Businessman hopes rooftop vegetation will be a growing trend – Bend Weekly News, Bend, OR

Posted on Apr 13, 2007

In a gritty industrial section of San Diego, “plantscaper” Jim Mumford is putting down roots. On his roof. The result, which will come to life this morning, is an elevated oasis in a desert of concrete and metal. Trucks rumble below. Small planes buzz past wispy clouds above. On one recent afternoon, Mumford settled into […]

First Green Roof Designed for San Diego – San Diego Earth Times

Posted on Apr 1, 2007

Though it is virtually unheard of in Southern California, Jim Mumford of Good Earth Plants in Kearny Mesa plans to demonstrate how to create a green roof specifically designed for San Diego. While creating a green retreat, Jim will be monitoring reduced energy usage and storm water runoff. Green roofs will be installed on two […]