Archive for the ‘Videos’ Category

Video: Stonewall Jackson Elementary Students Plant for Winter on the Breaking Ground Green Roof

January proved to be a perfect month for harvesting and planting on the Breaking Ground green roof. Our temperatures have been mild and the weather has been gorgeous! We would certainly love a little more rain, but we’ve been happy […]


Video: Winter on the Breaking Ground Green Roof

During this transition from summer to winter, the Breaking Ground green roof has taken on a completely new and different look. Gone are the brilliant-colored Zinnias and Cosmos, only to be replaced by the lush, green look of low-growing vegetables […]


A New Season: Seeds of Change on the Breaking Ground Green Roof

Look at all of those seeds in the seed head of this Zinnia flower! See them? A season of change is taking place, from a hot, humid summer climate to cooler, drier fall fall temperatures, and the seeds from the […]


Next Generation Harvests Seeds from the Breaking Ground Green Roof!

Each little orange spike on the top of the cone flower is a seed! CLICK ON THIS PHOTO for a closer look! As part of our continued efforts to educate the young people of this planet about their connections to […]


Kids Planting and Harvesting on the Breaking Ground Green Roof!

Kids’ planting day on the Breaking Ground green roof! This past July, we invited a group of local children to be our “planting partners” on the Breaking Ground Contracting green roof in Jacksonville, FL. They came from as close as […]


Welcome Isabel! Our New Kid Contributor!

We are so excited to have a new contributor on board the Breaking Ground Green Roof blog! Isabel visited us last week as part of a video project where kids from all areas of the city came to our roof […]


Rain! Rain! Now Let’s Collect It! Awesome St. Johns Riverkeeper Video!

Now that we have finally been getting some well-needed rain on the Breaking Ground green roof here in Jacksonville, FL, it’s a great time to mention that rainwater harvesting, or collecting rainwater overflow from our roofs, is a great thing […]