More and more of us are ditching the commute and working from home. Insulated garden offices make ideal all year round workspaces. In this article, we’re looking at how a living green roof can help insulate against heat and cold.
In this article, we’re taking a closer look at green roofs for garden buildings.
Since becoming a beekeeper I’m acutely conscious of the number of opportunities to help our pollinators we, as a society miss. We’re super-keen to remove ivy from walls and trees – even though ivy flowers are one of the best sources of pollen and nectar for autumn-flying bees. We’re still paving over gardens to make … Continue reading “Support Pollinators By Building Green Roofs”
I never thought that I would be writing this blogpost so early in the UK in April. British weather has always been reliable for providing plenty of free water during the first four months of the year. In fact we’re known for our rain sodden springs in which plants thrive.
This blog is simply a collection of pictures to celebrate the beauty of small green roofs.
When I sat down to write this blog I promised myself I’d stick to the science and only look at the tangible advantages of green roofs. However, you can find them out from anywhere – along with the scientific data to support the claims.
Green roofs have plenty of benefits, including increasing the value of a building and providing a beautiful green space for everyone to enjoy. However, you might not necessarily consider green roofs to play a large part in improving the productivity of workers – but a new study has found exactly that.
There can be no denying that green roofing is becoming more commonplace and it’s a good way of increasing the environmental credentials of a building.