Green walls

With gardens becoming smaller, making use of every surface makes sense and can look striking. Many types of plants will tolerate the high life in a green wall, from herbs and fruit to grasses and ferns. Whether in sun or shade, covering walls with plants can enhance the smallest of spaces.

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Pyracantha can be used to create a green wall simply by planting one against it and training the stems on wires.

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