Do Smart Irrigation Controllers Really Save Water?
The current and historical practice of controlling our irrigation is reliant on timers.
What to Look for in a Healthy Office Tenancy
Think beyond the rent. There are hidden costs in unhealthy spaces.
How to Manage a Green Roof over the Christmas Period
The Australian summer can be challenging for gardens and green roofs, with extreme conditions, heat waves and lack of water taking a toll on plants. Now...
Adaptively Managing Green Roofs and Walls
How do you plan the management and maintenance of a green infrastructure asset when there is little to no information available about how different green infrastructure...
Rising Temperatures Threaten Aussie Plant Life
Plants growing in inland Australia are near a tipping point in their ability to cope with rising high temperatures, a study has found.
Do Community Garden Green Roofs Work?
In the last 12 months, almost every time I have given a talk about green roofs in Australia, whether to the general public, property developers, facility...
Green Roof Maintenance Strategies for Facility Managers
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,...
Soil Is Key to Healthy Green Cities
There is a growing push toward greening cities as a response to urbanisation and climate change. This is because adding trees and other plants to urban...
What is Green Roof Maintenance?
Like any garden, gardens on roofs cannot survive without a gardener. Without a gardener, they cease to be gardens and become wild places.