Category Archives: Green roof

Green roof update

My green roof had a tougher winter this year – lack of snow cover meant the relatively thin soil layer heated up and cooled down a lot.  Most of the plants did very well anyway, but a couple of sedum … Continue reading

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Green roof, 2011

My green roof continues to generate interest which continues to surprise me since the project got started almost accidentally (read the earlier posts: Green roof, updated, More about the green roof, Building a green roof, Part 2, and Building a … Continue reading

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Green roof, updated

The thrilling conclusion to last summer was installing the green roof on our house.  See here and here for previous posts.   As the snow fell last winter, we wondered what would happen this Spring.  Here is what grew:

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More about the green roof

For those who have followed my green roof project, there’s more – I’ll be talking informally at Just Food Co-op about my roof this Saturday, November 7 @ 10:30 am.

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Building a green roof – part 2

I blogged about the construction of our green roof leading up to the great mud-slinging event, but now the green roof is actually green and growing. Through some contacts at the Minnesota Green Roofs Council (you can go see their … Continue reading

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