Roof Top Garden: Creative Tips

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To be honest, a roof top garden especially in the modern and sprawling cities stands as an innovative way in taking back the unused and unutilized spaces such as the roof tops, gazebos, balcony and patios and metamorphosing them into a lush, green corner where flower blooms, birds hum and where it’s always the Daisy Time!

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Roof Top Garden: Creative Tips

  1. 1. Roof Top Garden: Creative Tips “To be honest, a roof top garden especially in the modern and sprawlingcities stands as an innovative way in taking back the unused and unutilized spaces such as the roof tops, gazebos, balcony and patios andmetamorphosing them into a lush, green corner where flower blooms, birds hum and where it’s always the Daisy Time!”Serious space constraint has added to the misery of the modern homeowner andpossibly this is why more and more homeowners are looking out for creative waysto craft their own small roof top garden. To be honest, terrace garden especially inthe modern and sprawling cities stand as an innovative way in taking the unusedand unutilized spaces, such as the roof tops, gazebos, balcony and patios andmetamorphosing them into a lush, green corner where flower blooms and the birdshum!To put things simply, terrace gardening is more like taking up a productive,ecological and meaningful activity for turning your unused space into an extendedliving place. It is all about establishing new links with the season, with the milieuand definitely with your friends and family. Get creative with your home gardeningideas and this season order some of the cool greenhouse materials to create yourown garden.However, there are definitely few significant aspects, which you need to consider.For example, your terrace should be adequately strong and enough supportive tobear the weight of a pop up greenhouse. Moreover, your terrace also needs to bewater proof and last but not the least, you need to work on the type of the soil forgrowing flower, vegetables, fruits and salad leaves on your roof top.
  2. 2. First things first, determine the type of your roof (whether it is a flat roof orwhether it has different levels) as well as the framework used before starting withyour terrace gardening project. Next important step is to determine the type ofconstruction (wood, steel, concrete) and to evaluate the possibility of carrying outthe project. Plan things well and if need be, make a survey sketch for error freecompletion of the project. Sure, you need to stay aware about any of the localzoning requirements as well as the building codes to avoid any kind ofcomplications in the coming days.To be honest, nothing can be more relaxing than enjoying a quiet sundown or apromising sun rise while sitting at a butterfly chair, in the midst of the pea greensplendor of your own little plant house. Indeed, there are many advantages ofcrafting a roof top garden. Take a look at the following tips:  Point 1: Terrace garden allows all to harvest fresh homegrown food, organic vegetables, salads and pretty flowers, throughout the season.  Point 2: It stands as a nice, convenient and space saving concept of gardening.  Point 3: A terrace garden also helps in reducing the utility cost and other fuels, which are required to keep the building cool. Remember, in some areas the temperature of a traditional flat roof can even go up to 140 degrees Fahrenheit. It is hence a nice idea to cover the roof top surface with green garden in order to reduce the overall energy cost.As a matter of fact, there is practically no limit when it comes to the point ofchoosing plants to make your terrace a lush reality. The commonly knownvegetables will grow well and so will many varieties of flowers. Even smallcontainer garden with carrots, potatoes, radishes, strawberries, lettuce, red beets,and cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli, spinach, mustard, and collard greens will lookincredibly colorful at your terrace.

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