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Simple garage roof with Sedum's and crocus bulbs.

Garage bio-diversity

Simple garage roof with Sedum's and crocus bulbs.

recycled rubble on a roof ready for planting.

recycled rubble on a roof ready for planting.

Pitch roof ready for Sedum planting

Layered Green Roof

Pitch roof ready for Sedum planting

Green Roofs    Green roofs have taken off in the past few years. Ed Snodgrass—green roof expert—suggests that gardeners considering a green roof should start with greening the topper of a doghouse or birdhouse.     As for plant choices, Snodgrass suggests low-growing hardy sedums and other hardy succulents—with color accents coming from perennials like phlox or dianthus and small bulbs such as muscari and crocus.

Green Roofs Green roofs have taken off in the past few years. Ed Snodgrass—green roof expert—suggests that gardeners considering a green roof should start with greening the topper of a doghouse or birdhouse. As for plant choices, Snodgrass suggests low-growing hardy sedums and other hardy succulents—with color accents coming from perennials like phlox or dianthus and small bulbs such as muscari and crocus.

hobbit house, green roof, sod roof, sod house, old world, Nordic countries, Iceland, Norway

Hobbit-Style Turf Homes: Sustainable Houses that Lasts for Centuries

hobbit house, green roof, sod roof, sod house, old world, Nordic countries, Iceland, Norway

Scenic tropical lawn setting #nice #green #lawn

Scenic tropical lawn setting #nice #green #lawn

! Tak for mad - Nordic Life: current state of the green roof

! Tak for mad - Nordic Life: current state of the green roof

I love the concept of grass and vegetation on the roofs of homes. The curve design of the roof helps with utilizing rainfall for optimal use of the fresh rain water. Instead of having typical roof components utilizing nature as an alternative make for sustainable design (Jordan Boyer).

Ten Insights for Designing Eco-Friendly Green Homes

I love the concept of grass and vegetation on the roofs of homes. The curve design of the roof helps with utilizing rainfall for optimal use of the fresh rain water. Instead of having typical roof components utilizing nature as an alternative make for sustainable design (Jordan Boyer).

Farm house located in Keldur, Iceland (o  Earth sheltering is the architectural practice of using earth against building walls for external thermal mass, to reduce heat loss, and to easily maintain a steady indoor air temperature. Earth sheltering is popular in modern times among advocates of passive solar and sustainable architecture, but has been around for nearly as long as humans have been constructing their own shelter.

Farm house located in Keldur, Iceland (o Earth sheltering is the architectural practice of using earth against building walls for external thermal mass, to reduce heat loss, and to easily maintain a steady indoor air temperature. Earth sheltering is popular in modern times among advocates of passive solar and sustainable architecture, but has been around for nearly as long as humans have been constructing their own shelter.