How To Start A Simple Roof Garden

Roof gardens can quickly become complex and expensive. Some people will talk about irrigation systems, fancy furniture, changes to the roof structure, plus plants. Start simple, I say. Make sure your roof can support the weight. Then put some containers up there. (And like you see in this photo – splurge on a sturdy, large umbrella!)

Many new roof gardeners are hunting for advice on how to start. This short article could be a great starting place for your roof garden.

image: Sunset Magazine


2 responses to this post.

  1. I like that photo!! Looks lush and the Red umbrella really pops among all that green.


  2. if only i had a flat roof to start on. great article. :)


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