Florafelt Pocket Planters

This Little Free Library Is Adorable Enough, Then Add a Mini Vertical Garden

Tiny Library designed by landscape architect Alec Hawley using Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters

Tiny Library designed by landscape architect Alec Hawley using Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters

Kids love their new Tiny Library in San Francisco's Inner Richmond Neighborhood. This little treasure was conceived by landscape architect, Alec Hawley and crafted by Richard Walker. Florafelt Vertical Garden 4-Pocket Planters create little living walls on each side.

Tiny Library designed by landscape architect Alec Hawley using Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters
Tiny Library designed by landscape architect Alec Hawley using Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters

The project was a community led effort to improve our neighborhood and make space for our youngest and most curious residents. It not only serves as a Little Free Library, but also as a teaching tool and a sensory and edible garden for the entire Inner Richmond neighborhood.

Design Concept Sketch for the Inner Richmond Tiny Library by Alec Hawley

Design Concept Sketch for the Inner Richmond Tiny Library by Alec Hawley

It would not have been nearly as unique or feel as warm without the Florafelt pockets and plants.
— Alec Hawley, landscape architect
Tiny Library designed by landscape architect Alec Hawley using Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters

This library is the culmination of eight months of discussion, design & effort by the Peter’s Place Nursery School Parents and Teachers. Design by landscape architect, Alec Hawley. Fabrication by Richard Walker. Living walls created with Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters.

The tiny library is located at 227 Balboa St., San Francisco, CA.

Tiny Library designed by landscape architect Alec Hawley using Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters

Tiny Library designed by landscape architect Alec Hawley using Florafelt Vertical Garden Planters