Category Green News

Plants People Planet Journal v.01 released

We rely on plants for food, shelter, fuel and fibres for clothing, for our gardens, landscape, and artistic inspiration. We live on a planetwhere life is powered by plants through photosynthesis, on land andin the sea; plants connect all of us. Human civilisation exists because of plants.

Plants, People, Planet,a cross-disciplinary Open Access journal, launches today with its first issue. Plants, People, Planet will publish peer-reviewed articles, opinion and review that focuses on the connections between plant science and society. The new journal aims to celebrate everything new, innovative and exciting in plant sciences that are relevant to society and peoples’ daily lives.

Issue1 of Plants,People, Planet,which will be published today, includes insights into the unbreakable bon...

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World’s Largest Botanical Garden To-Be (Oman)

The Middle Eastern country of Oman is set to be the location of what will be the worlds largest botanic garden.As the brainchild of Haley Sharpe DesignArup  and  Grimshaw, the future Oman Botanic Gardens will include 8 habitats, a green forest area, and extensive research and visitor facilities.

The architecture, engineering, landscaping, and interpretive design in a scheme of over 1,000+ acres Construction begins in 2018, but in the meantime, you can see images of the proposed project below.


Images: Haley Sharpe Design

The gardens, with guidance offered by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said will celebrate the country’s botanic diversity in the foothills of the Al Hajar Mountains...

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Economic benefits of your house garden?

A HOUSE is likely to sell faster when it has a beautiful garden than a property that without plants. An interesting garden can help you achieve high-value returns.

A recent report found that a broad-leafed tree located on a street verge in front of a home increases the median property price by about AUS $16,889 (that’s RM52939.04).

Some popular ways to elevate your property’s value before auctioning or selling it is to give the walls a new lick of paint and repair any damaged areas to woo potential buyers.

But, according to University of Queensland researcher Lyndal Plant, we can add “planting a few trees” to the pre-sale agenda, which makes a solid economic case for retaining or increasing the amount of greenery in our area.

Her research was to help justify investment in leafy stree...

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Agri Malaysia 2017

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Landscape Show 2017 (London)

LANDSCAPE – The Industry Trade Show
19th & 20th September 2017,
Battersea Park,
London www.landscapeshow.co.uk

 

LANDSCAPE is the UK’s leading trade event, dedicated to bringing the industry together

Established as the essential trade event, LANDSCAPE attracts garden designers, landscape architects, landscape contractors, local authority landscaping professionals, architects, facilities managers and interior designers from all over the UK and beyond.

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30 Stunning Landscapes

Abraham Lake (Canada)

Abraham Lake (Canada)
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National Flower – Hibiscus

MERDEKA! MERDEKA! MERDEKA !

The spirit of this word will soon resonate in our country as we celebrate National Day on 31,August 2016

Do you know stories about our country national flower (Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis)?

Hibiscus is derived from the Greek word hibiskos. Belonging to a family of flowering plants known as Malvaceae, it has few hundreds of species which are native to tropical and sub-tropical weather. Colours range from white to yellow, peach, pink and red.

Our national flower is the ‘Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis’ with a red colour flower. In the Tunku Abdul Rahman Memorial(Kuala Lumpur), stands a plaque which explains the symbolism of this species of hibiscus as our national flower...

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Urban Farming at Work in Tokyo

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One Decade Changing Views on Global Warming (2006-2016)

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Paris Climate Change Agreements

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Earth Hour2016 Night Walk

Come! Join the Malaysia Earth Hour 2016 Night Walk @ P.J. & Penang

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