How to create a living wall

A living wall is a planter that can be fastened to any up right wall inside or outside. living walls have angled cubes that plants can be placed in and maintained. These walls come in variety of colors, shapes and sizes the possibilities are endless. Make your living wall today to enhance your environment.

Step #1

Select your container that will hold your live plants in place

Step #2

Select plants and soil that you will be using


place a small amount of soil in each containment cell and place plant in gently pressing down firmly and filling excess areas with soil


select a mesh if desired to be places around plant to keep excess dirt from falling out. Place mesh around each plant and use long staple or other desired product to secure mesh into place.

Step #5

Select desired moss if needed to cover mesh and add a fished look to your living wall planter.


  • When selecting plants keep in mind the amount of water that will be needed. Putting plants that like to be wet with ones that want to be dry may not be healthy and require a lot of replacing
  • When selecting moss a preserved moss may be easier due to the fact that it will never get old and need to be replaced
  • When watering your living wall it should come with a water containment cell to place water into to ensure even watering
  • When planter is first planted up it may be a good idea to leave it horizontal for a few weeks in a filtered light area to allow roots to take hold and plants to establish

Living wall planter are a great way to save space or create a wonderful twist on using traditional planters.