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Green Roof Professional (GRP) Training - Green Roof Plants and Growing Media    Sat Feb 18, 2017, Toronto, ON

Green Roof Plants and Growing Media is the second course in a three-part series. To view the other courses please check our other listings or find them on the event page here

This course will provide participants with an overview of plants and growing media design considerations and maintenance for green roof assemblies. It establishes design and implementation best management practices for plants and growing media in green roofs.

This course provides information that you can put to work immediately, allowing you to:

- Understand the principles of plant physiology and soil sciences as they apply to green roofs
- Identify appropriate applications of various plant and growing media types for your green roof project
- Understand the unique technical requirements for growing media and vegetation on green roofs
- Understand the potential implementation issues related to plant care and growing media contamination.


For more information:

Contact Name: Training Department
Phone: 1-416-971-4494 ext 228
E-mail: training (at)

Additional Contacts & Websites:

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities website -

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