Tag Archives: rooftop garden

What’s in the box?

From the outset of the project it has been my plan to get hold of some shrubs; to give the rooftop garden a good start, ecologically speaking.  On a rooftop shrubs are a good stand in for trees, as they … Continue reading

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40 more plants and growing

Two days ago Richard and myself were kindly allowed to raid his Mum’s garden and we gathered together 40 plants for the project.  The haul was a combination of unwanted plants growing in the wrong place and the offspring of … Continue reading

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Paradise on a shoestring

Committing myself to the DINA rooftop garden project seems like the most natural thing in the world. Having run out of room to do anything more in my own garden, and with many spare plants lying around, I am only … Continue reading

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E is for Eden, F is for Firethorn #RebootingEden

First day of actual work on the DINA rooftop garden, I did three hours of sorting rubbish and sieving soil from the existing two half-barrel planters on the roof. The two planters just crumbled when I attempted to move them, … Continue reading

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