News tagged with landscape architecture

Willow cut-stem growers surveyed

Woody ornamental plants with colorful or unusually shaped stems, buds, flowers, or fruits represent a growing specialty niche in cut flower production markets. These unique plants can be good prospects for ...

Dec 29, 2010 4 / 5 (3) 0

Rising seas, raising hopes

(PhysOrg.com) -- By the end of this century, sea levels in the Netherlands may rise more than 4 feet, a troubling prospect in a country where 70 percent of GNP is produced in protected areas that are below ...

May 05, 2010 3.4 / 5 (7) 1

Using plants to purify canal water

Just south of Rome lie the Pontine Marshes, a vexed part of the Italian countryside. In ancient times, Roman emperors tried unsuccessfully to drain the marshes, something only achieved in the 1930s through a system of massive ...

Apr 07, 2010 4.5 / 5 (4) 2

Urban areas offer hidden biodiversity

(PhysOrg.com) -- Urban areas around the world are places of hidden biodiversity that need to be protected and encouraged through smart urban design, said an authority in green city design.

Mar 23, 2009 not rated yet 0