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How To: Green Your Roof

No matter the month, it's never too cold or too early to start planning for major eco-impact. From urban rooftop gardens to living surfaces that help homeowners save on energy costs, here you'll find plenty of ideas for the final (green) frontier: the green roof.

Trading Shingles for Shrubs (Everyone's Doing It!)

It wasn’t long ago that the idea of planting a rooftop garden was dismissed as expensive, impractical, and even silly. Now, more than a generation after European pioneers began making so-called green roofs fixtures of the German and Scandinavian landscapes, North Americans are tuning into the benefits of going green.

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