These Green Roofs Are More Than Just A Garden, They’re Also A Power Plant

Green roofs produce food, cool buildings, and add a dash of color to the skyline. In the future, could they also generate electricity? That's the vision of Marjolein Helder and her Dutch startup Plant-e. Helder has developed a modular system that generates power from submerged plant roots. Eventually, it could power whole households, she says. … Continue reading These Green Roofs Are More Than Just A Garden, They’re Also A Power Plant

2 October 2014

Gardening A garden for wildlife and pollinators. Click here Dishing the dirt on manure! Click here 785 kg (1731 lb) pumpkin! Click here Saving pepper seeds. Click here Chard for year round greens. Click here The ancient art of the Espalier. Click here A heritage vegetable garden. Click here Farming An orchard with a passion … Continue reading 2 October 2014