There are many things to consider before just throwing some plants up on your roof. The structure of your dwelling has to be assessed to make sure it can hold the weight of a green roof. (You also need to be sure that rooftop gardening is approved for your living space — need to check with your HOA? Do this first!)
This is an exciting new trend in landscaping. Maybe Hawaii will be next to implement it into our dwellings?
Greg Stout has over 30 years of experience in the landscape and irrigation industry. Born in Illinois, Greg relocated to Hawaii in the 1970's and has been providing quality design and installation work to the people of Maui since 2000 as the owner of Maui Lawn & Landscape, LLC.