Living Walls: Grow Your Own Art

If your walls could talk, they'd ask for some plants.


The Urbio vertical garden and storage system is perfect for everything from perennials to paper clips.

Photo by: Photo courtesy of The Grommet

Photo courtesy of The Grommet

The Urbio vertical garden and storage system is perfect for everything from perennials to paper clips.

Horizontal planting is so 1860! Vertical living walls have snagged that coveted spot over the couch and are adding lots of wow to walls around the world. Made of everything from recycled plastic to coco fiber and engineered with super-smart watering systems, these 3-D designs will truly grow on you.

(Don't want to water your walls? We've included a few no-maintenance options that offer all the environment without the effort!) 

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Woolly Pocket 12-Pack Planter Kit

With vented shells in lively colors and a self-watering tank, the Woolly Pocket doesn't just create scenery—it makes a statement. Take over a whole wall with a few 12-pack planter kits: It includes a drip kit, drip timer and supply line which is hidden neatly in the design. $399.99;

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Woolly Pocket Living Wall Planter

The spouts of watering cans fit easily into the holes of the Woolly Pocket. Plant an herb garden in your kitchen and snip herbs right off the wall. $26.99;

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Green Wall

Also perfect for a tabletop planter, this green wall has a port in the top for easy watering and comes in gray and white. $49.99;

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Pamela Crawford Living Wall Planter

Beneath the lovely leaves of this living wall planter is a system that holds nine plants in front, six on the side and three on the top edge. $32.95;

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The planters in this modern, modular system are attached to the wall plates by large neodymium magnets, so you can detach, water, prune and put it right back on the wall. $175;

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Large Grass Wall

Made of wood and preserved grass, Uncovet's large grass wall is, according to their website, "the living wall you've always wanted, but never wanted to maintain." $174.99;

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Fern and Moss Wall Art

No watering required: These eco-preserved plants have been "sculpted by nature and arranged by artisans," and come in a range of shapes and sizes. $198-$998;

Photo By: Photo courtesy of Viva Terra

Living Wall Art

This grouping of three plants—an orchid, airplant and Staghorn fern—are available individually or as a trio, come mounted and just need to be sprayed or watered twice a week. $59 each;

Photo By: Photo courtesy of Viva Terra

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