Native Plants in the Landscape - Sky’s the Limit: Native Plants on Green Roofs
Green roofs are not new applications anymore. The green building industry has grown to such a level that there is a least one vegetative roof in every major U.S. city. Although we now have several decades of trials, of techniques and materials, there are still new ideas when it comes to the plants, especially considering North American natives. We will look at several green roof projects that are unique in their applications and plant selections. Over the years we have had an opportunity to ‘experiment’ with several native species. Some have been outstanding performers, some have not.
Horticulture / Plants
Urban Planning & Design
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Learn about the green roof industry.
2. Learn about native plants that grow well on a green roof.
3. See examples of successful green roof projects through several case studies.
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
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