Toiture végétalisée : comment la fabriquer soi-même
Comment fabriquer une toiture végétalisée simple dite « extensive » ? C’est sans aucun doute la technique la plus simple à mettre en place.
Come realizzare un tetto verde - Bricoportale: Fai da te e bricolage
Un tetto verde si comporta come un sistema filtrante di moltissime particelle nocive presenti nell’aria e mitiga il clima;
Green roof on chicken coop IMG_2478
Chicken tour - "living green roof" on coop Roof by Ingela Wanerstrand in Seattle - the first person I heard of doing this- c.2005? (seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/living/2004419952_citychic...)
A green roof, or 'living roof' really helps regulate the temperature of a house or building, keeping it cooler in the summer & warmer in the winter. You can even graze your goats on them since goats can climb ladders. Generally only grass or wild plants that do not require deep soil are used, & it is better to plan a building from the beginning to accommodate a green roof; retro-fitting is an expensive idea. You can also have plant boxes on your roof, and even consider living walls!
Garden Up! Take Your Landcape to the Next Level - Urban Gardens
Talented landscape design duo Susan Morrison and Rebecca Sweet’s new book Garden Up! is out and you’ve seriously gotta get your hands on one. A fan of vertical gardening, I love how these gals have packaged their combined creativity with loads of gorgeous photos and do-it-yourself suggestions so readers can not only be inspired, but […]
Trending Now: Green Roofs
As you plan landscaping for your yard, consider the potential of bringing it to the roof. The benefits of reduced runoff, improved insulation and longevity may be worth the investment.