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Living roofs

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Grow a living roof

A green roof, or living roof, is a roof that is covered in a layer of vegetation. Plants on your roof can have many benefits to the planet and your wallet.

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Homeowners know the importance of landscaping their yards—and now, many are realizing the extra value that plant life brings to their home’s roof. Creating a green roof is an investment that adds a little green to your wallet and longevity to the life of your roof.

Saul Nursery "The Swamp" Greenroof - Greenroofs.com

Saul Nurseries in Atlanta and Alpharetta, Georgia, have supplied thousands of plants for area greenroofs, both extensive and intensive, including the Atlanta City Hall. The owners wanted to install a small test greenroof to trial appropriate plants for the hot, humid climate. In August 2003 an existing small 8 x 6.5' shade shelter was reinforced to hold the load of the 4" growing substrate. The substrate consists of ItSaul Natural products including the Mr. Natural Liteweight Soil Mix, Hen…

Beautiful green roof in New York City, the mix of skyscrapers buildings, sunny sky and greenery is just amazing! Goode Green green roof wildflower meadow NYC; Gardenista

In our ideal world, green roofs would be ubiquitous–we're thinking Scandinavia from the time of the Vikings until the late 19th century. And no, it's not b

13 of our favourite living roofs - Cottage Life

There are many ways architects can choose to "green" their projects—using sustainable building materials, harnessing renewable energy sources, managing waste efficiently—but one of the most striking ways is to literally make the building itself greener. Living roofs are covered with living vegetation. The plants and soil naturally filter water and air, and also insulate the building and offer some stress-reducing green

Every so often we come across designers who flawlessly actualize the vision so many of us hold of the perfect off grid cabin. This little cabin with a living roof from David Coulson Design is an excellent example of that. It mixes salvaged and new elements into a stunning Japanese-style design. Built on his property …

This cabin with living roof is beautifully suited for full-time living. One of the best features is the iron staircase leading to the rooftop patio.

Living Shingles Not all rooftop gardens need to be full size and fully accessible. This picturesque shed features a pitched roof planted with sedum and other colorful succulents.

Gardening is a way to connect with the earth, and this connection becomes even more striking in a rooftop garden, where the earth sits closer to the sky. Rooftop gardens allow city dwellers to embrace their valuable outdoor space and interact with nature. While some rooftop gardens are created using potted plants, others are lawn-like environments, magically transformed by their urban owners. Whether your rooftop space is large or small, it has the potential to become a lush oasis. Click…

Sustainable Home and Garden Tips

Learn from two pros who packed all the best water-wise, low-impact, eco-smart ideas into one sustainable home and garden??their own.

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The new Salesforce Transit Center has an elevated park/living roof with a curved walking trail lined with benches, grassy lawns, dancing fountains, a children’s play area, and an amphitheater for free events.