Green walls in landscape planning – a fast-growing trend!

Créer un mur végétal

Greening vertical surfaces is a fast-growing garden trend, opening the way for new opportunities for landscapers. At the Paysalia Innovations Trophies contest in 2017, Terra Ferma’s Mur Jardin (green wall) won a prize for this innovation. To find out more about integrating green walls into landscape planning, we talked to founder engineer Victor Bourkov, responsible for Terra Ferma’s commercial development and Pierre-Yves Jorcin, qualified architect and landscape gardener, in charge of R&D. Continue reading…

Make the most of mycorrhizal symbiosis when planning landscapes!

Symbiose mycorhizienne et paysagisme

The close relationship between mycorrhizal fungi and plants is a win-win situation! Symbiosis was one of the key concepts of the “Dahlia Pollen Connect” innovation presented by Nova-Flore at Paysalia 2017. To find out more, we talked with Vincent Roullois, R&D manager of Nova-Flora which specializes in the ecological development of green spaces and landscapes and which has been researching mycorrhizal symbiosis for over 4 years. 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…

Landscape contractors: never underestimate the importance of equipment maintenance!

entretien équipement paysagiste

If equipping landscaping contractor crews with correct work gear and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is obvious, the reasons for maintaining it are less so. This problem was discussed at Paysalia 2017 where S20 Equipments presented its innovation – a drying cabinet specifically designed to care for landscaping gear. S20 Equipments Sales Manager Cyrille Loiseau explains why it should be a crucial issue for landscape contractors. Continue reading…