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ISHS Acta Horticulturae 643

International Conference on Urban Horticulture

Convener   J.-B. Baechtiger 
Editors   R. Junge-Berberovic, J.-B. Baechtiger, W.J. Simpson 
Publication
date  
31 January 2004 
ISBN   9066055170 
ISSN   0567-7572 
Number of articles   41 
Volumes  
Place   Waedenswil, Switzerland 
Table of contents:
FOREWORD AND PREFACE (J.-B. Bächtiger, R. Junge, The ISHS Board of Directors)
DIVERSITY OF LIVING PLANT COLLECTIONS IN GERMAN SPEAKING COUNTRIES - ASSESSMENT, PROBLEMS AND THE CONCEPT OF 'NATIONAL COLLECTIONS' (F. Klingenstein, W. Lobin)
HORTICULTURE AND THE INVASIVE PLANT SPECIES ISSUE (E. Weber)
DEVELOPMENTS IN PLANTS FOR PRIVATE GARDENS AND PUBLIC PLANTINGS (G. Fortgens)
PLANT SELECTION, DEVELOPMENT AND PRESERVATION IN NORTH AMERICA (R. Herman)
PLANT USE IN DESERT CLIMATES - LOOKING FORWARD TO SUSTAINABLE PLANTING IN THE NEGEV AND OTHER WORLD DESERTS (B. Kotzen)
ORNAMENTAL HERBACEOUS VEGETATION FOR PUBLIC PLACES IN MARITIME CLIMATES - POTENTIAL AND PROBLEMS (N. Kingsbury)
CREATING PRAIRIE MEADOW ECOSYSTEMS AS THE NEW AMERICAN LAWN (N. Diboll)
GENEROUS USE OF PERENNIALS (P. Pelz)
AESTHETICS AND PRACTICE OF TOPIARY ART (E.R. Ruemler)
THE EFFECTS OF THE FIRM'S STRUCTURE AND STYLE OF WORK ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF URBAN LANDSCAPE IDEAS (M. Hauri, M.-N. Adolph)
PHILOSOPHICAL AND PRACTICAL CHALLENGES TO THE DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT OF PLANTINGS IN URBAN GREENSPACE IN THE 21st CENTURY (J. Hitchmough)
THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN AUSTRALIAN STYLE IN AUSTRALIAN URBAN LANDSCAPING (R. Mibus, I.J. Shepherd)
STUDY OF ROOT INVASION OF SEWER PIPES AND POTENTIAL AMELIORATIVE TECHNIQUES (O. Pohls, N.G. Bailey, P.B. May)
CHARACTERISTICS OF URBAN PARK TREES IN HONG KONG IN RELATION TO GREENSPACE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT (C.Y. Jim)
SPONTANEOUS PLANT SPECIES IN CITIES AS CONSEQUENCE OF URBAN HORTICULTURE: HOW TO VALUE THIS CONTRIBUTION TO BIODIVERSITY? (M. Richter, I. Vršek)
ECOLOGICAL AND BIOLOGICAL FEATURES OF ARTIFICIAL LAKES IN PUBLIC GREEN AREAS (I. Vršek, K. Karlović, S. Morić, V. Židovec, D. Franić)
SINGLE STRATUM, HUMUSLESS STREET TREE SUBSTRATES (P. Schönfeld)
EFFECT OF SALTS ON ORNAMENTAL GROUND COVERS FOR GREEN URBAN AREAS (M. Devecchi, D. Remotti)
PLANNED OR BY CHANCE? - MIXED PERENNIAL PLANTING FOLLOWING A PLANTING PLAN AND BY RANDOM MIXTURE (U.J. Messer)
HIGH-VALUE URBAN OPEN SPACES - DREAMPARK ENKÖPING, SWEDEN (S. Mattson)
URBAN HORTICULTURE IN THE CONTEMPORARY UNITED STATES: PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY BENEFITS (H.P. Hynes, G. Howe)
EFFECT OF CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES WITH NATURE, INCLUDING PLANTING TREES, ON ADULT UNDERSTANDING OF TREES IN CITIES (V.I. Lohr)
EDEN PROJECT, A LIVING THEATRE OF PEOPLE AND PLANTS - INCLUSIVE APPROACHES TO PUBLIC COMMUNICATION AND INVOLVEMENT (J. Stoneham)
ALLERGIES AND PLANT USAGE - THE ALLERGOLOGICAL GARDENS IN THE BAD LIPPSPRINGE COMMUNICATION PARK (V. Seyfang)
THERAPEUTIC GARDENS - DEFICIENCIES AND POTENTIALS (A. Niepel)
FOCAL POINTS ON THE UTILISATION OF RETIREMENT CENTRE GARDENS (R. Schneiter-Ulmann)
EDEN ALTERNATIVE: THE EXPERIENCE OF RESIDENTS IN AN "EDENIZED" NURSING HOME (E. Kiyota, J. Oliver Selfridge)
AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION AND URBAN AGRICULTURE (R. Schertenleib, D. Forster, H. Belevi)
FOOD FOR THE CITIES: URBAN AGRICULTURE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (A.W. Drescher)
FOOD PRODUCTION IN CITIES (S. Ghosh)
ROOFTOP GARDENING AS A STRATEGY OF URBAN AGRICULTURE FOR FOOD SECURITY: THE CASE OF DHAKA CITY, BANGLADESH (K.M. Shariful Islam)
WASTEWATER TREATMENT IN THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT (R. Junge-Berberovic, A. Graber)
REDUCING FAECAL GERMS IN MUNICIPAL SEWAGE USING PLANTED SOIL FILTERS: INITIAL RESULTS OF A PILOT PLANT SYSTEM (O. Baeder-Bederski, P. Kuschk, P. Mosig, R.A. Müller, M. Borneff-Lipp, M. Dürr)
PLANTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL NOISE BARRIERS (B. Kotzen)
THE IMPACT OF DESIGN ON TRAFFIC NOISE CONTROL IN AN URBAN PARK (M. Papafotiou, J. Chronopoulos, A. Tsiotsios, K. Mouzakis, G. Balotis)
LOW MAINTENANCE PLANTING OF STEEP NOISE BARRIER WALL SYSTEMS (A. Eppel-Hotz)
GREEN ROOFS - HOW NATURE RETURNS TO THE CITY (S. Brenneisen)
GOOD REASONS FOR ROOF PLANTING - GREEN ROOFS AND RAINWATER (W. Kolb)
ANNUALS AND SEDUM-CUTTINGS IN SEED-MIXTURES FOR EXTENSIVE ROOF GARDENS (W. Kircher)
THE EFFECT OF SUBSTRATE DEPTH AND SUPPLEMENTARY WATERING ON THE GROWTH OF NINE HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS IN A SEMI-EXTENSIVE GREEN ROOF (N. Dunnett, A. Nolan)
COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT ROOF GARDEN SUBSTRATES AND THEIR IMPACT ON PLANT GROWTH (P. Nektarios, P. Tsiotsiopoulou, I. Chronopoulos)
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