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Green Roof Project Phase Two

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     Ethekwini Municipality Green Roof Pilot Project

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In Phase two we have used knowledge gained during the first phase to refine our proceedures. Here we have experimented with edging made of aluminium, we have selected plant material that did well in the first phase and have tried a growing medium based on light weight expanded clay particles.

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Dimple drain being installed over the 1mm LDPE root barrier for the Green Roof Research Project in Durban

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Geofabric has been laid over the drainage layer and the edging put in place for the Green Roof in Durban

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Durban Green Roof Project the roof is completed


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Close up of the completed Green Roof in Durban


Green Roof Research Project Durban  a few months after completion
The Green Roof Research Project in Durban a few months later

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The Green Roof in Durban a few months later another view



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Stapelia gigantea doing very well in the growing medium that we have used on the Green Roof Research Project in Durban





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For all of your Green Roof requirements contact Michael Hickman Specialist in Bio-Diverse Green Roof Technology at +27 82 061 2593 or email at info@ecoman.co.za


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