How To Create An Aesthetic Plant Wall

Aesthetic plant walls are a great way to bring your home or office space to life. There are many benefits of creating an aesthetically pleasing wall planter, including increased air quality, decreased noise pollution, and improved mental health. However, it’s important to know the basics before you start planting!

Here is everything you need to know about designing and building an aesthetic plant wall:

Height of the plant wall

A table that has a blanket on a bed

The first step in creating a plant wall is to decide how high you want it to be, and what style you would like. Measure the inside of your property and any area where the plant wall will be built before purchasing your materials.

Aesthetic planter walls can reach as high as 10 feet, however, there are specific rules that must be followed for higher walls which involve obtaining building permits from your local authorities. These rules vary depending on region but usually involve ensuring that the planters are structurally sound, and include railings and an easy method of allowing access for maintenance if necessary. If you’re not sure about this or need advice, consult with a professional.

Width of the plant wall

A vase of flowers on a table

Once you have decided the height of your aesthetic planter wall, you should determine its width. Aesthetics aside, the width of your planter should be based on how much weight it can hold and also take into account the size of plants that will be used within it. Your planter must never be wider than half the width of its base and must always have railings and/or other support structures to keep it stable – we recommend a maximum width of 1 ft.

Designs of plant walls

There are many different designs for aesthetic planters; some people choose to install shelves while others prefer to hang their plants from existing walls using hooks or wires. If installing multiple tiers, ensure that each one is able to hold the same amount of weight as all other tiers combined plus an additional 20%. For example: if you are building a two-tiered planter wall with the top tier having an additional 20% weight for soil, the bottom tier must be able to hold 40% more than the top tier.

The benefits of having a plant wall in your home or office

Plant walls are not just a pretty decoration but they also have plenty of other benefits that may change your mind about creating one in your own home. Having plants indoors purifies the air by absorbing volatile organic compounds (VOC) that are emitted by household cleaning products, paint, or other strong-smelling chemicals. These compounds can cause adverse health effects including eye irritation, headaches, and nausea so having a plant wall in your home can be especially useful.

Plants increase oxygen levels which will help you feel more energetic throughout the day. Studies have shown that people who spend time in nature are more productive at work, lower their heart rate after an angry outburst, sleep better at night, are less stressed out during finals week, etc. Long story short – if you’re stuck inside most of the year then try to set up some plants! Looking for another reason to grow your own wall? It is also proven that greenery helps boost memory retention and creativity.


The art of creating an aesthetic plant wall is not as simple as just putting plants in pots and arranging them on the wall. There are many considerations to keep in mind when designing a display like this, including height, weight distribution, color balance, texture contrast, etc. If you would like help with your design or need some inspiration for new ideas please give us a call!

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