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Wildflower and the drop in pollinating insect numbers.

24th May 2019

As cities such as London grow, houses, offices and new developments take the place of green space because the land is more profitable after it has been developed. This does, however, pose a number of problems. By removing vegetation, air quality can reduce and pollution can become worse; water runof... read more

Sky Garden are 2019 UK Roofing awards finalists.

Sky Garden are 2019 UK Roofing awards finalists.

10th May 2019

We are so proud that Sky Garden are finalists in the 2019 UK Roofing Awards for our work done at Pinewood Studios together with Sir Robert McAlpine! Fingerscrossed Sky Garden brings it home! The winners will be announced at a glittering awards ceremony tonight (10th May 2019) at the InterContinenta... read more

6 Maintenance Tips to consider for your Green Roof

6 Maintenance Tips to consider for your Green Roof

23rd April 2019

Green roof maintenance is generally a very simple process. They are designed so that they will not require endless hours spent on the roof in order to keep them looking at their best.... read more

Green Roof Maintenance - How to keep a Green Roof Garden green.

How to keep a Green Roof Garden green.

20th March 2019

The green roof is becoming a more common occurrence in development as the industry looks for improved sustainability and better amenity solutions. But could a new breed of green roof, gaining popularity over the last couple of years, provide even better outcomes?... read more

The New Green Roof Is Blue

The New Green Roof Is Blue

20th March 2019

The green roof is becoming a more common occurrence in development as the industry looks for improved sustainability and better amenity solutions. But could a new breed of green roof, gaining popularity over the last couple of years, provide even better outcomes?... read more

Value the space on top of buildings.

Value the space on top of buildings.

11th October 2018

Over the past few years the green roof market has grown steadily. In 2017 the first UK Green Roof Market Report was produced by livingroofs.org . With the help of the NFRC and GRO, the report concluded that the green roof market shows an annual growth rate of 17.1% as green roofs become mainstream... read more

Start to make that change by choosing a green roof.

Start to make that change by choosing a green roof.

11th October 2018

In the 1970s, British chemist James Lovelock and American biologist Lynn Margulis developed the Gaia hypothesis, which suggests every living thing on Earth exists within and contributes to a self-regulating system that allows habitable conditions to exist and has done since life first emerged 3.8 bi... read more

Sky Garden sedum roof features on Grand Designs

Sky Garden Features on Grand Designs Project

13th October 2017

We’ve had to keep this one under wraps until the program was aired on Wednesday 27th September but we’re delighted to share the result with you now. ... read more

Sky Garden Win 2017 Green Roof of the Year

Sky Garden Win 2017 Green Roof of the Year

13th June 2017

Sky Garden were delighted to win the Green Roof of the Year award at this year’s UK Roofing Awards in London, having been nominated for the works at The Macallan Distillery.... read more

Integrating Nature Into Urban Spaces With Biophilic Design

Integrating Nature Into Urban Spaces With Biophilic Design

24th March 2017

Urban spaces can often leave us longing for fresh air, green countryside and rolling hill views. Busy offices can leave us clock-watching and daydreaming of exotic holidays. But how can we lessen our longing and better our mindsets so we don’t detach ourselves from the wonders of the natural world c... read more