Category: Foliage

29-10-2019

Creating outside privacy through Foliage systems

Outside entertainment is a fundamental and enjoyable part of summer. When considering how to increase privacy, look for options that allow you to use plant, pergolas, awnings and freestanding walls to screen views and reduce noise. To help get you prepared we are going to touch on how green infrastructures can be used to create privacy and noise reduction.  Green screens

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24-09-2019

Which trellis system is best for you?

When considering which trellis system is best for you, there are 3 important things to keep in mind. 1) Strength - Is the system strong enough to support the plants you are growing and whether the material needs to be waterproof or not. 2) Feature versus practical - The structure and shape can help define whether or not you want your

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11-09-2019

How do Green Walls contribute to Sustainable Architecture?

Minimising the negative environmental impact of buildings has become a growing focus for Architectural companies. Architects are now considering how to maximise the resources readily available, with the result of not having long term detrimental effects to our environment.  The philosophy is to warrant the actions taken today, do not have negative consequences for future generations and align with the

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30-05-2019

5 benefits of a living wall

One of the more recent architectural trends is the advent of the Living Wall, also known as the vertical garden and green wall. Examples of this you’ll now see regularly on buildings and homes throughout the country. There are many reasons for this from the ecological to the visual with some great benefits to boast. To prove the point we

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10-04-2019

Smales Farm Vertical Garden

Outside In. Nov 2018. Back in 2018 SRS Group NZ Ltd was contracted to Outside in to complete the fabrication and installation of a vertical garden at the Smales Farm Vodafone office. This vertical garden involved our team fabricating the custom aluminium planters. The planter boxes were then finished in a black powder coating, this enhanced the vertical gardens aesthetics

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27-03-2019

9 of the best vertical garden ideas

Vertical gardens come in all shapes and sizes. From full external living walls to intricate interior gardens. Here at SRS Group, we are huge advocates for businesses who might be considering the implementation of a vertical garden. We work with businesses looking to add a green wall, either internally or externally. We use a number of solutions in order to

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12-02-2019

How do green walls work and why you should invest...

  Whether a living wall is placed internally or externally it starts to produce a positive impact on its environment. At SRS we are advocates for business to consider installing a green wall or foliage system into their work place. Living walls are often not talked about in the way they should be. A lot of people get caught up

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06-11-2018

Top 3 Backyard Hacks

The warmer weather is on its way in, and there is nothing better than lounging outdoors amongst friends and family.  Good planning is the key to ensuring you maximize the most out of your backyard area. It can be over whelming trying to tackle the backyard in order to get it ready for summer, so we are going to share

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23-08-2018

The Growing Strength Of Green Architecture

Like all revolutionary ideas with roots, they grow exponentially. As is the case with green buildings. Beyond walls and alcoves, a trend is growing around the world to add foliage such as small plants, shrubs, and even trees, to the exterior surfaces of a towering building, along with innovative use made of high rise rooftops. Green buildings deliver the same benefits

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29-03-2018

Foliage systems

We often have clients who approach us with a plain, small space that they find an eyesore. We see this as a great opportunity to create a feature. There are so many benefits to including foliage beyond the aesthetics - you can see our take on it, here https://lnkd.in/gDdgkJM Our vertical foliage systems are often the answer to bringing these

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