We've told you about Patrick Blanc's vertical gardens for the home. But if Blanc is regarded as the inventor of the plant wall, competitor Jardins de Babylone, started by Amaury Gallon in 2003, claims to be the first 100% eco indoor/outdoor plant wall for the home -- in freestanding (above) or built-in wall versions...
You can visit their Montreuil showroom just outside of Paris or for a fee you can get a personalized estimate online -- for the right price, they'll travel anywhere to install one of their walls, which uses ecological materials, pollution-fighting plants and includes a water-saving irrigation system.
More from Jardins de Babylone here.
- Kristin Hohenadel blogging from Paris. She can be reached at kristin @ apartmenttherapy . com