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96 pct of S. Koreans Think Apartment Complexes Should Have Gardens

96 pct of S. Koreans Think Apartment Complexes Should Have Gardens

SEOUL, Apr. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey has revealed that most South Koreans think that apartment complexes need vegetable gardens. The Rural Development Administration (RDA) released the results of a survey on Monday conducted from April to July last year. According to the survey of 586 adults aged 19 or older, 95.6 percent, [...]

Korea Builds National Tree Garden in Administrative Capital

Korea Builds National Tree Garden in Administrative Capital

SEJONG, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – A groundbreaking ceremony for the National Central Arboretum in Sejong, South Korea’s de facto administrative capital, was held on Wednesday.  The 649,000-square-meter garden will comprise of three major sections: a community and participation zone, for various culture, art, and recreational activities; an exhibition zone, for the display and observation [...]

Suncheon Environment Art Festival to Highlight Iconic Garden

Suncheon Environment Art Festival to Highlight Iconic Garden

SUNCHEON, Oct. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – The Suncheon Bay International Eco-Environmental Art Festival (SEEAF) is set to take off on November 18, highlighting the iconic Suncheon Bay National Garden through artistic means.  The 1.1 million-square-foot garden was formed in 2013 to stop urban development from damaging a natural landmark, Suncheon Bay. With a total of [...]

Paul Potts Performs at Korea’s National Garden

Paul Potts Performs at Korea’s National Garden

SUNCHEON, South Korea, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Paul Potts, the former cellphone salesman turned world-famous opera singer, performed Tuesday at the 2016 Suncheon Bay International Symphony Festival at the city’s iconic Suncheon Bay National Garden.  The garden was established in 2014, after 1.12 square kilometers of natural habitat was converted into a conservation area. [...]

Rooftop Garden in S. Korea Recognized by Guinness as World’s Largest

Rooftop Garden in S. Korea Recognized by Guinness as World’s Largest

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The rooftop garden at the government complex in Sejong, central South Korea, has been officially recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s largest garden on a rooftop to date, government officials said Monday.  Government officials, including Vice Interior Minister Kim Sung-lyul, unveiled a monument on the roof to [...]