Green Roofs

London habitats 1 – green roofs

London habitats 1 – green roofs

Habitats for wildlife in London are varied. Would most Londoners think of green roofs in the capital as wild space? I suspect not. And I am pretty sure most Londoners would not be aware of their existence.

Black Redstarts on London Olympic Green Roof

Black Redstarts on London Olympic Green Roof

Black Redstarts on the largest green roof at the London Olympic Site are breeding. So green roofs do work work for biodiversity and they do work for black redstarts.

Reflections of Anti-Sedum Fetishist

Reflections of Anti-Sedum Fetishist

Over the years I have  built up a reputation for being a little anti- sedum when it comes to green roofs. Most people don’t really get my attitude. I like sedums.

Green roofs and strawbale

Green roofs and strawbale

Green roofs and strawbale buildings are a complete eco-friendly way to build. I know that Amazonails have done quite a few buildings like this and John Little and I are hoping to be running a workshop with them on this combined theme in November sometime.

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