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Review of major intl gardening expos in China

The International Horticultural Exposition opened in the coastal city of Qingdao in east China's Shandong Province on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2014/4/25 21:40:06

Building a legacy set to last

Few architects in the world have been as dedicated to designing residential buildings than the late Japanese architect Kazuo Shinohara, who died in 2006. Even fewer have summarized their thought in such a systematic way, or had such a lasting legacy.
Source: Global Times | 2014/4/23 18:28:01

People of Dong ethnic group prepare for get-together in C China

People of the Dong ethnic group prepare for their get-together banquet in Tongdao Dong Autonomous County, central China's Hunan Province, April 17, 2014. Some 1000 tourists took part in a traditional get-together banquet, in which various dishes were offered by every local family.
Source: Xinhua | 2014/4/18 17:29:46

Gardening is a budding market

As urbanization speeds up in China, people are finding themselves further and further away from nature. But along with growing awareness of low-carbon lifestyles, food safety and environment protection, more people are getting into gardening at home, whether it's tending a few pots or a larger balcony garden.
Source: Global Times | 2011/10/25 22:41:32

Waste not, want not

The upcoming weekend will witness a huge party celebrating eco-friendly lifestyles at the Cool Docks. The annual Eco Design Fair is this time being staged under the theme of waste reduction and will feature green products and ideas covering fashion, energy, well-being, home, gardening, transport and food.
Source: Global Times | 2013/4/11 17:53:01

Gardening in miniature

Busy urbanites looking to add a touch more greenery to their lives without having to sacrifice time tending to a plant should look no further than a moss terrarium. Not only are they extremely low maintenance, moss terrariums are like a magical little forest that you can bring inside your home or office.
Source: Global Times | 2014/2/24 16:53:01