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Nigel Dunnett is a leading authority on green roofs and an active campaigner with an international profile. He travels regularly to speak and attend conferences in both Europe and the USA. Dusty Gedge is a green roof campaigner and founder of livingroofs.org, which is the UK's only independent green roofs association that promotes vegetated roof structuresA" in urban and rural areas. He speaks regularly at conferences and meetings on green roof topics and runs workshops that teach amateurs how to make green roofs. John Little is Director of The Grass Roof Company in the UK. He has developed a national reputation for his innovative green-roofed small buildings for schools, gardens and community use. Edmund C. Snodgrass is the owner of Emory Knoll Farms, the largest supplier of green roof plants in the United States. He is also a coauthor of Green Roof Plants and The Green Roof Manual. He regularly speaks at conferences and meetings across the U.S. on green roof topics.
"Bountifully illustrated and brimming with stimulating information
and ideas. Highly recommended for gardeners and environmentalists
and anyone interested in greening up." --Library Journal
"This lavishly illustrated book reviews the basics of design and installation. For homeowners, landscape architects, and engineers, this is a great overview of projects that won't break the bank." --Publishers Weekly
"A real trailblazer. . . . the only in-depth guide to do it yourself green roofs. . . . A balance of functional how-to with inspirational ideas and solid horticultural information." --American Horticultural Society
"The photographs are more than excellent. Installation instructions and planting designs are appealing enough to inspire all of us gardeners." --Washington Gardener
"A valuable source book for information on the nuts and bolts of designing and planting a living roof, as well as an inspirational resource for ideas." --Smith Mountain Laker
"Humble, yet inspirational projects." --Landscape Architecture
"Will spark one's imagination. . . . Recommended." --Choice
"Full of pictures and easy to read." --Environmental Magazine
"The emphasis on smaller and local is easy to understand." --Living Architecture Monitor