Extensive roof greening: Structure & suitable plants for a flowering green roof presented

Green roofs help to improve the climate
Extensive roof greening

Surely you have already seen one or the other planted roof. That looks nice, doesn’t it? But it also has many advantages. It protects the roof waterproofing against extreme temperatures as well as wind and weather influences and thus prolongs its service life. It also protects against heat in summer and cold in winter. In addition, the sewer system is relieved from rain, habitats are created for animals and the climate is improved by filtering air pollutants and fine dust.

Don Burke

I am Don Burke, one of the authors at My Garden Guide.  I am a horticulturist that cultivates, grows, and cares for plants, ranging from shrubs and fruits to flowers. I do it in my own garden and in my nursery. I show you how to take care of your garden and how to perform garden landscaping in an easy way, step by step.I am originally from Sydney and I wrote in local magazines. Later on, I have decided, more than two decades ago, to create my own blog. My area of specialization is related to orchid care, succulent care, and the study of the substrate and the soil. Therefore, you will see many articles dedicated to these disciplines. I also provide advice about how to improve the landscape design of your garden.

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