Vertical Greening with Native Missouri Plants

Stage 1: understanding plant growing requirements

Design + Build + Research


Custom built 18”x18” wooden boxes with an irrigation system. Using a variety of native Missouri plants who typically have shallow root systems and provide cover or food for insects.
Design + Build + Research


Implemented at the Litzsinger Road Ecology Center, which has a unique set of buildings and built infrastructure.
Design + Build + Research


To gain an understanding of how native plants react to curated growing conditionsand to examine the possible use of native vertical greenings as micro-habitats or nodes for pollinators and beneficial insects.

perfoliate landscapes 2018 — St. Louis, Missouri