Florafelt Pocket Panels Vertical Garden Install on Stucco

Florafelt Pocket Panel Vertical Garden Installation on Stucco

The vertical garden is mounted to an existing stucco wall so special care is taken to waterproof the connections and provide an air gap to protect the wall from moisture.

Florafelt Pocket Panel Vertical Garden Installation on Stucco

First workers prepare the area and mark the treated lumber wall supports.

Florafelt Pocket Panel Vertical Garden Installation on Stucco

Next they locate the supports on the wall and use a concrete bit to drill into the stucco.

Florafelt Pocket Panel Vertical Garden Installation on Stucco

The holes are filled with silicone sealant and plastic spacers are added to also keep the board away from the wall.

Florafelt Pocket Panel Vertical Garden Installation on Stucco

Florafelt Pocket Panel Vertical Garden Installation on Stucco

Remaining supports are added and made level.

Florafelt Pocket Panel Vertical Garden Installation on Stucco

1/2″ treated plywood is then attached to the wall supports using smooth coated deck screws (rough coatings will bind to the Florafelt material).

Florafelt Pocket Panel Vertical Garden Installation on Stucco

1×6 edge trim boards are then cut and added to the top and side edges only.

Florafelt Pocket Panel Vertical Garden Installation on Stucco

A plastic pond liner is then tacked up with staples inside the frame.

Florafelt Pocket Panel Vertical Garden Installation on Stucco Florafelt Pocket Panel Vertical Garden Installation on Stucco

For this install the panels were pre-planted in the studio by the designers who also provide a guide to make it easy for the installer to locate panels.

Florafelt Pocket Panel Vertical Garden Installation on Stucco

Panels are then added to the framed area and screwed into place with coated deck screws.

Florafelt Pocket Panel Vertical Garden Installation on Stucco

Irrigation tubing is then added and 2 drippers located at the edges of each pocket.

Florafelt Pocket Panel Vertical Garden Installation on Stucco

Within an afternoon the wall is complete and ready to enjoy.

 

Florafelt Pocket Panel Vertical Garden Installation on Stucco