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Spring Green Roofs

Spring Green Roofs

7th April 2015

Green roofs spring to life at this time of year. The weather is picking up and the plants begin to flower.... read more

Ask Our Grower About Your Green Roof

Ask Our Grower

24th March 2015

Sky Garden's expert grower and green roof installer Vince Wheller has been busy answering a few questions we often get from past and current customers.... read more

Benefits of a Green Roof

Benefits of a Green Roof

4th March 2015

There are many benefits of a green roof. These include insulation, reduced surface run off, increased biodiversity and an aesthetically pleasing finish, to name a few.... read more

Sky Garden Green Roof Page on Pinterest

Sky Garden Green Roof Page on Pinterest

24th February 2015

Check out Sky Garden's page on Pinterest to see and learn more about Green Roofs.... read more

Green Roof by Sky Garden Featured on BBC's Countryfile

Green Roof by Sky Garden at Gloucester Services Features on BBC's Countryfile

16th February 2015

Sky Garden's green roof at Gloucester was featured on BBC's long-running television show Countryfile last night.... read more

Types of Green Roofs

Types of Green Roofs

5th February 2015

Green roofs generally fall into two categories: intensive and extensive. Intensive roofs are very heavy with deep substrate levels, allowing for a wide variety of plants to be used.... read more

The History of Green Roofs

The History of Green Roofs

30th January 2015

Using vegetation on roofs dates back to the earliest known structures where plants such as moss, grass and bark gave a primitive form of insulation to keep the house cool in the summer months and warm in the winter.... read more

Green Roofs and Solar Panels

Green Roofs and Solar Panels

20th January 2015

Learn about the benefits a green roof system can have alongside solar panels... read more

Locally Sourced Materials for Green Roofs

Locally sourced materials - Get the most from your green roof

12th January 2015

Learn about the benefits of using locally sourced materials for your green roof project.... read more

Maintaining a Green Roof

Maintaining a Green Roof

1st December 2014

Although green roofs are low-maintenance, they are not no-maintenance. A few simple checks now and then can make the difference between a healthy, flourishing green roof and one that needs serious attention.... read more