Work begins on Barclays Center's rooftop garden

Work has begun to make the Barclays Center rooftop go green. Crews began installing easy-to-maintain plants called sedum on the arena's roof.

Crews began installing easy-to-maintain plants called sedum on the arena's roof.

Crews began installing easy-to-maintain plants called sedum on the arena's roof. (5/6/15)

BROOKLYN - Work has begun to make the Barclays Center rooftop go green.

Crews began installing easy-to-maintain plants called sedum on the arena's roof.

Forest City Ratner Companies, which owns Barclays Center, says the project will bring much-needed benefits to the community.

The plants will cover 135,000 square feet of the arena's rooftop.

The project is expected to be completed by the fall.

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