John Craven opens new plant growing system at Paignton Zoo
Television presenter John Craven, of BBC Countryfile, is to open an innovative new plant growing system at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, on Wednesday, September 30. (From a press release)
The VertiCrop sustainable hydroponics installation is the first of its kind in Europe and the first in a zoo or botanic garden anywhere in the world.
The zoo has teamed up with the developers of VertiCrop, Valcent Products (eu) ltd., based in Launceston, a company at the forefront of global efforts to find new ways of growing plants in a world of rapidly-diminishing resources.
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