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There are many types of green roofs, which is why a one-size-fits-all approach to plant selection isn’t always best. Every green roof environment is unique and ranges in light levels, moisture, wind shear, and sunlight exposure. That is why it is important to examine the needs of each project to aid in the selection of…

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What a sight to behold while staring out one’s office window. Nestled between the headwaters of the Green River and the Cheakamus backcountry, this delightful Whistler green roof captures an ever-changing pallet of colourful hues and pollinator habitat. Forming the backdrop are the iconic giants of this enchanting, rugged terrain. The plant selection included a…

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Langara College Green Roof LiveRoof Vancouver

A significant push to create greener spaces for primary, secondary, and post-secondary students is underway in Canada. Green roofs have far-reaching benefits for students and faculty as they provide unique learning opportunities, and nurture a relationship to the biophysical world. This recently installed LiveRoof embraces a blooming, native plant meadow that supports bee habitat and…

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NATS Nursery would like to congratulate Walt Pinder GRP on his impending retirement. Walt has had a memorable career in the nursery trades spanning over 35 years. Stops included his own landscaping business, horticultural pesticide supply, plant brokering, landscape ornamental plant supply, native plant supply, and lastly LiveRoof® sales. He has contributed tremendously to the…

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I have had a working relationship with NATS nursery since the inception of our firm some twenty years ago.  I have always enjoyed the interaction, cooperation and collaboration from Rod Nataros and his staff.  Our landscape architecture firm of approx. 30 professionals in two offices rely on the valuable technical support from NATS nursery in…

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Our newly installed John Creech sedum mats are looking beautiful in Seylynn Park in North Vancouver. Sedum mats consist of a sedum variety or mix that has rooted into an easy to install matting, ready to put down pretty much anywhere. Sedums are hardy plants that work well in environments that receive direct sunlight and…

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This past week NATS celebrated the first annual World Green Roof Day (WGRD) on June 6th with over 57 different countries across the globe. World Green Roof Day encourages people to consider the positive impact green roofs have on the world around us, and share what they love about green roofs. Green roofs redefine spaces…

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