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Build Your Own Green Roof


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, greenliving, protection )

Cher
- 626 days ago - greenerideal.com
A green roof is a roof which can either be partially or fully covered by plants. It generally constitutes a waterproof covering where vegetation is planted over. The green roof is different from a rooftop garden in the sense that the latter uses



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Barbara D. (79)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 7:47 am
Sod roofs are very common in Scotland. Great for temperature control and very beautiful. Some people plant flower gardens!
 

Frans Badenhorst (560)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 8:29 am
I've been dreaming about this and contemplating for years............thanks for this very informative post mon Cher :)....♥
 

Bruno Moreira (61)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 11:32 am
noted thanks
 

Birgit W. (152)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 1:07 pm
My moms neighbour has one in Germany
 

Donna G. (38)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 1:10 pm
If only I could do this; but, with a corrugated steel roof, I don't think the housing manager would allow something like this. I'd love to have hanging plants cascading down over my windows. Talk about a natural sun block.
 

Ann Breeden (65)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 1:20 pm
I've bookmarked this. I've lived in the northeast for almost 30 years and I think my roof is trying to do this over the shingles. Not funny, but definitely will check into this.
 

L M. (5)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 2:38 pm
I love these but our hoa would N-E-V-E-R approve it.
 

Shanti S. (0)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 3:18 pm
Thank you.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 3:28 pm
Thank you.
 

Nikki Hahn (0)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 4:53 pm
Would love to do this someday.
 

Donna Hamilton (152)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 6:11 am
Can't do this to my house, but very tempted to convert the shed! Thanks for the article.
 

Gvapo T. (22)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 11:56 am
great thing to do for your home and nature
I hope to have this or something similar one day ;)
noted and thanks ;)
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday April 16, 2013, 5:02 am
noted, thank you Cher
 
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