Rooftop gardens provide valuable growing space and solitude in urban areas, including planting information, maintenance, problems, and using the rooftop garden as a personal retreat from city life.
LEFT: Wooden pallets leveled a sloping portion of the roof. The author used everything from peanut butter tubs to Japanese miso kegs for plant containers. MIDDLE: No garden is complete without flowers! RIGHT: Pot grown peppers did especially well.
A rooftop garden not only provides fresh vegetables and flowers, but also serves as a relaxing retreat from city pressures.