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Sheds – Virginia beach to Milton Keynes

Sheds – Virginia beach to Milton Keynes

From Virginia Beach to Milton Keynes, green roofs are spreading. Over the last two weeks there have been a number of stories about green roofs sheds. We like green roofs shed.  It i, after all,  the purpose of the guide to support people in creating them. Both of these projects used reclaimed wood to make… Read More

Green roof Shed on Hampstead Heath

Green roof Shed on Hampstead Heath

Hampstead Heath came calling by email last week. As can be seen below, this is a delightful project. Dave sent us the image and some words of thanks. He had attended a course we ran for the Centre for Wildlife Gardening in South London. In addition to the course, the delegates also received access to… Read More

A small green roof in Ridgefield WA

A small green roof in Ridgefield WA

A few weeks ago, I just happened to be in Ridgefield WA. I was speaking at the ecoroof summit in Portland. So I took the opportunity to nip over to see a green roof shed in the making. Many of you reading this may not be aware that once a member we provide email support.… Read More

A double roofed green roofed barn

A double roofed green roofed barn is now gracing a woodland in Essex. Sitting in Norsey Woods near Billericay, the barn is an example of how a small building can be both sustainable and deliver for biodiversity The two roofs have provided two different habitats. In addition to a dry grassland roof, the barn also has… Read More

Native alliums – green roof plants US to UK

Native alliums – green roof plants US to UK

Alliums are always a great choice for green roofs. Furthermore there are native allium species across North America and Europe (including the UK and France. In fact Allium schoenoprasum, one of the most commonly used has a circumpolar distribution. Called chives in English, it is a widely used herb. Species lists for US and Canada We are using… Read More