The theme for the Carré des Jardiniers 2019 garden contest: The Village Place

La place du village, thème du concours Carré des Jardiniers 2019

For the Carré des Jardiniers garden contest in 2019 reserved for professional gardeners, the topic of the “Village Place” will honor all the public and above all social spaces which, for millennia, connect us to each other and encourage us to remake the world… It is landscape designers who are responsible for crafting these unique majestic, rustic, modern or intimate public and landscape planning! Continue reading…

Discover an effective urban reforestation method for communities!

Reboisement urbain et création d'espaces verts

The idea of planting woodlands in urban areas is slowly gaining ground. The ecological city of Lyon (France), which hosts the Paysalia show for landscaping professionals, has planted a 5.5 hectares forest on its city center (1) ! Although green cities understand the urgency of urban reforestation for the health of residents, they are however confronted with major difficulties in terms of time and space. An eco-city planning challenge met by ingenious landscaping professionals. Continue reading…

Green cities. The last rampart in the disappearance of birds from towns

La ville verte pour contrer la disparition des oiseaux

Alarm bells are ringing all over Europe! The urban bird population is in freefall! The number of house sparrows, one of the most common species in urban areas, has fallen by 73% in Paris in 13 years, 60% in 20 years in Prague, and 60% in 25 years in Finland (1). All over Germany, bird species fell by 15% (3). Public authorities and landscape contractors are in the front line for providing a range of solutions. Continue reading…