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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.

Featured Video

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

Poppies on a biosolar roof in London

Poppies on a biosolar roof in London

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.

Green Infrastructure Roundup

Green Infrastructure News Roundup – March 10th 2016

Green Infrastructure News Roundup – March 10th 2016

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.