plant selection

Choosing Trees and Growing Media for Intensive Green Roofs

Choosing Trees and Growing Media for Intensive Green Roofs

Incorporating trees into green roof designs and building facades is not only appealing, but there is more demand than ever to plant roof-top trees.

Does Plant Selection Influence the Urban Heat Island

Does Plant Selection Influence the Urban Heat Island

The primary cause for the UHI is that humans have replaced vegetated surfaces with hardscapes such as roads, parking lots, and rooftops.

Sedum: The Workhorse of Green Roof Plants

Sedum: The Workhorse of Green Roof Plants

Sedum, the genera of plants that are probably growing on more green roofs and has more to do with driving the economic engine of extensive green roofs than any other.