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BBC Hampton Court Flower Show Coverage July 2009

James Wong gives an overview of Wendy’s Gold medal-winning front garden
design and it’s sustainable themes of green roof, permeable rain garden
and unusual driveway.

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BBC Hampton Court Flower Show Coverage July 2009

Rachel de Thame presents BBC coverage of sustainable garden ‘The Rain Chain’.

Show Business p.36

‘Impressive gardens to grace the RHS shows of 2009’

Upwardly Greening Up p.36

‘Going green is extending into new and unusual situations’

Creative Front Gardens p.800

‘Ideas from RHS Flower Shows’

True Colours p.29

‘The use of eco paints, stains and oils is not as black and white as it may seem’

Test your Metal p.7

‘Wendy Allen’s The Rain Chain included reclaimed rail track and chunky metal chains, which directed excess water from a green roof into one of the most stylish water butts I’ve seen’.

Hampton Highlights p.539

‘Sustainable gardens, conceptual ideas and bold planting abounded at this year’s Hampton Court Palace Flower Show’.

Download our Overview of Green Roofs

Use the link below the image to download a comprehensive information sheet regarding green roofs.  If you are new to the concept, you will find this very useful.
Another good site to try is the Grass Roof Company, where you can download an excellent DIY Guide to Green Roofs.