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Mississauga Celebration Square 10 Years Later: Silva Cell Case Study

– The 37,280 square meters that make up the Mississauga City Hall plaza were transformed in 2011. – The square added 30 trees in raised gardens and by design brought two previously separated areas together. – Ten years later and the Autumn Blaze Maples (Acer × freemanii) have grown exponentially since they were installed. The… More

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What is Soil Structure and Why is it Important?

A previous blog entry, Healthy Soils for Healthy Trees, discussed the importance of preserving soil structure from being destroyed by compaction. Together, soil texture and soil structure have the greatest influence on pore space in soil, and how easily air, water, and roots can move through a soil. Many people are aware of what soil… More

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A Steep Slope in Seattle: A Silva Cell Case Study

– At Fifth Avenue and Madison Street, five blocks from the Seattle waterfront, three trees are thriving on a steep urban incline. – The trio was given proper soil volume to maximize their canopy potential and create a more durable street and sidewalk for a heavily trafficked downtown area, across the street from the Seattle… More

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Greening Palo Alto: A Silva Cell Case Study

– In 2016, a few blocks from the Stanford campus, in Palo Alto’s Evergreen Park district, a new multiuse building was constructed. The project included eight shade trees as part of the streetscape along the sidewalk on Sherman Avenue. – Today, the 70,000 ft 2 office space and condominium building boasts a streetscape that handles… More

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Using Silva Cells with Green Roofs and On-Structure Applications

DeepRoot’s Silva Cell has been installed in dozens of rooftop projects around the world. Whether it is on top of existing structures such as parking garages, or a garden terrace atop a new construction project, Silva Cells can help create structure, bio-retention for tree roots wherever installed. There are two types of green roof installations,… More

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Using Silva Cells with Green Roofs and On-Structure Applications

DeepRoot’s Silva Cell has been installed in dozens of rooftop projects around the world. Whether it is on top of existing structures such as parking garages, or a garden terrace atop a new construction project, Silva Cells can help create structure, bio-retention for tree roots wherever installed. There are two types of green roof installations,… More

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DeepRoot’s Silva Cell Wins Patent Infringement Case Against GreenBlue Urban

DeepRoot Green Infrastructure and DeepRoot Canada Corp are pleased to announce that on May 28, 2021, the Federal Court of Canada ruled in DeepRoot’s favour and granted its patent infringement lawsuit against GreenBlue Urban. The Court found that GreenBlue Urban’s RootSpace products infringe Canadian Patent Nos. 2,552,348 and 2,829,599 and granted an injunction prohibiting Greenblue… More

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DeepRoot’s Silva Cell Wins Patent Infringement Case Against GreenBlue Urban

DeepRoot Green Infrastructure and DeepRoot Canada Corp are pleased to announce that on May 28, 2021, the Federal Court of Canada ruled in DeepRoot’s favour and granted its patent infringement lawsuit against GreenBlue Urban. The Court found that GreenBlue Urban’s RootSpace products infringe Canadian Patent Nos. 2,552,348 and 2,829,599 and granted an injunction prohibiting Greenblue… More

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