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Rapid Growth features LiveWall, LLC for Local Job Creation

August 10, 2012
August 10, 2012

This week, Rapid Growth featured LiveWall, LLC as a company that is creating jobs through innovation.  See the article, “West Michigan horticultural firm creates living walls, roofs and jobs,” at rapidgrowthmedia.com.

Finally, A Green Wall Solution that Works

July 25, 2012
July 25, 2012

Our clients are consistently saying:  “LiveWall just makes sense.”  Business owners and individuals that have previously been hesitant to buy, design or install green wall systems are now moving forward with living wall plans that include LiveWall products.

The road to simplicity and proper function was a long one, taking four years of research, development and trialing.  The end result is a system that is designed in the best interest of the plants, offering them an environment and orientation that parallels nature.

Read more about the development of LiveWall in this article by Jim Harger on MLive.com, “Tired of others’ failures, West Michigan plant grower creates LiveWall alternative to vertical plantings.”

Iowa LiveWall Representative Grows its Business with Green Walls, Screens and Fences

July 23, 2012
July 23, 2012

Sisters Roxanne Nagel and Teresa Nelson are growing their business through representation of LiveWall and LiveRoof products. The team is quickly growing a reputation as the premier provider of living architecture in Iowa and surrounding regions.  See the article []

Michigan Chef Uses Herb Wall to Liven Up Menu

June 11, 2012
June 11, 2012
Grand Pines Herb Wall

Scott Reenders enjoys the fresh herbs on the wall at Grand Pines Assisted Living Center.

The first commercial LiveWall installation was successfully installed in April 2012 at the Grand Pines Assisted Living Center in Grand Haven, MI. The wall is planted with edibles which will be harvested and used throughout the growing season.

Chef Aaron Shapiro is looking forward to using the fresh herbs in his cooking for the residents of the assisted living center.  He intends to harvest and dry the herbs that he doesn’t use during the growing season to complement his cooking in the winter months.

Read all about it in the Grand Haven Tribune.

Introducing LiveWall, LiveScreen and LiveFence

April 26, 2012
April 26, 2012

LiveWall is the first and only planted wall system with patent pending TopSide® and RainRail® Technology for growing plants vertically in a manner that is healthy, simple, attractive, and low maintenance.  LiveFence® and LiveScreen® are the fencing and mobile screening applications of the same technology.

Brought to you by the makers of the LiveRoof® hybrid green roof system, LiveWall® was borne of necessity, as a solution-focused product requested by architectural and building professionals. The challenge was to create the ideal green living wall solution, addressing the key issues of architectural design, engineering, and horticulture; essentially marrying the best of aesthetics, physical and functional attributes, and the biological environment for the plant material.

Such a system, now called the LiveWall® system, had to meet all of the following criteria:

  • Suitable for a broad range of plants; sun and shade loving perennials, annuals,
  • vegetables, herbs, medicinal and tropical plants.
  • Sustainable; grows healthy plants with very low maintenance.
  • Easily planted and replanted.
  • Pre-vegetated and instantly mature for virtually guaranteed success.
  • Unrestricted design creativity.
  • No soil erosion.
  • Effective in all climates, and for indoor applications.
  • Attractive even during the dormant season.
  • Easy to design.
  • Easy to install.
  • Easy to water and fertilize.
  • Optimum LEED points.

 

LiveWall is logical. It parallels nature. LiveWall is simple, effective, and attractive.

We greatly look forward to helping you with your next project.

David S. MacKenzie, President, LiveWall, LLC
Horticulturist/Biologist
Author of Perennial Ground Covers and Timber Press Pocket Guide to Ground Covers

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