A Science Experiment for Students … and Ecogardens
Incorporated Teaching Elements | Utilized Woodland Plants, A True Rarity in Green Roofing
Latin middle was a green roof in failing health when Ecogardens pulled it off of life support and nursed it back to glory. The roof couldn’t support much weight, so we had to use a minimum of soil, meaning we relied heavily on fabric to supplement the moisture needs of plants.
Due to the sheltered area – the green roof was sunk into an atrium amongst school buildings – we were able to expand the hardiness zones of the plants we used.
Let’s just say this: Rarely have we seen ferns on a green roof! Add to that a few scientific probes showing moisture content, roof temperature and more, and these kiddos had a nice little science experiment as well as a stormwater-fighting machine.
(For that matter, Ecogardens also enjoys monitoring the progress of this truly unique microhabitat.)
Like what you see? We invite you to get in touch to learn how we can help you realize your vision today.