Green Roof Growing Grass

I put 30 tons of gravel and dirt up on the roof. Seems like a lot, but the roof is very strong. It feels like ground up there. Eventually, I hope to have a garden on the roof and grow potatoes, tomatoes, what not.

What color??

What color??

I made over fifty of these to help divide sections on the green roof.

I made over fifty of these to help divide sections on the green roof.

Concrete dividers on roof. Wonder what the finished product will look like.

Concrete dividers on roof. Wonder what the finished product will look like.

Gravel on green roof between dividers. Starting to take shape.

Gravel on green roof between dividers. Starting to take shape.

Green Roof perimeter is filled with dirt.

Green Roof perimeter is filled with dirt.

One wheel barrow at a time. Lucky the fellow driving the dump truck was able to maneuver into my back yard. A feat unto itself.

One wheel barrow at a time. Lucky the fellow driving the dump truck was able to maneuver into my back yard. A feat unto itself.

Getting the dirt to the roof, one wheel barrow at a time.

Got the dirt to the roof, one wheel barrow at a time. Took less time than I thought.

I this what they mean by a "Green" roof?

Is this what they mean by a “Green” roof?

Grass is growing great!

Grass is growing great!

Trying to get creative.

Trying to get creative.

Having some fun on the roof.

Having some fun on the roof.

My roof has water hair. Looks beautiful :)

My roof has water hair. Looks beautiful :)

 

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