NO-SPRAY GREENING

24 October 2017

What follows, makes so much sense it will become best practice. It’s a problem solver. A budget saver. And it’s such a brilliant way to refresh abused public open spaces, people actually go out of their way to comment on it. Vince Cusumano is currently Senior Coordinator Park, Policy, Trees & Natural Areas for Blacktown […]

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Synergy

From Obsolete Tank to… THIS!

If you look closely you’ll spot a whisper of the original tank wall peeking above the graphics. It hints at the smart design behind this award winning project. Imagine you suddenly found yourself in the new Booran Road Play Space in Melbourne’s City of Glen Eira. Then try to suppose you hadn’t already heard about […]

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WE’RE CELEBRATING

Twenty-five years ago, TerraCottem didn’t exist. Dr Willem Van Cotthem at the University of Ghent was poised to discover TerraCottem’s base model: the fore-runner of a soil conditioner that’s made a success of projects around the world ever since. Back then, Van Cotthem’s team (from the Laboratory of Plant Morphology, Systematics and Ecology) were running […]

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THE MORE YOU KNOW, THE MORE FLOWERS YOU GROW

At the risk of stating the obvious, if you like what you do, then you tend to get better at it. And as the years roll along, the expertise you build up makes your work life more interesting – and the results even better. Here’s a good example, the proof in just one person’s path […]

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GREENING SINGAPORE EVEN MORE

A few weeks’ back, three of the Australasian TerraCottem team popped over to Singapore for Green UrbanScape Asia, aka GUSA. Given Singapore’s reputation as an astonishing garden city-state, the conference and expo’s theme – intense nature in cities – made perfect sense. Tarrant Baguely and Rick and Tim Sharpe share their observations… Tarrant, better known […]

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