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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 08/13/2012

My renovation saga: Green roof is finished, now the work begins to maintain it

Our Petworth homeowner learns what she’ll have to do to maintain the garden year-round.

By Annette L. Olson  |  05:30 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 08/06/2012

My renovation saga: A Petworth homeowner finally gets her green roof installed

The long wait is over, and our Petworth homeowner now has plants growing on her porch roof.

By Annette L. Olson  |  05:30 AM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 07/30/2012

How green roofs might one day affect District stormwater fees

A Petworth homeowner learns she won’t be receiving any discounts for now, but she’s hopeful about the future.

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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 07/23/2012

My renovation saga: Green roofs are gaining in popularity

Last year, the Washington area led the nation, installing 800,000 square feet of green roofs.

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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 07/16/2012

My renovation saga: The long wait to install a green roof

WHERE WE LIVE | The roof is ready for its plants, but paperwork had slowed down the project.

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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 07/09/2012

My renovation saga: the costs and benefits of a green roof

Our Petworth homeowner looks at whether a green roof makes financial sense.

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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 07/02/2012

My renovation saga: Installing a green roof

A Petworth homeowner decides to put in a vegetated roof on her rowhouse.

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