Mother Earth Living

Home Grown: A Green Roofs Primer

Green roofs provide lovely outdoor living areas and benefit the environment.

A rooftop garden typically includes six layers: the roof, a waterproof barrier, insulation, drainage/root barrier, substrate and vegetation. Click on the link above the image for more information on building a green roof for your home.
Illustration Courtesy Greensulate,
Green roofs, such as these in Norway, have been common in Scandinavia for centuries.

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