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LH Introduces Vertical Garden and Purification Plant Bench at Public Housing

LH Introduces Vertical Garden and Purification Plant Bench at Public Housing

SEOUL, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Vertical gardens and a plant purification benches will be built at public housing complexes. The Korea Land and Housing Corp. (LH) said Sunday that it will introduce vertical gardens for public housing by applying an “automated irrigation system” that can automatically water plants according to the temperature. A vertical [...]

Trial Cultivation of 32 Species of Subtropical Plants in S. Chungcheong Province

Trial Cultivation of 32 Species of Subtropical Plants in S. Chungcheong Province

YESAN, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Chungcheongnam-do Agricultural Research and Extension Services (CNARES) in Yesan County, South Chungcheong Province is piloting the cultivation of subtropical crops such as papaya and water spinach. Since May, CNARES has set up a demonstration farm of subtropical crops to grow 9 kinds of fruits, 15 kinds of green vegetables [...]

Painful Vestiges of Japanese Colonial Era Left Behind in National Parks

Painful Vestiges of Japanese Colonial Era Left Behind in National Parks

SEJONG, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea National Park Service introduced painful traces and memories of Japanese colonial era ahead of National Liberation Day (Aug. 15) at Odaesan (Mount Odae) National Park and Hallyeohaesang National Marine Park. During the colonial period, there were many slash-and-burn farmers on Mount Odae, who set fire to the [...]

Jeungpyeong’s Traditional Culture Popular Among Foreign Tourists

Jeungpyeong’s Traditional Culture Popular Among Foreign Tourists

JEUNGPYEONG, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Located in Jeungpyeong County, North Chungcheong Province, a “paste-ripening village” has become popular among foreign tourists who want to experience South Korea’s traditional culture. According to Jeungpyeong county, the village has seen a large increase in foreign tourists since last year after foreigners who visited the area started to [...]