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Old 11-18-2014, 02:55 AM
 
Location: UK & Pakistan
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hey friends


I have almost 700 sqft of roof and I am planning of investing on kitchen gardening. I have seen people growing vegetables for their own daily needs and this thing is very fascinating. I believe spending money on growing vegetables would be a good plan for me because I am not good at daily exercise and my job is also a 9 to 5 one so why not I try eating healthy and organic foods.

If anyone have been doing this please share your experience here. How much I have to invest if I want to plant, potato, tomato, garlic, onions, cabbage and spinach (my favorite). Also tell me, do I need any expertise or help in growing vegetables ?


thanks
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Old 11-18-2014, 03:10 PM
 
Location: SoCal
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An important thing to investigate is how much additional weight your roof can handle.
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Old 11-18-2014, 05:44 PM
 
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Right now, I am successfully growing snow on my roof. I have a white thumb.
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Old 11-19-2014, 09:22 AM
 
Location: SoCal
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Snow weighs approximately 1/10 compared to water. Just warning not to use that for an estimate of how much additional weight a roof can hold.

I moved out of snow's natural habitat. :-D
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Old 11-19-2014, 10:46 AM
 
Location: Yellow cottage, green doors.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMLaTfVW_g4
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Old 11-19-2014, 02:17 PM
 
Location: UK & Pakistan
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An important thing to investigate is how much additional weight your roof can handle.

ok that is good point. Construction work is still in progress at my home so I will ask first thing in morning about weight. Thanks
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Old 11-19-2014, 02:19 PM
 
Location: UK & Pakistan
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Right now, I am successfully growing snow on my roof. I have a white thumb.


Very funny

Keep it up then
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