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Small Green Roofs: Ancaya Garden Shed

This small green roof on a garden shed in Raleigh, North Carolina, demonstrates how green roofs reduce stormwater runoff, aid in natural cooling and attract native birds and pollinators.



"Small Green Roofs" focuses on small-scale and domestic green roofs and profiles more than 40 projects of all shapes and sizes, from green roofs on garden sheds and garages to houses and studios.
Image Courtesy Timber Press
Talinum calycinum flowering freely. Although short-lived, this species readily seeds from year to year.
Photo by Emilio Ancaya, Living Roofs, Inc
The completed shed. Click on the link above the photo to read an excerpt from "Small Green Roofs" about this green roof on a garden shed in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Photo by Emilio Ancaya, Living Roofs, Inc.











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