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

How to Turn Your Roof into a Green Roof

This video shows you how to add a planting bed to your roof, featuring a shed of the New England Wild Flower Society. You’ll need to have a strong moisture barrier, use lightweight materials for your soil, and have the right plants.

On this green roof they planted Northeastern plants on the sunny side, and Southeastern plants on the shady side. These are all plants that are used to dry and exposed conditions. The plants were watered once when they were planted, and haven’t been watered since. Looks doable, donít you think?

Photo Credit: pnwra

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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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