private house | "villa cascais" | lisbon, portugal | architecture by frederico valsassina arquitectos | garden by vertical garden design.
The result is a salad garden that could thrive on a deck or patio. To plant the rack, the designer started at the bottom row, inserting plants from the rear. She wrapped the backside of each plant with coconut coir fiber, the kind typically used to line hanging baskets, and then packed dirt around the roots. ( Stefano Paltera / For the Times )