Wildflowers can be planted on green roofs. In fact as this video suggests looking at natural wind blown habitats can provide a guide to the right kind of plants to add to a green roof planting list.
This weeks featured video sees Dusty Gedge discuss green roof plants.
Green roofs are a win win along with green walls in cities, the UK committee on climate change notes in the ‘UK Climate Change Risk Assessment Evidence’ report. Green roofs and walls alone will not solve the potential problems of climate change in cities but their are a significant part of the menu.
This weeks green roof image – Poppies on a Biosolar roof in London, celebrates the synergies between renewable energy and green roofs. Biosolar roofs need to be the future of roofs in London. Read the article to find out why.
Livingroofs was made aware of the recently of ‘Building with Nature’ published by the Welsh Wildlife Trusts. This is an excellent guide to how integrated GI in cites and towns can not only increase biodiversity and nature, but make urban areas healthy for people.