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What is an indoor garden?

2022-09-223 minute read

Indoor garden is actually indoor green decoration. Indoor greening decoration, to put it bluntly, is to decorate one’s room with flowers and plants, ten pots is not too much, and one pot is not too little. As long as there are plants in the home, there is a kind of vitality from nature. In fact, there are many horticultural knowledge, it can be a collection of environmental science, botany, horticulture, design and decoration and other disciplines in one design concept.

From the perspective of floral art, other types of floral creation methods are to process the cut parts of plants, while the object of potted flower art is complete plants. Compared to other types of floral arrangements, potted plants are relatively durable and can last a long time with proper care. In the form of modern life, small-scale miniature gardens in houses are becoming more and more popular, and such a small world is more and more popular with urban people.

Nowadays, most people live in buildings. In buildings, indoor balconies are decorated with green plants. It is necessary to have a good understanding of the likes and dislikes of plants to light. If you want to create a sense of design in your indoor garden, the guests here gave some suggestions on the design of indoor potted plants, such as the grasp of containers and layers when planting.

Generally speaking, indoor plants are divided into 3 categories according to their size. Those below 0.5 meters are called small plants, which are suitable for placing on the countertop; medium-sized plants are generally placed on both sides of the furniture and arranged symmetrically to achieve a balanced beauty; Plants are called focal plants. If there is only one focal plant, match a medium-sized plant at the far end, and finally find a place near the focal plant to embellish a small or medium-sized plant, the three plants will eventually form a set of asymmetrical balanced graphics indoors.

In fact, this is also the golden ratio distribution method of 8:5:3 that we often talk about in flower art. The plants laid out in this way are more patchwork and more comfortable for the occupants.

When it comes to the Hanging Gardens, everyone will think of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the 7 wonders of the world. However, the sky gardens in the city are stumbling to many people, from waterproofing to substrates, which are prohibitive. In fact, it is not so difficult to build a sky garden. With the continuous improvement of materials, we can easily buy relevant materials in the market and DIY at home. The foundation is divided into 5 layers: waterproof layer, anti-root layer, drainage layer, isolation layer, and planting layer.

The waterproofing in the building must be done well, and even two layers can be done. The second root layer is to prevent the plant’s strong root system from breaking through our waterproof layer. There is now a membrane with a metal mesh that effectively prevents this from happening.

Further up is the drainage layer. There are many leak points and grooves on the drainage layer, which also have the effect of preventing roots… The most important thing is that there are ready-made materials on the market now, and they can be installed by themselves after buying them.

In addition, it is not recommended to use soil for planting in the sky garden, but other media, such as peat, formula soil and other light and nutritious materials should be considered for planting. With these tips, owning a sky garden is just around the corner~

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