GreenScaped buildings

GARDENING ON A ROOFTOP OCTOBER 22

October 17, 2011 (El Cajon) -- The Garden will offer a new class, Gardening on a Rooftop on Saturday, October 22, 9:30-11:30am, and will feature a permeable pavement seminar during its Fall Garden and Home Festival on November 5.  Check the event’s website, www.gardenandhomefest.org for an updated seminar schedule as the festival nears.
 

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MEET EAST COUNTY’S “ECO-WARRIOR” JIM MUMFORD

 

  

First came green roofs; now edible walls join pioneering urban farming trends

 

By Gayle Falkenthal

 

May 8, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) -- Plenty of people told Jim Mumford he was nuts building a green roof project in the middle of a Kearny Mesa industrial park. Three years later, the roof is thriving and Mumford’s GreenScaped Buildings is a pioneering venture and he's earned a reputation as leader in this segment of the green building industry.

 

Ironically, it was the destruction of his Muth Valley home near Barona in the 2003 Cedar wildfire that got East County resident Mumford thinking about the environmental future and more seriously about sustainable growing practices.


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