Archive for the ‘Kevin Songer/Metro Verde’ Category

Beautiful, Agapostemon splendens, Green Metallic Bee (Sweet Bee) Visits BGC Green Roof

Jacksonville has seen torrid temperatures lately.  The hot dry and windy weather has allowed lightening strikes to turn into wildfires, covering much of the state in smoke and haze, driving many pollinators from the woods and away from their nests. […]

Butternut Squash

GreenRoof Vegetables

Corn, peas, peppers, onions, cherry tomatoes and butternut squash are just a few of the edible plants found on the Breaking Ground Green Roof!  I believe roofs are the new frontier for agriculture in the State of Florida and in […]

Native Plants on the BGC Green Roof

We are in the process of installing some really great Florida native plants on the Breaking Ground Contracting Green Roof. A few of the species we’ve recently planted include; Bidens alba Yucca filamentosa Mimosa strigillosa Rudbeckia hirta Gaillardia puchella Chionanthus […]