The product, which is made from recycled polypropylene fibres and comes complete with recycled substrates and seeds, is ideal for domestic roofs and for growing vegetables or wild flowers on domestic and commercial buildings. It sells at £15 each and will be available from retailers in spring 2011, with the company currently in talks with B&Q and the Garden Centre Group. The product arose through collaboration with engineers Arup, green roof guru Dusty Gedge and green roof firm Sky Gardens.
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