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WILD CHILD VERTICAL GARDEN PROJECT: PART V

BENEFITS OF USING VERTICAL GARDEN PRINCIPLES:

• Growing more in less space.

• Making use of non-traditional spaces such as on walls and fences.

• Creating privacy, and hiding unsightly areas.

• Adding garden rooms and secret spaces to the landscape.

• Creating a low-maintenance garden.

• Providing more sun exposure.

• Slowing down the spread of fungus and disease.

• Allowing for better air circulation around the plants.

• Keeping plants up and off the ground, out of reach of pests and predators.

• Producing larger yields than bush or patio varieties.

• Providing more growing space than a traditional garden plot.

• Making harvest time much easier.

• Producing higher quality and cleaner yields.

BENEFITS OF A VERTICAL FOOD GARDEN:

• Vertical plantings grow more food in less space.

• Provides greater food security.

• Provides fresh produce that tastes better and is healthier for the diet.

• Eases local produce shortages.

• Provides low-cost produce. A $250 investment yields $675 in produce.

• Provides a reliable supply of produce.