January 17, 2012

Topics this Week Include:

  Rooftop Farming


Plants Study

Botanical Names

Green Roof Plant of the Month: 

Brush up on your green roof plant knowledge with a new
plant every month! 
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Green Roof Plant Blog!

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 Elevating Urban Farms onto Rooftops

By: Jörg Breuning & Samantha Yurek

The Economics of Green Roofs from a Perspective of a Commercial Client

It is undisputed that extensive green roofs have numerous positive effects on the environment and the physical properties of buildings.

A Cool Green Roof Plants Study

A recent British study on green roof plants  comparing sedums with specific broad-leafed perennials came to the conclusion that perennials will thrive better on a green roof.  Find out why comparing these two types of plants is similar to comparing apples and oranges.

Botanical Names of Green Roof Plants

The botanical name of a plant isn't jibber-jabber, but a combination of carefully constructed words describing the plant. These specific names are important because they can be used nationwide, no matter what language is spoken!