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San Francisco's first community-built living wall is a drought-resistant masterpiece

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 28, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Cat DiStasio last modified May 27, 2016

We’re talking about an enormous wall of plants in California, where a severe drought has robbed residents of much-needed water for several years. With that in mind, Goldberg and her team at Planted Design created the 1,200-square-foot living mural from 3,200 native, drought-tolerant plants. The mural also includes an ingenious irrigation system, fed by a 1,350-gallon recirculating rainwater collection tank. Copper gutters and 200 feet of irrigation help keep the plants happy in the midst of a water...






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