Frequently Asked Questions

NextGen Living Walls have been specifically developed for plants in 150mm nursery pots. The specific plants used in a NextGen Living Wall will depend on several factors, including the location of the wall, the amount of light it receives, and the desired aesthetic effect.

Some of the most common plants used in NextGen Living Walls include ferns, succulents, and tropical plants. These plants are chosen for their ability to thrive in a vertical environment and their ability to create a lush and vibrant living wall.

No, you do not need to put any substrate in the trays when using the NextGen Living Wall system. The trays are specifically designed to hold the pre-grown plants in their nursery pots, with no additional soil or substrate required. This allows for easy installation and maintenance, as the plants can be easily inserted and removed from the trays as needed.

NextGen Living Walls offer several options for watering the trays, depending on your preferences and the specific needs of your plants. The system is designed to be flexible and adaptable, whether you prefer to water manually or use an automatic irrigation system.

It is generally recommended to water from the top and allow the water to flow down through the trays to the bottom. This helps to ensure that all the plants receive water, and that the excess water drains away properly.

Yes, an automatic irrigation system can be installed with the NextGen Living Wall system. Installing an automatic irrigation system can be a convenient and effective way to ensure that your NextGen Living Wall system stays healthy and vibrant without requiring you to manually water the plants, especially for larger walls.

Lighting is an essential factor to consider when growing plants in any setting, including in a NextGen Living Wall system. Adequate light is crucial for plant growth and overall health. Without enough light, plants may become weak, leggy, or spindly, and may not produce as many leaves or flowers.

In indoor settings, natural light may be limited, so it may be necessary to supplement with artificial lighting. Grow lights can be used to provide the necessary light spectrum for plant growth and can be programmed to turn on and off at specific times to mimic natural daylight cycles. Contact us for more details on lighting.

The surface needs to be flat for a correct installation. NextGen Living Walls can be installed on every kind of surface like masonry, gypsum, wood, or aluminium, as long as the surface is structurally sound and can support the weight of the living wall system. It is important is to install with the correct fasteners and tools.

NextGen Living Walls have several environmental benefits that make them an excellent choice for sustainable and green building projects. One of the most significant benefits of living walls is their ability to improve air quality. Plants naturally filter pollutants from the air, so living walls can help remove toxins and pollutants from the surrounding environment. This can have a positive impact on human health, particularly in urban areas where air pollution is a significant problem.

Living walls are also aesthetically pleasing and can provide an attractive addition to any building or public space. They can also have a positive impact on mental health and well-being by providing a connection to nature in urban environments.

Yes, NextGen Living Walls can be installed both indoors and outdoors, making them a versatile option for a range of projects. The modular design of NextGen Living Walls means that they can be adapted to suit a variety of different spaces and environments, from small urban gardens to large commercial buildings.

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