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Vertical farming – A solution to the growing demand for food?

But first a few words on the history of vertical farming... Before Gilbert Ellis Bailey, PhD invented the phrase “vertical farming” people lived in harmony with nature for thousands of years. Actually, it all started with hanging gardens of Babylon. In ancient Rome in the year ...

Grow bacteria for a clean environment, or how the right landscaping solutions can help

Bioremediation – are you familiar with the process? Bioremediation is a waste management technique that involves using organisms to remove or neutralize pollutants from a contaminated site. Bioremediation is a treatment that uses naturally occurring organisms to break down ...

Green wall: another dimension of a green roof?

Plants have been growing on building façades since the first stone was laid – but living walls represent the next generation. The father of the patent for the idea of a green wall was Stanley Hart White back in 1938. However, it was Patrick Blanc who created the most famous ...

Introducing simple landscaping solutions for big visual effects

There are many places in urban areas where big visual changes can be achieved with the simplest of landscaping solutions – and where carefully implemented ideas can provide welcome relief from the mass of concrete structures in urban areas and at the same time introduce ...

Managing Landscaping – the Californian way

In California, the largest part of all urban water usage goes to landscaping. There, water consumption for outdoor applications can reach as much as 60% of total urban consumption (according to AWWA Research Foundation). Many ongoing initiatives for California's urban landscape ...

Is landscaping in arid areas possible – and successful?

The landscaping industry has been constantly evolving during recent years and is expected to continue to see good growth in the coming years. Wondering why? The answer is simple – because people are becoming more particular about maintaining their yards and environments, both ...

Why does urban green infrastructure matter?

Let's take a closer look at Europe1 (with similar trends worldwide): 75% of Europeans – and well more in the future – live in or around cities. City dwellers are exposed to pollutant levels exceeding EU air quality standards, in particular particulate matter (PM) and ozone (O3), ...
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