Green Roofs are 'Low-Maintenance' not 'No-Maintenance'
20th February 2017
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
How to maintain a green roof
15th July 2016
Green roofs offer many benefits but in order to for your roof to grow and flourish into a natural habitat regular maintenance is required. Here are a few simple tasks to keep your roof looking healthy.... read more
Green roofs as ecosystems
7th April 2016
A well planned and managed green roof system can provide urban areas with space for natural vegetation and small wildlife to thrive. ... read more
The Green Roof Market Is Growing
19th February 2016
With the rapid growth of urban and rural development, green roofs have evolved and adapted to help solve issues and create opportunities within the construction industry.... read more
Sky Garden Are Hiring
2nd November 2015
Sky Garden are offering a fantastic opportunity in our flourishing green roof business. If you are an experienced Site Manager or Operations Manager, or looking for the next step in your career, you may be the person we are looking for. Read more here and get in touch if interested.... read more
How Much Does a Green Roof Cost Per M2?
21st September 2015
Our employees at Sky Garden often get asked the same question: how much does a green roof cost per m2? Unfortunately, this question does not have a straight forward answer!... read more
Sky Garden Green Roof on Award-Winning Filwood Business Park
28th July 2015
Bristol City Council have won the award for New Building of the Year at this month's 2degrees Champions Awards 2015 for Filwood Green Business Park.... read more
The Urban Heat Island Effect in London
15th July 2015
During the summer, especially during a heat wave like we had a couple of weeks ago, the temperatures in cities like London are considerably higher than those in surrounding rural areas. This is known as the Urban Heat Island Effect. Why does this happen? Is there anything that can prevent this issue... read more
What is the GRO Green Roof Code and why do we use it?
29th June 2015
The GRO Green Roof Code was devised by the Green Roof Organisation (GRO) to ensure that all green roofs constructed in the UK are installed to an acceptable standard.... read more
Are We Doing Enough To Replace Wildlife Lost Through Development?
21st April 2015
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