Beautifully designed Green Roofed Garden Gazebo - made out of recycled shipping container.  It provides shelter for beetles, bees and other local insects to support biodiversity.  Very clever!

Beautifully designed Green Roofed Garden Gazebo - made out of recycled shipping container. It provides shelter for beetles, bees and other local insects to support biodiversity. Very clever!

... where large subterranean buildings are topped with green roofs that ensure that the complex adopts an unobtrusive presence. photo by cai yongjie

... where large subterranean buildings are topped with green roofs that ensure that the complex adopts an unobtrusive presence. photo by cai yongjie

Sections of a green roof, could be used on top of bin shed. Remove insulation layer, not necessary.

Sections of a green roof, could be used on top of bin shed. Remove insulation layer, not necessary.

Concept: putting a vine, eg passion fruit, choko, etc over the garden shed to cool it in summer and make use of the vertical space for food production, plus it looks more appealing. Could even grow different vines at same time to add greater visual and food interest. Plus, Great book, apparently ;-). All you need to know about how to build your own little green roof on a shed or outbuilding.

Concept: putting a vine, eg passion fruit, choko, etc over the garden shed to cool it in summer and make use of the vertical space for food production, plus it looks more appealing. Could even grow different vines at same time to add greater visual and food interest. Plus, Great book, apparently ;-). All you need to know about how to build your own little green roof on a shed or outbuilding.

Roof for butterflies! Even wildflower fields are sold like carpets on roofs. If I ever get a dream house, that's my roof :)

Roof for butterflies! Even wildflower fields are sold like carpets on roofs. If I ever get a dream house, that's my roof :)

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