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.
Rachel de Thame presents BBC coverage of sustainable garden ‘The Rain Chain’.
‘Impressive gardens to grace the RHS shows of 2009’
‘Going green is extending into new and unusual situations’
‘Ideas from RHS Flower Shows’
‘The use of eco paints, stains and oils is not as black and white as it may seem’
‘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’.
‘Sustainable gardens, conceptual ideas and bold planting abounded at this year’s Hampton Court Palace Flower Show’.
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.