If you have ever caught yourself looking up in awe at the greenery cascading down from Sydney’s Central Park building, Westfield’s Warringah Mall, or Melbourne Sky Park, you might wonder how on earth those plants are so securely fastened in their place. But if you take a closer look, you’ll see a carefully thought-out framework…
Landscape and Greening
There are 1,384 plant species and subspecies listed as threatened at a national level. Twelve Australian plant species are considered probably extinct and a further 21 species possibly extinct, while 206 are officially listed as critically endangered.
Ever wondered which city in Australia is the leafiest?
For the first time, a national artificial Intelligence data analysis has been carried out to rank tree coverage across Australia’s capital cities and residential areas.
Peter Cundall, most known to Australians as the former face of ABC’s Gardening Australia, was a fierce environmentalist who fought for decades to protect Tasmania’s wilderness. The English-born horticulturalist taught us all to love organic gardening, getting our hands in the dirt and growing our own food. He was also a fierce environmentalist who urged…
In a move that is making the rest of Australia green with envy, Melbourne, which arguably claims to be the culture capital of Australia, is set to gain a restaurant, bar as part of the new $3 million Skygarden rooftop venture launched in Melbourne last week.
Nature strips, urban canopy or pocket parks –they’re desirable to most people. But ensuring they become part of urban life requires collaboration and clear guidelines.