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It isn’t just Hob­bit houses that have grass roofs. More and more peo­ple are in­ter­ested in build­ing ‘eco-friendly’ houses with ‘green’ roofs that are cov­ered in plants. A green roof keeps a house cool in sum­mer and warm in win­ter so it is very en­ergy ef­fi­cient. A green roof also ab­sorbs rain, which is a good thing be­cause it helps pre­vent floods and wa­ter pol­lu­tion.

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