TAG: Vertical indoor gardens

Interesting and Eco-Friendly Wall Designs

Interesting Wall Designs

Painting walls is a good technique to add color to rooms, but integrating wall designs in a space can add dimension and functionality. There are endless projects for wall decorations that can incorporate green design. One example of an increasingly popular wall display is a living wall. These feature arrangements of living plants and can be custom constructed to meet the needs of a space. Putting in a living wall can be as simple as securing a resalvaged pallet or shelving and adding potted plants. Designs like the ones available from a company called Benetti Stone add real live interest… read more

Largest Indoor Vertical Farm in U.S. Opens in Chicago

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Growing food near where it’s sold or consumed is getting to be a bigger trend in the U.S., and the opening of a 90,000 square foot indoor vertical farm near Chicago is testimony to the demand for these types of operations. The FarmedHere growing operation in Bedford Park, IL, is inside of a previously abandoned warehouse, and it uses a combination of aquaponics and aeroponics to produce fresh greens for area stores. The plants are grown in stacks of beds six feet high, and are illuminated by artificial lighting and fed with nutrient-rich water from tanks of tilapia fish. According… read more