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What it’s like to mow the largest grass roof in Canada (VIDEO)

Vancouver Convention Centre roof boasts six acres of lawn that needs mowing once a year
Landscaping crews mow the green roof at Vancouver Convention Centre once a year. It takes about two
Landscaping crews mow the green roof at Vancouver Convention Centre once a year. It takes about two weeks to trim and mow the six-acre living roof. File photo Dan Toulgoet

Every fall, before the rainy season kicks into soggy overdrive, landscaping crews take to the green roof of the Vancouver Convention Centre for its annual mow.

Last October, the Courier got a firsthand look of what it takes to mow Canada’s largest green roof and the spectacular views it provides.

See for yourself with the video we shot below.