International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences

International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences


International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
2021, Vol. 3, Issue 2
Study of selected vertical gardens of Ahmedabad city

Mobin Payak, Dhruv Pandya, Archana Mankad, Himanshu Pandya

Climate change has made the concept of changing our living ambience very important to make a quality living. Vertical gardens are the tools that can be employed to enhance the quality of air, solve the heat problems in urban areas and the same time improve the aesthetics of our living places. In current study different vertical gardens in Ahmedabad city were surveyed. The data was collected through physical visits like type of frame, design and texture of frame, media used for the plantation, irrigation systems used for the maintenance of the garden and plant species were noted in this study. Most commonly used irrigation method is electric motor regulating drip irrigation method. Common plant species surveyed were Philodendron erubescens, Chlorophytum comosum, Polyscias fruticosa, Asparagus, Ribbon plant, Pothos, Syngonium etc for the majority of vertical gardens.
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