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November 6th, 2013. Tips, Beautiful Rooftop Garden Tips.

Becoming popular day by day, rooftop garden is a garden that is specifically designed so it can survive in house rooftop environment. Its function is to create green area in a house and in minimizing solar heat that enters the house building. The drop in temperature in the house is caused by the sun does that do not shine directly toward the house.

According to an existing data, if the plants on the roof have a height of about 10 cm, it can reduce air conditioning usage around 25 %. A room that is located just below the garden roof has a lower air temperature which is about 3-4 ° Celsius compared to the temperature of outdoor air.

There are four rooftop garden tips that must be considered in designing a roof garden. First of all is the structure is calculated not only dead loads, but also live loads. Second is the drainage. Ideally, create one drainage point in every three meter with a 10cm pipe diameter and slope of 1 degree. To avoid clogged pipes, add a floor drainer on it.

Third is the type of plant. Choose plants that do not have a lot of roots, not leafy, and easy to maintain. Fourth is accessibility. In addition to function as a circulation path, the access can also be used as lift access to goods such as raising crops, natural stone. Minimum size of 75cm wide staircase with riser’s distance of not more than 20cm is needed for an effective accessibility.

In creating a garden roof, make sure the concrete roof is in good condition and ready to be a hold the pressure. Add a layer of waterproof material to prevent leakage. After that, start stacking bricks in rows with a distance of 3cm between bricks. This distance is need so water can be easily drained.

After that, plug the sub bas with 5cm thickness. It will act to filter the soil so it will not go into the sewer. Then, seal the sub base with two cm thick of sand until flattened. Add a mixture of red soil that has been mixed with compost with the thickness of 7cm-10cm, above the sand. You may start planting different types of plants you want to grow in your rooftop garden. The final step in simple rooftop garden tips can be seen in the picture is to start putting sofa and other furniture to enjoy the fruits of your labor.

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