International Soil Day – 5th Dec
Sedum Green Roof Blog
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4M ago
Green Roofs: A Growing Solution for Soil Health In the quest for sustainable urban development and the conservation of natural resources, the concept of green roofs has gained prominence as an innovative and environmentally friendly solution. As we celebrate World Soil Day, it is imperative to explore how green roofs can play a crucial role in supporting soil health, especially in urban landscapes where soil is often displaced or degraded due to construction and development. Green Roofs and Soil Preservation: Enhanced Biodiversity: Green roofs, adorned with a variety of vegetation, create mi ..read more
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Benefits of a Bio Solar roofs
Sedum Green Roof Blog
by sedum-blog
9M ago
Recently we have had a lot of inquiries about the possibility of using green roof trays around solar panels, the simple answer is yes super easy to frame solar panels and the benefits are huge, most of all increasing the efficiency of your panels. Benenifits of using a green roof with solar panels. The benefits of bio solar roofs will depend on a number of factors, including the type of plants you choose, the climate you live in, and the size of your roof. However, in general, bio solar roofs can provide significant benefits for both your home and the environment. Here are some additional det ..read more
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Our new look! and its more than just a Logo
Sedum Green Roof Blog
by sedum-blog
9M ago
We have a new look that brings a modern simple and fresh look, however its not just a logo! Toby and Liv have been working really hard to make the company even greener and keep our core values in mind. We are a small family-run business nestled in the rolling countryside of Wiltshire in an Area of Outstanding Natural beauty called the Cranbourne chase.  Being surrounded by nature and rolling pastures, we can see first hand the profound risks posed by climate change to our environment. So we’ve put it at the heart of our business.  We ensure all our products are sustainable and recycl ..read more
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BBC DIY SOS Southmead, Bristol
Sedum Green Roof Blog
by sedum-blog
9M ago
Toby on delivery day at Southmead The wonderful BBC DIY SOS team contacted us to see if we would donate a green roof for this amazing big build project in Southmead, Bristol. We of course were keen to help and donate to such a fabulous worthy cause, here are some pictures of the final shelter in the garden! A lovely space for everyone to relax and reflect in nature The post BBC DIY SOS Southmead, Bristol first appeared on Sedum Green Roof ..read more
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Autumn Green roof maintenance
Sedum Green Roof Blog
by sedum-blog
9M ago
Autumn Green roof Sedum-album-White-Stonecrop4 gloucestershire-roof-e1506945057677 (1) Now Autumn is here and the weather is turning colder your sedum roof will start changing colour and preparing for winter. Now is the best time to remove any weeds and dead head any flowers that have dried. Make sure you shake the seeds out before you remove them! This year we have had quite a few emails saying sedum has not flourished this summer, this is purely down to the cold and dry spring we had. Spring is the growing season and if sedum doesn’t get enough warmth and water then it struggle ..read more
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Sedum Green roof on YouTube
Sedum Green Roof Blog
by sedum-blog
9M ago
We are finally on Youtube and our channel will be the go to place for how to videos on all things green roof! Our first series is the most important How to Install a green roof! Here is the link Also a note to say don’t forget to water your green roof in the summer dry periods, hers is the maintenance guide https://sedumgreenroof.co.uk/maintenance/ The post Sedum Green roof on YouTube first appeared on Sedum Green Roof ..read more
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British Sedum Varieties – the perfect green roof plants
Sedum Green Roof Blog
by sedum-blog
9M ago
Premium S-pod trays Plant Varieties List 2021 All or Premium S-pods are grown from cuttings here on our Wiltshire farm and are sold once fully grown and matured. This means we only ship out trays that have 95-100% plant coverage with an established root system.  The Sedum varieties have been chosen specially for the use on roofing and hardy to the British weather and roof conditions after 12 years of experience we are confident we have the best mix to produce a long lasting green roof. What is sedum? Each species is different but they all retain certain features Fleshy leaves Star shaped ..read more
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Green Roof Code
Sedum Green Roof Blog
by sedum-blog
9M ago
If you are looking for more technical information and regulation on a green roof system , The Green Roof Organisation published the most recent code in 2014. The link is below grocode2014.pdf (livingroofs.org) Any questions do give us a call on 07470 288957 and Olivia can help you. The post Green Roof Code first appeared on Sedum Green Roof ..read more
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Covid 19 Update
Sedum Green Roof Blog
by sedum-blog
9M ago
Covid 19 Update WE ARE OPEN AND FULLY OPERATIONAL Dear Customers, We wanted to update you in regard to our response to the current government advice about Covid 19. The farm is based in a rural part of the Wiltshire Countryside so able to keep the farm working and our field staff are adhering to the advice given strictly. We have however decided to close the doors to visits for the time being but please do give us a call and we may be able to send photos or video.  Please call Olivia to discuss on 01747 830176 Our transport company is also open and running, as usual, however, please be aw ..read more
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Moss on a Sedum Green Roof – Spring Maintenance
Sedum Green Roof Blog
by sedum-blog
9M ago
Close up of moss and sedum You may have realised that we have just had one of the wettest for 6 months in the last decade will almost constant rain until this month. We have seriously struggled here at the farm in Wiltshire due to the fact we are in a clay soil area! This is not good for Sedum! but it is excellent for MOSS. We have already had a number of emails and calls about moss problems and general maintenance so we thought we would address it here! Here is our S-pod Sedum Green roof here at the farm and 2 months ago we had no moss at all now 70% of the roof is covered. Moss covered gree ..read more
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