Intensive Roof Terrace Garden
The intensive green roof garden uses planting mediums that have greater depth than the extensive green roof garden. This deeper soil system becomes lightweight using Expanded Clay Aggregate (ECA®) and allows intensive roofs to accommodate large plants and dramatic plant groupings.
Another term for these green roofs is “Rooftop Garden or Terrace Garden.”
Proper use of Expanded Clay Aggregate (ECA®) in Intensive green roofs requires less or no maintenance because of the plant varieties they will support. Lightweight potting soil is used for growing the Vegetable and herbs in the gardens that fit in well on these rooftops and to a degree, their care is slightly easier than ground-level gardens since with the use of Expanded Clay Aggregate (ECA®) no pests and weeds find their way to these plantations. These green roofs tend to stay more attractive in dry weather due to the excellent thermal insulation property of Expanded Clay Aggregate (ECA®) and are very often less irrigated.
- Intensive systems are deeper in soil depth (typically 6" to 12" and greater) and are capable of sustaining heavier rooted plants.
- Aesthetically pleasing and best resembles a normal garden bed.
- Fully landscaped rooftop garden or a terrace garden.
- Diverse plants and trees can be planted with help of Expanded Clay Aggregate (ECA®)
- Also applicable for: Big plants, Terrace Lawn, Big Flower Planter, Flower Beds, Big pots, patios, and the like with the use of Expanded Clay Aggregate (ECA®).
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