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Living Roof

twiggy

By Twiggy


Living Roof

The living roof on the 'Cafe in Love' coffee house in Pai, Northern Thailand.



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Interesting pic..

27 Feb, 2010

 

Our Thai guide was so proud of this roof - I think if she could have found a ladder she'd have had us up there taking a closer look!

27 Feb, 2010

 

Lol :o)

27 Feb, 2010

 

Seriously though, it did look good and considering the climate it grows in (scorching hot in the day and v. cold during the night) it does really well. Pai is in the north of Thailand at quite a high altitude with the usual Monsoon season. I couldn't quite see exactly what was growing up there but it was on a sturdy roof structure.
Hmm, wonder if our shed roof would take it?.......:))

28 Feb, 2010

 

wonder if it'd work on a garden shed? course, it'd be a tad smaller ...

29 Mar, 2014

 

I've def. seen it being planted on various gardening shows - also recently seen 'vertical gardening' i.e. up walls!

29 Mar, 2014

 

true, Twiggy, have seen pic of such, at least - Googling "living walls" brings up some amazing pics.

But I think I ought to check that the structure will take the extra weight, especially if I might be inside at the time!

29 Mar, 2014



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