Going Green On The Rooftop!

Visitors to Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens in Rockford, Ill., have been seeing plenty of green—not on the ground—but on the roof. Construction of a 4,300-square-foot green-roof garden at the conservatory began in July 2012 and was completed in August 2012. A viewing deck, which can accommodate 20 to 30 people, opened to the public during select hours beginning in the latter month. The green roof is the first project of its kind in the park district. The LiveRoof hybrid green-roof …


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