Process To Doing Roof Garden Construction

Construction of roof garden

Constructing roof garden

If you are interested in making amazing roof garden construction on your terrace, it’s very important for you to know every minute detail about it and then go for it. Basically there are three methods for roof garden construction. The first method for doing roof garden construction is to create a container garden on your terrace. The second method of roof garden construction is to make plenty of raised beds for growing plants which can be made of either concrete or wood. The third method for roof garden construction is to make your entire roof or some definite part of roof a vegetation ground like a general garden. Third method is most preferable and suitable to home owners. Hence here is the process of doing roof garden construction by the third method. Roof construction of new building is basically made by inverted roof system as here waterproofing can be arranged by the thermal insulation. By such arrangement the waterproofing of the roof can be remains protected from any mechanical damage and also from direct influence of the external factors. Here are some of the layers to build for doing roof garden construction.

  • Waterproofing layer

For roof garden construction, you need to make sure that the roof is durable, frost resistant and also waterproofed. Your roof must be waterproofed and it should be the basic step of roof garden construction despite of the fact whether you are choosing raised beds or growing plants on containers or planting on the roof itself. Waterproofing will save your roof from leak issues. Waterproofing will cover up the whole surface of the roof and that too those spots where plants are going to be planted.

  • Insulation layer

Insulation layer will make your terrace garden more prone and resistant to moisture and fluctuating temperature issues and it will also give enough mechanical strength. This layer of roof garden construction is made up from PIR panels, polyurethane foam, XPS excluded and polystyrene boards. PIR panels are most probably better suited as insulation layer on your roof garden as they will be having milled edge connection and special grooves which will allow the rain water to pass on to the drainage system more easily.

  • Drainage layer

This layer for roof garden construction is used for discharging the rain water more rapidly from vegetation layer in the drainage system along with the work of collecting the excess amount of water.

  • Geotextile layer

This layer of roof garden construction is basically used for separating the plants growing in soil and drainage layer from each other. It will stop the deposition of soil and other particles which can clog up the drainage system. It will also result in counteracting the decrease of water more rapidly from the vegetation layer by letting the moisture circulate

  • Vegetation layer

This layer of the roof garden construction is the one where plants will grow actually. It is the surface layer of your roof garden. This layer should have proper air circulation and also preamble.


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