Added by on 2015-08-25 Experts from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center stress the importance of using native plants, gray/recycled water and nontoxic organic fertilizers and pesticides. With the goal of reducing our overall carbon footprint, new highly efficient technologies (like green roofs) enable built environments to work cooperatively with the surrounding natural landscape. Related PostsGreen Revolution Series: Green RoofsRe: Introduction to Living Roofs / Green Roofs – BGTVGreen Roofing – A Simple Step Toward SustainabilityTough plants for green roofs – DungenessGreenlandia – DIADEM Green RoofsBlue Roofs combined with Green Roofs as Tools for Low Impact Stormwater Management

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  • rainbowsnbubbles 2 years ago

    I'd like to put a living roof on our house, but we're surrounded by a variety of trees, vines, and invasive weeds. I'm concerned that birds and nature seed drop could put undesirable plants on our roof. Any ideas?