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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. is your online home in the modern world. Join us as we follow our team around the globe on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest. Want more? Never miss another word of Dwell with our free iTunes app.


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