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Introduction to Preserved Green Walls

Green walls are a brilliant way to make your office, home or showroom look natural and healthy. There are multiple options for when you are ready to go for a green wall. First, there are the dimensions, do you want a small portion of your wall to be green, the whole wall or maybe just the size of a painting. After choosing the right dimensions for you, you'll have the choice of what the green wall should look like. Do you want it to be full of leaves, just moss or a combination of both?

In this article, we'll go over what preserved means and what the possibilities are with preserved green walls.

What is preserved?

Like we do with almost all our articles, we'll glance over what 'preserved' actually means. It's important to know what kind of landscaping you're investing in.

There are multiple plantations around the world where plants, trees and moss are grown. These plantations exist especially to preserve these plants, trees, moss and flowers as well, to learn more about preserved flowers, please see our other 'Introduction to Preserved Flowers' blog.

Just like normal plants, preserved plants are grown and groomed until they are at their most beautiful state. At this point, the plants and trees are just living ones.

When the plants, trees or moss are fully grown, they are taken inside a hot room. The plants are placed into tubes, containing two liquids; glycerine and color-pigment.

After the products are placed into the room, the water in the cells of the plants evaporates. The cells become empty and this sends a signal to the plant to take in the water. But instead of water, the plant takes in the two liquids and they are stored in the empty cells. Now the water is replaced with glycerine and color-pigment, and the plant, tree or the moss is preserved.

To learn more about what the effects are of preserved plants, trees or green walls, read more here at 'Do Preserved Products Produce Oxygen?'

What are green walls?

When you want more greenery in your office or home, you can choose to place plants. This, of course, is probably the most common option. But in the last few years, more and more people choose a green wall, instead of plants. So what are these green walls?

Green walls are sometimes called 'a garden on the wall'. Only the plants are not placed in a planter, but they are placed in smaller cups that are placed against a wall. This way a green wall has a lot of visibility, but they don't take up as much space as various plants in planters.

There are two types of green walls that are most well-known. Green walls that consist of leaves and green walls consist only out of moss.

Preserved green walls.

Almost all of the time when you want greenery inside your home, you'll also have the possibility of choosing preserved plants, instead of living ones.

Let's first talk about the possibilities. With preserved products, it's possible to re-create almost any living green walls you've seen. This makes for some beautiful and awesome green walls. There is the possibility to choose a green wall filled with leaves. Another option is a green wall that is covered in either flat or pole moss. Preserved moss walls are a popular and relatively cheaper option, without the loss of quality. Preserved moss walls can create some amazing pieces of art on your wall.

Second, the benefits of choosing a preserved green wall.

  • Only maintenance needed is removing dust.

  • Water installation and watering is not needed

  • Investment in preserved green walls can be earned back in a few years, because of saving maintenance costs.

  • No loss of quality, the preserved green walls will stay unrepresentative years

Preserved green walls have some advantages over living green walls. Read more about what the differences between living green walls and preserved green walls are here 'Preserved Green Walls and Living Green Walls'.


Preserved green walls are a beautiful and natural way to bring greenery into your home or office. Contact us for more information or a free quotation at


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