For facility managers and building managers whose buildings have a green roof on their roof or balcony, it is important to understand what these assets are, how they create value, and what type of maintenance is required.

Green roofs are long term investments. These are investments made for a purpose, and the maintenance crew or green roof gardener plays a key role in cultivating the garden to ensure it fulfils its intended purpose. The key attributes in a green roof maintenance crew are: Horticultural knowledge and experience…