Using community gardens for insertion: an ideal way to fight exclusion

Jardin d'insertion

Insertion gardens are for people excluded from society or the workplace. They create a space where people can talk to each other, learn something new and even train for finding a job in green space maintenance. Community gardens for insertion are ideal for supporting social actions from which everyone can benefit. Here are some examples of how insertion gardens can be fruitful! Continue reading…

Choosing the right natural stone when creating a green space

Choisir pierre naturelle pour un espace vert

As good indoors as out, landscapers and interior decorators find everything they need in natural stone! But like plants, several factors have to be considered when choosing the right stone for designing green spaces. To help you with your choice we asked landscape architect Sophie Labouré who designed the Paysalia and Rocalia 2017 visit preparation center for some technical advice. Continue reading…

Ecological compost for new green space maintenance methods

Peat used to be a “must” in compost but it is a limited and non-renewable resource on a human scale. The good news is that compost also meets sustainable development logic! Paysalia met with Emmanuel Ranger, a technical sales representative at Florentaise, a company the imagination of which is as fertile as the new generation composts it invents and showed at Paysalia 2017. Continue reading…