An outdated home getting a total remodel needed a plant solution to enhance a covered entrance. Greenleaf was brought in to create an inviting entry that would add life to the new modern architecture.
Portico location is low-light, but open to elements. This would require thoughtful plant selection to ensure long-term success.
Due to age of the house, no water, drainage, or electrical would be available to use for the project.
Collaborated with project architect & owner to recess the designated area.
Determined a shelving system would be the best solution for a location with no electrical access.
A hand-watering, maintenance plan would also be necessary for this project due to no nearby water sources.
Fabricated moss-covered frame to conceal the exposed shelving.
Strategically selected low-light tolerant plants that would thrive in outdoor elements.
We worked closely with the architect to create a lush entrance that the homeowner could love for years to come. The final design was a tropical live wall with pops of color that nicely balanced the new contemporary architecture
Added extra ceiling spotlights for extra “wow” factor when viewing at night.
Shelving system requires hand-watering that our plant technicians maintain on a regular basis.
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