The idea of vertical garden beds is not new, however this design is very reminiscent of a step-ladder, always a surprise even experienced gardeners. She designed the Moscow schoolchildren Pavel Vasiliev and Mikhail Zinoviev, working in the Palace of pioneers and pupils named after N. K. Krupskaya, and not once was it possible to obtain stable high yields.
The frame of the beds (see figure) consists of four side members connected at the top and bottom cross beams. The spars are welded steps, which are installed in a standard plastic flower boxes (size 500X180X200 mm). Boxes can be homemade from wood, but they are heavier and relatively quickly podgniet. All frame elements are made of welded pipes 1/2” or 3/4“. The rejection of wood as a structural material ensures the durability of the beds: with early painting, it can serve for many years.