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Beautiful Monarch Finds the Breaking Ground Green Roof!

This morning, as I was enjoying  a quiet moment on our amazing green roof here in Jacksonville, FL, I was privileged to spy the beautiful Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) shown in the attached pictures. We had just had a long […]


Green Roof Biodiversity support, Hyla cinerea, escaping Osteophilus septentronalis by occupying the rooftop

The American Green Tree Frog, Hyla cinerea, has found refuge on the Breaking Ground Green Roof, adopting the Green Roof okra plants. H. cinerea is under immense predatory pressure from the much larger brown Cuban Tree Frog, Osteophilus spp., especially […]


Welcome to Breaking Ground Green Roof!

This blog documents the design and construction of Breaking Ground Contracting’s green roof project in an urban/industrial area of Jacksonville, FL. Take the journey with us as we post progress photos, upload green roof and permaculture resources and provide insight into […]