recipes for action

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Plants for the future

Greening, create, and let us plant in vertical pocket garden together




What is 'Plants for future' ?


‘Plant for the Future’ is a movement that encourages everyone to join urban areas and grow their own plants in the plant pockets of vertical gardens.This movement also launched an app to provide a platform for people to communicate, learn, and see their own plants growing process. Which also is an online growing program for young people with busy lives. People can choose their favorite plants and plant them for exhibition in the urban garden. With the 'Plants for the future' movement, people can get good mental health from the vertical plants.The artistic expression of architecture is more diversified, and the combination of different colors and sizes of plants can create strong visual effects, which relieves people's mental tensions.The vertical pocket plant wall would purify the air, filter bacteria, and dust, and effectively isolate noise.


Why vertical pocket planting in urban areas?


We need to decided to tackle the issue of embodied carbon and considerable amounts of energy consumed when manufacturing steel and concrete. This is an alternative method for gardening by expanding the scope of growing plants in a vertical space. The vertical pocket garden is higher than a classical landscape, the modern concepts for landscape development are keen on using any kind of concrete or glass, turning them into a real vertical garden, being possible to overcome the development of urban areas making a smooth transition for a healthy green urban environment.


what can you gain from this movement?


You will have a sense of achievement when you see your own plants on exhibition in the city, learning the planting skills and make friends who have common interest with you. You have made a contribution to the greening of the city,Sometimes your plants will be visited by mysterious guests, they are birds, bees and butterfly, Your plants are making a contribution to the ecology of nature


As the new direction of the future urban landscape. It is time to act, let’s add life and a humanistic atmosphere to the building. Unifying the natural ecological environment and urban areas and bringing the industrial city back to nature!



 

By Junyi Cao