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Your Walls and Roof Can Be Living Green (3 videos)

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DIY Wall Gardening

If you are more of a DIYer, you might build a unit like this one demonstrated by Dr. Sue Hamilton of the University of Tennessee Extension Service. Indoors you can use house plants to purify the air. Outdoors you can grow vegetables, save on water, and provide insulation for your house. Watch. Itís easy.

On page 3 see how to green any moderately sloping roof, making your home cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.

Photo credit: jingdianjiaju

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9:00AM PST on Dec 13, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

1:29AM PDT on Apr 27, 2012

Thanks for the article.

7:54AM PST on Jan 15, 2011

Thanks for the info

2:54PM PST on Nov 19, 2010

interesting

9:14PM PST on Nov 18, 2010

nice thought, saved, shared, e-mailed. Thank You.

9:41AM PST on Nov 18, 2010

Wooohooo!! Yes!:-)

4:22AM PDT on Sep 6, 2010

thanks

4:43PM PDT on Sep 1, 2010

Cool !!
Thanks .

5:39AM PDT on Sep 1, 2010

beyyyioutiful

11:40PM PDT on Aug 26, 2010

wow - would love to try this!

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