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Archive - Aug 17, 2012


Garden Spot

Ten High Performance Plants To Beat the Summer Heat

This summer will go into the record books for day after day of temperatures in the upper 90’s to low 100’s, rounds of explosive summer storms, and images of crushed houses under fallen trees.

The Hill Gardener

Up on the Roof Rooftop Gardens Greening our Neighborhoods

Ever wonder what it would be like to escape to your own private urban oasis? Is it a place that has a stunning view and maybe a little breeze? A place where you feel like you are sitting on top of the world? Well, maybe that place has been there all along, up on your roof.

More and more folks are waking up to an idea that Europeans have been enjoying for years, and that is developing rooftops into green gardens and outdoor spaces.