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.... A Botanical Approach to Urban Greening ....

Erik, Fytogreen own botanist, explores challenges for urban greening for 2020 and beyond

Erik C. van Zuilekom

DESIGNER, BOTANIST & QUALITY MANAGER

 

Within this blog we will be exploring the in depth requirements and expertise necessary to provide sustainable greening for 2020 and beyond.

Erik is Fytogreen's in house botanist, has a BA in Environmental Studies, Bachelor of Science in Botany and a Diploma in Landscape Design, and has been at the forefront of many of Fytogreen's evolving greening technologies.

 

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United Natures Design

Vertical Garden Biodiversity

By fytogreen | March 24, 2021

Observing vertical gardens, we are frequently immersed in those aspects of gardens which are immediately observable, notably foliage, planting densities and the often-dramatic contrast between the hard, smooth, built environment and the lush, complex, textures and movement provided by vegetation.Vertical Garden Biodiversity What the eye sees often belies the complexity and multi-dimensionality of what lies…

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Evolving Roof Garden Biodiversity

By fytogreen | December 2, 2020

  Roof gardens are inherently specialized. They are a departure from terrestrial gardens on a range of levels, notably height above ground, reduced available rooting volumes, changes in growing media to suit use on structures and just as importantly, the stresses imposed upon plants that are grown above- and on “the edge” of buildings. Plants…

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