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Green roof garden shed
shed with green roof. Sedum planting, kentucky harvested poplar, reclaimed windows, and home-made barn door hardware.
is the roof engineered to hold?
I'm no green roof expert, so take what I say with some skepticism. The goal is to keep your growing medium as light as possible. That's why I used lava rock for the base layer. Also, compost is fairly light as well. It's the sand that's heavy. I believe all the growing medium was about 2000 lbs. and we
on the roof. Our mix was designed to grow sedum plants which like dry soils. As far as the footers/piers, I can't really comment too much on that b/c each part of the country has different rules/laws regarding that. I usually dig footers at around 30" and the soil MUST be undisturbed compacted soil
Green Roofs of Colorado
Fishcreek Falls Steamboat
Green Roof with Succulents / Succulents in general :)
that a green roof has to be planted with sedum or other succulents because it's impossible or prohibitively expensive to irrigate a green roof. The reality is that all green roofs require irrigation in the beginning while the roots of the plants are establishing themselves (with the exception of pregrown
Myth No. 4: Green roofs are difficult and costly to irrigate. Many people think that a green roof has to be planted with sedum or other succulents because it's impossible or p
Beautiful plant mix, apparently suitable for a green roof.
No. 4: Green roofs are difficult and costly to irrigate.Many people think that a green roof has to be planted with sedum or other succulents because it's impossible or prohibitively expensive to irrigate a green roof. The reality is that all green roofs require irrigation in the beginning while the roots
Sustainable chicken coop
chicken coop with living green roof
Chicken coup with a garden roof!
Love the green roof on this coop!
Living green roof on chicken coop. Would be great for succulents
living roof on chicken coop!
Chicken coop with roof garden
chicken coop with garden roof
tin roof and green roof
Green roof chicken coop
sod roof and metal roof
grow greens on roof top
roof of chicken coop
Green roof On chicken coop
chicken coop green roof
Living roof, frame window
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A properly designed green roof will also have a root barrier to stop plants from trying to root too deep. This homeowner elected to have his vegetable garden on the roof (perhaps to keep it safe from
A properly designed green roof will also have a root barrier to stop plants from trying to root too deep. This homeowner elected to have his vegetable garden on the roof (perhaps to keep it safe from hungry animals).
There is no evidence to suggest that green roofs are more susceptible
to the roof, to the rain gutters or even to a repurposed washing machine, we want to see it.Show us: What unusual and creative places have you grown edibles? What have been your challenges and how have you solved them? Share in the comments below.
Idaho Retreat - Gate House
ROOF OVER DOOR=ROOF OVER 3RD FLOOR KITCHEN WINDOW
I like the green roof
love the scoopy roof
green roof with rustic exterior
roof lines and truss
interesting roof line
exterior green roof...roof shape/ stone...Roof flip...Neat roof...Flair to Roof...roof line over door
Australian International School, Hong Kong
Cooke of Green Roof Asia says he always puts a drainage layer and filter fleece on the roof before installing a rooftop lawn. "Adding a lawn to your rooftop can act as a second waterproofing layer," he says. "A lawn reacts like a sponge, catching rain, and the absorption can actually help serve as an
between your roof and the interior below."
Mixed Use Elegance
maple and green grasses under it.
slanted roof above is a green roof. LL: What advice would you offer to other homeowners?DM: Build your dreams and don't listen to the naysayers. People thought I was crazy. They couldn’t see my vision until it was finally executed, and then they were inspired. But until then they said things like, "I don’t
Light metal roof; dark siding, door
handrails, roof and no plantings around the foundation
Really like the metal roof and dormer
green roof with grey siding! cool combo!
like the little roof over the door - and
Green roof, dark grey exterior
green roof with grey walls
Metal roof, black exterior
Metal roof, small home
Steel roof and siding
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