by Plants On Walls for the new Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Georgia.
A Florafelt Living Wall designed and installed by Plants On Walls for the new Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Georgia.
Florafelt Pocket Panel Custom Living Wall for Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Georgia.
Florafelt Pocket Panel Custom Living Wall for Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Georgia.

Green wall as core component

The living wall is a prominent feature of the main space, an exciting and unexpected element that makes a bold statement about the benefits of the natural world.

Local interior plantscape talent designs and maintains the project

Local interior landscape team designed the planters and living wall with native greenery. Natural design was a key component to emphasize the healing atmosphere.

Lush tropical planter arrangements by Jamie Veljkov of Outside-In Plant Service for Tanner Medical Center in Carrolton, Georgia.
Lush tropical planter arrangements by Jamie Veljkov of Outside-In Plant Service for Tanner Medical Center in Carrolton, Georgia.
Jamie Veljkov of Outside-In Plant Service uses a Root Wrap to maintain the Florafelt Living Wall at the Tanner Medical Center.
Jamie Veljkov of Outside-In Plant Service uses a Root Wrap to maintain the Florafelt Living Wall at the Tanner Medical Center.

Interior plantscapers will maintain and nurture the greenery throughout the interior, including the living wall. Based on a design that offers natural colors and a variety of textures, the living wall is a seamless complement to the artful planters arrayed in multiple locations.

Florafelt Pockets Living Wall System

Installed in a single day by the Atlanta team of Plants on Walls, the custom design called for a recirculating tank and supplemental lighting. It will grow into a fully unique micro-landscape that will marvel visitors for years to come.

Florafelt Pocket Panel Custom Living Wall Kit.
Florafelt Pocket Panel Custom Living Wall Kit.

Florafelt Pocket Panel Custom Living Wall System with LED Lighting Kit.
Florafelt Pocket Panel Custom Living Wall System with LED Lighting Kit.
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Drought Tolerant Living Wall in Sausalito

Drought Tolerant Florafelt Pro System living wall growing in a month later.
Drought Tolerant Florafelt Pro System living wall growing in a month later.

Project Update After One Month

After a month the plants have begun to grow in nicely. As expected the grasses and Lamium are the fastest to grow and first to begin filling in.

Lamium filling in after a month of growth in the Florafelt Pro System.
Lamium filling in after a month of growth in the Florafelt Pro System.

Water conservation is essential in many places but drought tolerant plants come in a huge variety of colors and textures. Artful and exciting designs take full advantage of native species that are well-adapted to microclimates.

Designer Eileen Kelly's newly planted Florafelt Pro System living wall.
Designer Eileen Kelly’s newly planted Florafelt Pro System living wall.

Eileen Kelly of Dig Your Garden Landscape Design created a vertical sweep of colors and shapes for her Sausalito client. The first phase of a complete redesign of the front yard, the living wall is a bold statement about the beauty of conservation.

Drought tolerant living wall design by Dig Your Garden Landscape Design
Drought tolerant living wall design by Dig Your Garden Landscape Design

A planting grid is used to plan the living wall layout. Flowing patterns of colorful varieties make this a living work of art. Drought tolerant plants used for this design:

  • Aeonium ‘Pinwheel’
  • Acorus gramineus ‘Licorice’
  • Cares Testacea ‘Prairie Fire’
  • Lamium ‘White Nancy’
  • Oxalis ‘Burgundy Form’
  • Senecio mandraliscae

As the plants grow in they will completely cover the felt and grid. Irrigation timing will be adjusted to minimize water use for this brilliantly orchestrated design.

Drought Tolerant Living Wall Design and Installation

Designer Eileen Kelley of Dig Your Garden Landscape Design creates a colorful living wall for her Sausalito client working with Plants On Walls using the Florafelt Pro System.

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Strawberry Walls

Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls, Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters
Chris Bribach of Plants On Walls created a colorful vertical garden harvest. Strawberries were harvested from a vertical garden using Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters in Brentwood, California. The steaming hot summers of California’s Central Valley are famous for their plentiful produce harvests. Getting the plants off the ground helps curb inset attack and makes for easy pickings. It’s fun to just walk up and get a snack.

Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls, Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters
Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls, Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters

Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls, Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters
Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls, Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters

Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls, Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters
Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls, Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters

 

 

 

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Conservatory Of Flowers New Vertical Garden

Guadalupe Cota San-Francisco-Conservatory Of Flowers. Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters.

The San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers, one of San Francisco’s cultural and historical gems, now boasts a huge vertical garden from Plants On Walls.  The new feature welcomes visitors as they step into this Victorian masterpiece and gives them a thrilling preview of the wonders that await inside.  The 360-pocket living wall will house exotic species grown at this famed location, as well as donated plants. Plants On Walls provided 32 Florafelt living wall planters mounted to a galvanized steel frame. The permanent installation will be  used to highlight special exhibits as well as seasonal attractions.  You can visit the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park.

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Guadalupe Cota, Senior Nursery Specialist, donated the first plants into the wall. The Florafelt Vertical Garden system gave her the flexibility to slowly build the perfect garden according to availability and design.

Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. San Francisco Conservatory Of Flowers. Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters.
Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. San Francisco Conservatory Of Flowers. Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters.

Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. San Francisco Conservatory Of Flowers. Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters.
Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. San Francisco Conservatory Of Flowers. Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters.

Guadalupe Cota. San Francisco Conservatory Of Flowers. Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters.
Guadalupe Cota. San Francisco Conservatory Of Flowers. Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters.

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Vertical Green Urban Impact

Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. CBRE Office Towers, San Francisco. Florafelt System.

A small corner of downtown San Francisco now boasts of foliage density that rivals the rain forest!  A new vertical garden by Plans on Walls makes a bold green statement, while offering workers a contemplative spot of nature.  Among the industrial architecture of daily office life, this vertical garden brings not only calm repose of the mind, but a surprising shot of organic vitality, thanks to the forward-thinking vision of CBRE for its new entrance.  Its beauty is available to everyone at 100 Pine Street in San Francisco.

Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. CBRE Office Towers, San Francisco. Florafelt System.
Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. CBRE Office Towers, San Francisco. Florafelt System.

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Plants On Walls Installs: At the CBRE Tower, Downtown San Francisco

Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. CBRE Installation. Florafelt Vertical Garden.

Chris Bribach of Plants On Walls completed a stunning 100 square foot living wall, tucked beneath CBRE’s corporate towers at 100 Pine Street in downtown San Francisco. The massive wall uses 240 plants as the finishing touch on a redesign of the company’s street signage, bringing a distinctive, eco-friendly flair to the entrance.

Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. CBRE Installation. Florafelt Vertical Garden.
Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. CBRE Installation. Florafelt Vertical Garden.

Chris directed a team of installers from Cachina Landcape Management to arrange the ficus decora (rubber-tree), birdsnest fern, mother fern, and bear-paw fern on the stainless steel-framed Florafelt vertical planter system, installed by R.N.Feild Construction.

The frame collects water at the base, which drains into the planter below. The wall is irrigated with a 1/4″ soaker hose tucked into the top row of pockets, so that water wicks down the inside layer to the bottom tray. The plants draw water from the moist back layer and the roots will grow into the felt permanantly, locking themselves into the internal felt layers.

Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. CBRE Installation. Florafelt Vertical Garden.
Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. CBRE Installation. Florafelt Vertical Garden.

 

The visual design is intended to create the feeling of a view into nature. The birdnest ferns hover in the upper region to create a tree-like canopy as they grow, and recessed lighting from above will give them an ethereal glow. Below, horizontal columns of ficus decora create the impression of tree trunks, and will drop long roots to the ground. The bear-paw and mother fern frame the other imagry to create a jungle-scape of shade loving ferns.

Special thanks to Alan Trinh, Asst. Real Estate Manager, CBRE and his vision for a greener downtown San Francisco.

Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. CBRE Installation. Florafelt Vertical Garden.
Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. CBRE Installation. Florafelt Vertical Garden.

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Succulent Room by Davis Dalbok

Davis Dalbok of Living Green San Francisco transforms this wasted space into an incredible room of succulents. First wood framing is built. Then Florafelt vertical garden planters are installed wtih custom galvanized frames. Followed by a beautiful epay deck and finish framing. Contact Davis at Living Green.

Davis Dalbok, Living Green Design. Florafelt Vertical Garden.
Davis Dalbok, Living Green Design. Florafelt Vertical Garden.

Davis Dalbok, Living Green Design. Florafelt Vertical Garden.
Davis Dalbok, Living Green Design. Florafelt Vertical Garden.

Davis Dalbok, Living Green Design. Florafelt Vertical Garden.
Davis Dalbok, Living Green Design. Florafelt Vertical Garden.

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Custom Copper Framed Fern Wall

Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. Florafelt Vertical Garden.

Chris Bribach from PlantsOnWalls installed 72 ferns for a private residence in Woodside, California. The 3 F24 vertical garden planters were framed with a copper frame. Automatic watering waters the walls every 6 hours. A brightly lit North facing wall is the perfect location for this collection of rugged ferns.

Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. Florafelt Vertical Garden.
Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. Florafelt Vertical Garden.

Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. Florafelt Vertical Garden.
Chris Bribach, Plants On Walls. Florafelt Vertical Garden.

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San Francisco Designer Showcase 2012

Davis Dalbok, Living Green Design. Decorator Showcase 2012. Florafelt System.

How can an elegant, traditional entrance to a stately San Francisco home, be re-imagined to be greener and more welcoming, if not otherworldly? Living Green, partnering with Plants On Walls to create a southern exposed vertical melange of succulents and coppery oxalis that morphs into a private shady fern grotto, was part of the solution. Add the pristine white marble floors that one would find in a rajah’s palace or in the fabled Moroccan Casbah Tamador, that the late and great maestro, Luciano tempo, so skillfully restored. Throw in fantastical light fixtures, created by non other than the Luciano himself, and a pair of stunningly beautiful elephants to welcome the weary traveler. Enter The Casbah!

Davis Dalbok, Living Green Design. Decorator Showcase 2012. Florafelt System.
Davis Dalbok, Living Green Design. Decorator Showcase 2012. Florafelt System.

Davis Dalbok, Living Green Design. Decorator Showcase 2012. Florafelt System.
Davis Dalbok, Living Green Design. Decorator Showcase 2012. Florafelt System.

Davis Dalbok, Living Green Design. Decorator Showcase 2012. Florafelt System.
Davis Dalbok, Living Green Design. Decorator Showcase 2012. Florafelt System.