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Green roof wildflower template – Dungeness

Green roof wildflower template – Dungeness

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.

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Thoughts on green roof plants

Thoughts on green roof plants

This weeks featured video sees Dusty Gedge discuss green roof plants.  

Editorials

Green roofs are a win win – Climate Risk report

Green roofs are a win win – Climate Risk report

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.

GI Photo of the Week

Food growing is possible on green roofs in London

Food growing is possible on green roofs in London

Food growing in London on green roofs is on the rise. This weeks photograph shows a food growing plot on a high end office.

Green Infrastructure Roundup

Green Infrastructure – Sponge City, Climate Risk and Resilient Cities

Green Infrastructure – Sponge City, Climate Risk and Resilient Cities

Climate risk and green roofs featured in a number of interesting pieces last week. From Dhaka in Bangladesh to Berlin via the UK, green infrastructure will be key to resilience.     Dhaka provides a tax incentive for green roofs The Bangladeshi capital Dhaka joins a swathe of cities around the world that are incentivising…