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Rooftop Gardens

There is another idea that has been intriguing me for quite some time now. The idea is to build a vegetable garden on the roof of a home. This has many benefits indeed. And anyone with a slight acumen of vegetation of gardening can accomplish that. First of all I would like to talk about the various benefits of having a garden on the top of your roof.

Suppose that you live in a country like Pakistan or India where summers are really hot. Indeed, if you are really living in any of such countries then I am quite sure that your days and nights are hot and humid due to the climate during the summer and autumns.

During such weathers the top stories of the homes become specifically inhabitable. The reason is obvious. You have used a lot of concrete, steel and mortar to build your house. The sunlight during the months of May, June, July and August make the whole house infernal.

In old times people used to build roofs with clay and wooden beams. Beams were used to layout a structure for the roof. A composite of clay and a straw-like fibrous material. Indeed that straw used to be the thrash of wheat crops. Due to the fact that the roofs were built using such materials with really low specific heats, the houses used to have naturally mild temperatures in the summers and they used to be cozy during the winters.

Roofs built with steel and mortar are obviously much stronger than those old roofs. It is also natural to expect that they have longer lifetimes and much less wear and tear. But the downside is that since such roofs heat up fast, it becomes quite difficult to inhabit during the summers.

Developing a small garden on top of the roof can ameliorate a great deal of problems related to heat. The idea is to take a few flower or plant beds made with some sort of light-weight material. I suppose that plastics and polymers would be the most suitable. Fill these plastic beds with soil and a fertilizer in good proportions. And sow vegetables in them. Of course, the way in which you would lay the beds and sow the plants is a design issue. I am not going to talk about that here for the purpose of brevity. However, your aesthetic sense can make the whole garden look a lot more beautiful. Would you like to know a few more benefits of having a garden on your roof? Stay tuned for the follow-up.


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