Today I gave a presentation for the Environmental evening about “Green areas in city”
Place: Stammen cafe, Trondheim, Norway
Among the presenter were Ole Reitan from ABC Natur (a presentation about the importance of having a diversity in green urban areas) and Erik Brenna from Bioveier i byen (a presentation about how to construct a wildlife friendly garden and about the work Bioveier i byen does in Trondheim).
Organizers: Naturmangfoldgruppen i Naturvernforbundet i Trondheim (from Norwegian: Nature biodiversity group in Nature Conservation Association in Trondheim) and Bioveier i byen (from Norwegian: Bio ways in city).
A nice project on the roof of kindergarten, the green roof is visible from second floor of kindergarten. This roof is example of soil loss. This is why it is important to check and maintain the vegetation on the extensive … Continue reading →
Extensive green roof is located in a new district Sørenga. The roof has a terrace for people living in the building and and some Sedum roof also on the top of the building. Sedum album, Sedum acre and Phedimus spurius … Continue reading →
It is the oldest roof which I have visited in Oslo. The green roof has been installed in 2002. It has made by Reiersøl Planteskole AS, Norway. It was a real challenge to find which company installed the green roof. … Continue reading →
This is also an extensive green roof in Pilestredet Park. The roof is different from most of roofs, because it is a lot of shade, because of the big ventilation pipes on the roof. Of course pipes limited my study … Continue reading →
This is continuation of previous post, which consists of more panoramic views from Haraldrud Gjenvinning. On this photos you can notice the scale of the roof, which is 27 000 square meters. I added here mostly panorama. Patio and secure … Continue reading →
Haraldrud Gjenvinning building has a biggest green roof in Oslo, Norway. It is 27 000 square meters. A small description: I am writing my master thesis about “Extensive green roofs in Oslo”. I spent 5 weeks in Oslo, Norway studying … Continue reading →
A small description: I am writing my master thesis about “Extensive green roofs in Oslo”. I spent 5 weeks in Oslo, Norway studying vegetation and soil on 18 green roofs. En liten beskrivelse: Jeg skriver masteroppgaven min om “Ekstensive grønne … Continue reading →
Be careful choosing plants for garden, for example Solidágo canadénsis/Canadian goldenrod/Kanadagullrisen is one of invasive species in some regions, it dominates and push out native species.
According to Norsk Botanisk Forening (Norwegian Botanic Association), it produces chemicals, which prevent other species to grow at that soil. So Canadian goldenrod is already in black list of Norway, it can spread out more in future.
There are a post on facebook from Norwegian Botanic Association and Wikipedia page about it.