Entries Tagged as 'Roof Garden'

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Landscaping your gardens – front, back, side, and roof – with vegetables

  I guess, because ThisGardenLady was born and raised on a farm, to me there is nothing more beautiful than seeing farms, gardens or orchards.  And I guess, because I was a poor child, I like to see value in what I raise. Don’t misunderstand, I think that a lawn is pretty and a peaceful […]

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

Green Roofs: How to Start One

a desert grows in brooklyn by vfraiche TheGardenLady received this question from Peggy. I am doing a story on rooftop gardens in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, sort of a how-to piece.  Would you be able to assist me with information on how to start one/if there are licenses to apply for/if Brooklyn rooftop gardens are different […]

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Creating a Roof Garden in NYC

TheGardenLady received this question from Michelle. I live in NYC, and would love to plant flowers and herbs outside my apt. Outside our kitchen window is a blacktop roof. I’ve tried to grow basil and parsley, but they never stay moist enough–sun is too strong. But, I would like to build something bigger to include […]