On a rainy afternoon in early-June, I travelled to the Lawn Tennis Club of Deauville, in Normandy, France, with Denis Lemarié, Rain Bird’s head of sales for North/East France. M...

 

And if, instead of asking the question “Why go for organic gardening”, we were to ask ourselves: “Why use chemical products in the garden?”. Chemical fertilisers?

Whatever material they are made of, sports fields need irrigating; whether they are used for football or rugby matches (on natural grass, stabilised surfaces or synthetic turf), grass or clay tenni...

Health warning: at a time when there is an increase in the use of sports fields with synthetic surfaces containing recycled rubber, do they represent a health risk for the players?  Certain lo...

The life cycle of an irrigation system is composed of several different phases: planning, installation, operation and maintenance. At each stage, every effort should be made to make the work as str...

Today, in an attempt to combat the effects of urban heat islands (UHI), the planners and public policy makers have qualitative information available to enable them to come up with recommendations f...

 

The Longchamp racecourse in Paris is one of the most famous in the world.  It became well-known in part because it has been the venue of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, the p...

 

There are 8 American military cemeteries in France, including Saint-James, covering an area of 14 hectares, which accommodate 4408 memorial headstones; most of the soldiers laid to...

 

Fully aware that water is a scarce and precious resource, some people are implementing ambitious and outstanding projects. Thus, Mr. Mirabelle, owner of a magnificent campsite at S...

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