These aren't your typical gardens. This unique trend combines gardening with architecture to create towers of lush greens. Extending up the sides of buildings, vertical gardens not only bring greenery to urban settings but allow for expansive gardens in small spaces. Below are beautiful vertical gardens from around the world as captured on Instagram.
Sydney, Australia's residential building, "One Central Park" is home to the world's tallest vertical garden.
Bosco Verticale in Milan, Italy houses thousands of plants-the equivalent of a 2.5 acre forest-and was built to help reduce pollution in the city's historic district.
The Mur Végétal, or "Vertical Garden" designed by Patrick Blanc in Paris, France.
The Tower Flower in Paris, France holds 380 pots of bamboo-a plant chosen for the noise it makes in the wind.
Once an electric power station, thMadrid Caixa Forum in Spain is now a museum.
The Semiahoo Library in British Columbia uses a vertical garden for an artistic facade.