Irrigatia launch green wall kit at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Irrigatia is to officially launch its new range of vertical gardens at the Chelsea Flower Show.

The Picture Garden Kit comes complete with a treated self-assembly wooden frame. Each unit has four rails and can take up to 16 pots (included) which are removable for planting herbs, flowers, vegetables and salads, or maintenance purposes. 


It is designed to be used with drip irrigation systems and linked to adjacent taps. However, when combined with an automatic solar powered Irrigatia system, a water butt can be used and the plants will be watered every three hours and for longer when sunny.


The Vertical Fruit & Veg Garden comes with a complete irrigation kit which can be connected to a hosepipe, or it can be used with an Irrigatia solar watering kit.


The drainage trough is hung on the bottom rail.


Also new in the vertical garden range is the Vertical Herb & Flower Garden which includes 12 small pots, four 600mm support rails and drippers.


"Vertical gardens or green walls are a wonderful alternative for many gardeners who simply do not have a lot of outdoor space.  They provide beautiful garden décor and are easy to mount and maintain," says Erick Mackay, sales and marketing director of the North Yorkshire-based Irrigatia.


"When combined with an Irrigatia solar powered watering kit the main issue that used to be associated with vertical growing – that it needs regular watering or the plants dry out very quickly - is overcome.  Irrigatia systems can water up to 5m in height and drippers are attached to the top row of pots, which then filters down through the drainage holes into the pots below. Any excess water is then collected in the drainage trough and collected for easy recycling."


The Picture Garden Kit retails at: £79.95

The Vertical Fruit & Veg Garden retails at: £59.95

The Vertical Herb & Flower Garden retails at: £49.95

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