Planting a Vegetative Roof

We placed an announcement on facebook to see how effective FB is at turning virtual connections to real life ones  In the end my fellow Passivhaus designer Bokyung and her husband Min and their lovely daughters came out to our green roof planting event.

Ready for planting!



We have eight different varieties of Sedums, some are deciduous and some are evergreen.  Some of them will disappear completely on the surface when winter comes and reemerge next spring.  All of them flower and should be really beautiful in a couple of months.


Here’s Bokyung planting the Sedums.

All planted

All planted.  It took eight of us (4 adults and 3 kids and 1 baby) about 2 hours to plant it all.  It was a great time and now we can all say, “we’ve planted a green roof.”

Thanks Bokyung and Min for coming out!





One response to this post.

  1. Posted by Jane and Jesun on 2012/05/16 at 10:11 am

    W can image a beautiful garden on the roof in a couple of days latter.


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