Entries by Reece Bennetton

Living Tables by TUGC

Living Tables by TUGC. Here at the urban greening company we create living tables to brighten up a range of environments such as offices, restaurants or living spaces. Below are some images from our recent photoshoot at Rick Stein’s restaurant in Sandbanks. A variety of indoor plants can be used in these living tables. The biophilic design increases […]

Social Distancing and Nature

Social distancing? Using Nature to keep your distance whilst encouraging mental wellbeing. Prepare for a safe return to the office environment. Organisations are working tirelessly to prepare for a safe return to the office environment. Interior plants can be used as barriers, partition workspaces and to form one-way systems.             […]

A Selection of good green roofs

A selection of healthy, good green roofs from our recent maintenance travels. The below are just some of the best green roofs we have come across this year. We carry out a lot of green roof maintenance across the UK throughout the spring and Autumn. At TUGC we recommend bi-annual maintenance on most green roofs. […]

More Biodiversity features to green roofs

Biodiversity features were added to 8 existing blocks of green roofs by The Urban Greening Company. Log piles, sand piles and rope coils acting as biodiversity features. Our work will help to bring more wildlife and invertebrates into the city. Working with kingston landscapes on this project we had the use of a crane. This made […]

Recent green roof restorations

Recent green roof restorations carried out by TUGC. The two seperate case studies below highlight two examples of how green roofs might fail. There can be numerous factors resulting in failing green roofs. Many clients write off their green roof if there are issues but we can highlight the issue and provide solutions. Case Study […]

Bee Hotel creation and installation

Bee hotel design, creation and Installation by the Urban Greening Company. We have now installed numerous bee hotels across London attracting pollinators back into the city. This is something we feel strongly about at TUGC and we want to see bee hotels across the whole of London. These bee hotels have consisted of various shapes and […]

Green Roof Maintenance

These are all examples of recent green roof maintenance carried out by the urban greening company team. They are all perfect examples of how a green roof should look for this time of year with autumn coming to an end. However they have not always looked this good. We always recommend bi-annual maintenance visits and it […]

Sedum Roof for Methodist Church

Sedum Roof installed at Beckenham Methodist Church, South East London. The Church is currently being renovated and this green roof was added onto an extension of the building. We finished the job in one day which consisted of many tricky cuts of drainage board and sedum. Cutting around the numerous roof lights meant for a neat […]

Green roof maintenance example

Green roof maintenance is often overlooked. People either think their green roof simply doesn’t need TLC or green roofs can be just be neglected. Another common belief when a green roof is struggling is that it is simply a lost cause. Fear NOT. At TUGC we recommend carrying out maintenance on a bi-annual basis. Below […]