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Lots of ideas for creating your own green roof!

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The 'Senri-Sentei - Garage Garden' designed by Kazuyuki Ishihara at the Chelsea Flower Show on May 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 - Pumpkin Beth

The Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show is the world’s most prestigious flower show. Award winning garden designers from all over the world, together with their teams, made up of some of the best landscape architects, project managers, builders, technicians, horticulturalists, artists and crafts people, have been working for the past three weeks to turn The Royal Hospital’s grounds at Chelsea into a sea of gardening ideas and innovation. Featuring spectacular, awe inspiring…

Here's another part of Community Street, inspired by the RHS Campaign, Greening Grey Britain, this exhibit demonstrates how you can have a functional, useful outdoor space that fulfils all your needs and accommodates a bin area and other requirements, but still looks beautiful and includes colourful plants and areas to garden.

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015 - Pumpkin Beth

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world’s largest annual flower show, the Show covers 34 acres of ground! The Floral Marquee at the 2015 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, was home to over 90 nurseries and specialist growers for the duration…

This is a lovely garden from Botanica World Discoveries: Winnie the Pooh Begins His Journey. This sweet garden was awarded a Gold Medal from the RHS Judges and was awarded the accolade of being the Best Historic Garden.

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015 - Pumpkin Beth

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world’s largest annual flower show, the Show covers 34 acres of ground! The Floral Marquee at the 2015 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, was home to over 90 nurseries and specialist growers for the duration…

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RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015 - Pumpkin Beth

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world’s largest annual flower show, the Show covers 34 acres of ground! The Floral Marquee at the 2015 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, was home to over 90 nurseries and specialist growers for the duration…

Here's a close up of the green roof in full flower, on the bike store in the Community Street Garden.  Green roofs can look very attractive they also provide valuable insulation to the building they are installed on, saving energy, green roofs also have a cooling effect, which is especially useful in an urban environment.  Choosing the right plants for your green roof can help to benefit bees, butterflies and other insects.

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015 - Pumpkin Beth

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world’s largest annual flower show, the Show covers 34 acres of ground! The Floral Marquee at the 2015 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, was home to over 90 nurseries and specialist growers for the duration…

The Macmillan Legacy Garden is a contemporary garden designed to contemplate life's journey. This a very inviting garden, the planting is really very interesting and features many beautiful and unusual plants, and plant combinations.

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015 - Pumpkin Beth

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world’s largest annual flower show, the Show covers 34 acres of ground! The Floral Marquee at the 2015 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, was home to over 90 nurseries and specialist growers for the duration…

At The RHS Chelsea Flower Show visitors can see the latest innovations and garden technology and design, and the newest plants.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 - Pumpkin Beth

The Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show is the world’s most prestigious flower show. Award winning garden designers from all over the world, together with their teams, made up of some of the best landscape architects, project managers, builders, technicians, horticulturalists, artists and crafts people, have been working for the past three weeks to turn The Royal Hospital’s grounds at Chelsea into a sea of gardening ideas and innovation. Featuring spectacular, awe inspiring…

The Botanica World Discoveries: Winnie the Pooh Begins His Journey Garden was designed by Anthea Guthrie and built by Phil Game and Pure Folly.

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015 - Pumpkin Beth

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world’s largest annual flower show, the Show covers 34 acres of ground! The Floral Marquee at the 2015 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, was home to over 90 nurseries and specialist growers for the duration…

A close up of the vertical planting in the living wall featured in the Wellbeing of Women Garden. Rhs Hampton Court, Plants, Green Roof, Green Plants, Green Flowers, Flowers, Vertical Planting, Flower Show, Annual Flowers

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015 - Pumpkin Beth

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world’s largest annual flower show, the Show covers 34 acres of ground! The Floral Marquee at the 2015 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, was home to over 90 nurseries and specialist growers for the duration…

Designed to feel like a modern woodland, The Macmillan Legacy Garden had a very special and inspiring feel.

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015 - Pumpkin Beth

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world’s largest annual flower show, the Show covers 34 acres of ground! The Floral Marquee at the 2015 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, was home to over 90 nurseries and specialist growers for the duration…

Community Street was inspired by the RHS Campaign, Greening Grey Britain.  Community Street was designed by Nigel Dunnett and The Landscape Agency, together they recreated part of a residential street in Bristol, showing how front gardens and community areas can be beautiful and inspiring places, filled with plants and enhancing the look and feel of a community.

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015 - Pumpkin Beth

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world’s largest annual flower show, the Show covers 34 acres of ground! The Floral Marquee at the 2015 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, was home to over 90 nurseries and specialist growers for the duration…

Senri- Sentei – Garage Garden was designed by Kazuyuki Ishihara and built by Ishihara Kazuyuki Design Laboratory. This Artisan garden was sponsored by the Henri-Sentei Project.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 - Pumpkin Beth

The Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show is the world’s most prestigious flower show. Award winning garden designers from all over the world, together with their teams, made up of some of the best landscape architects, project managers, builders, technicians, horticulturalists, artists and crafts people, have been working for the past three weeks to turn The Royal Hospital’s grounds at Chelsea into a sea of gardening ideas and innovation. Featuring spectacular, awe inspiring…

Ann-Marie Powell in her Gold Medal winning Macmillan Legacy Garden. The garden was built by The Outdoor Room and sponsored by Macmillan Cancer support

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2015 - Pumpkin Beth

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is the world’s largest annual flower show, the Show covers 34 acres of ground! The Floral Marquee at the 2015 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, was home to over 90 nurseries and specialist growers for the duration…

Orchids at Kew Gardens' Orchid Festival 2018 - Pumpkin Beth

Orchids at Kew Gardens' Orchid Festival - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Kew Orchid Festival1.1 British Orchid Nurseries1.2 Phalaenopsis1.3 Lycaste bradeorum1.4 Pleurothallis truncata 1.5 Vanda Tunnel1.6 Dendrobiums1.7 Dendrobium ‘Berry Oda’1.8 Ludisia discolor1.9 Paphiopedilum1.10 Epidendrum nocturnum1.11 Zygopetalum1.12 Cymbidium orchids1.13 More orchids!1.14 More to see at Kew1.15 Rebecca Louise Law: Life in Death at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery at…

Orchids at Kew Gardens' Orchid Festival 2018 - Pumpkin Beth

Orchids at Kew Gardens' Orchid Festival - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Kew Orchid Festival1.1 British Orchid Nurseries1.2 Phalaenopsis1.3 Lycaste bradeorum1.4 Pleurothallis truncata 1.5 Vanda Tunnel1.6 Dendrobiums1.7 Dendrobium ‘Berry Oda’1.8 Ludisia discolor1.9 Paphiopedilum1.10 Epidendrum nocturnum1.11 Zygopetalum1.12 Cymbidium orchids1.13 More orchids!1.14 More to see at Kew1.15 Rebecca Louise Law: Life in Death at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery at…