Added by on 2018-09-12

I first met Marni in the spring of 2018 when I visited Kingsland Wildflowers, a 22,000 square foot rooftop garden just 2 blocks from my house. I was surprised I had never heard of Kingsland before, but I have to admit: it’s not situated in a “destination hotspot” in New York City! I’m glad I went, however, because the green roof is not only impressive, but it serves as an incredible juxtaposition to its industrial surroundings. I hope you enjoy this episode! __ Homestead Brooklyn’s Plant One On Me is an informal question-and-answer series on all your green home and gardening tips as well as insider tours, interviews and travelogues. Questions get sent in via here—below the videos, on Instagram @homesteadbrooklyn #PlantOneOnMe, or Facebook @summerrayneoakes and @homesteadbrooklyn. ——————————– Cool Stuff ↴ ——————————– ➨ Support the upcoming Houseplant Masterclass: ➨ How to Make a Plant Love You Book launching 2019 And want to be kept up-to-date with all the great giveaways, gardening news, and latest videos and blogs? ——————————– Follow/Sub ↴ ——————————– ▶ Weekly Vlog: ▶ Instagram+IGTV: ▶ Facebook: ▶ Twitter: @sroakes ( ▶ Blog: ▶ Newsletter: ——————————– Don’t forget: if you like this episode and the others, then be sure to “subscribe” to this channel. This really does help keep the channel moving forward! Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsGreen Revolution Series: Green RoofsGreen Roofs in the CityLondon becomes a Roof Garden City with green living roofs, sky gardens and sustainable sky parksFollow Chicago’s Example: Green Roofs and Big City Sustainability[SBE16] The development and performance of plant species in Brazilian extensive green roofsThe Local, Fresh Farming on New York City Roofs

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  • Ashley Phillips 6 months ago

    This is so amazing, I’ve wanted to see this type of stuff in my state or see if I could encourage community gardens. I didn’t know it was a thing. Very educational. The plant nerd in me is squealing.

  • Iky C 6 months ago

    I love its wild, nature feeling but still not out-off-control!

  • NakedAndLaughing 6 months ago

    I love her, I wish more people respected and appreciated nature. What she said is how I feel 100% I don't have a company or anything, but I definitely think every building should have a green roof if possible. I LOVE it! <3 <3

  • One of my favorites!!!

  • LGW3 Orchids & Exotics 6 months ago

    I truly love the idea of 'Roof Top Growing' (especially in an Industrial Zone), but I am also fascinated by expenses and waste to create materials for such a task! Ex: Let's buy an Eco car (that utilizes electricity/battery) for power. Sure the end result is clean, but as we all know from physics, there are loses in the conversion system to create that electricity, to begin with. So, if H2O fuel cell existed [or were allowed to 😉 ], Then perhaps it would be worthwhile… Or if sollar was stored effectively for later use, then I'd feel more comfortable, but no such luck yet.

  • Kathy Gilbreath 6 months ago

    Very interesting tour. Thanks for sharing:)))

  • azdesertrunner56 6 months ago

    What a beautiful roof top. Hard to believe it's in NYC. Thank you again.

  • linda lohan 6 months ago

    Where do you find cool affordable pottery?

  • Shirley S Russell 6 months ago

    More Kippee! Loved the show. Thanks.

  • Gyeonji Nearctic 6 months ago

    One of the best episodes. Really good takes and editing. Those gardens are gorgeous.

  • DS DS 6 months ago

    Another great video, like always. But Kippee singing along with the end tune really made my day. Sorry Summer 🙂

  • The Botanical Wonders 6 months ago

    Summer you're looking too exquisite ♥️

  • urface151 6 months ago

    The idea of a green roof is so alien to me since we live in a small town with no skyscrapers. it’s absolutely amazing how y’all look like you’re in a real field but still have the skyscrapers poking around

  • Vin Soriano 6 months ago

    They really need to do greenscaping for roofs and asphalt in Atlanta. The urban heat island here is ridiculous in it's temperature contrast, new york at least has the ocean to moderate it a little bit.

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  • shining star 6 months ago

    Interesting. Lots of different species up there. I saw Kippee walking around in the back round about 4:27 minutes into the video.