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Updates on Green Roof Coops?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Catalina, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. Catalina

    Catalina Songster

    Jul 19, 2007
    Minnesota
    I really like the idea of a green roof from this thread - https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=65644&p=1

    And I wondered if there were any updates on how the green roof coops are holding up.

    Problems?
    Pics?
    How many people have a green roof coop?
    Anyone with snow build up problems?
    What did you plant on your roof?
     

  2. Sylvie

    Sylvie Songster

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    You may find this link helpful. Click on the link to green roof building, a PDF page that shows how to line a roof for this. They also route the runoff water into a greywater tank that can be used to water the rooftop garden in dry periods. I toured this setup and want it for my root cellar roof, too. They have worked out all the bugs.

    http://www.geaugaparkdistrict.org/parks/westwoods.shtml
     
    Last edited: Jan 5, 2009
  3. Catalina

    Catalina Songster

    Jul 19, 2007
    Minnesota
    Wow! Thank you that was really interesting.
     
  4. PortageGirl

    PortageGirl Songster

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    Quote:wow! I live about 20 minutes from here.... ROAD TRIP!!!
     

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