Water Conservation

Colorado Landscapers Incentivize Water Conservation

With outdoor watering in the crosshairs, the ALCC provides clients a way to be part of the solution, not part of the problem.

Turf June 2023 Issue

Exploring landscaping in the era of drought or deluge, the Turf June 2023 issue — The Water Issue — focuses on water conservation, irrigation, sustainable solutions, and more.
ELITE

These Colorado Firms Are 2022 ELITE Award Winners

  Colorado’s landscape industry association, Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC), announced the recipients of its 2022 ELITE Awards. The ELITE Awards is the only...

Southern Californians Urged To Reassess Winter Irrigation Needs & Non-Functional Turf

Regional Drought Emergency declared. Preparing for a fourth consecutive dry year, last week Metropolitan Water District’s Board of Directors declared a Regional Drought Emergency for...
LEED

Landscape Irrigation Tactics for Earning LEED Certification

The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) has long been a compass for the sustainable design, construction, and operation of buildings. The Leadership in...
Advanced Drainage Award

Advanced Drainage Systems Wins Project of the Year Award

The Plastic Pipe Institute’s (PPI) Drainage Division has awarded its 2022 “Project of the Year Award” to Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) for their...
SiteOne University

SiteOne Launches Virtual University for Green Industry Professionals

Prepare for the 2023 season with SiteOne Landscape Supply's one-day virtual university that covers business, irrigation, lighting, hardscaping, pest management, agronomics and golf. Registration...
netafim

Drip Irrigation Used In UK’s First-of-its-Kind Carbon Sequestering Initiative

Netafim, a provider of sustainable precision irrigation solutions and agricultural projects, has announced implementation of its drip irrigation system for a site growing carbon-storing...
water

CA Announces New Water Strategy: 500M Sq. Ft Of Turf To Be Converted By...

Late last week, Governor Newsom of California announced a new comprehensive water supply strategy focusing on accelerated infrastructure projects that would better prepare the...
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Drought, Lawn Removal, & Landscape Watering Survey Released

Nearly 20% of U.S. homeowners with water restrictions have removed lawns, according to a just-released survey from Rachio, a manufacturer of smart irrigation controllers....
Vulcan

Proposed Tax Break For Government Snow Removal Equipment In CA

California Senate Bill 546 proposes an exemption from the state sales and use tax for public entities purchasing dedicated snow removal vehicles.
salt

Study Reveals Salt Is “Sleeping Giant” Of Environmental Threats

A recent study shows salt is the sleeping giant of environmental threats to water and soil. Follow these tips for more responsible road salting as part of snow management.

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Davey facility

Davey Will Recycle Wood Waste Into Biochar Soil Additive At New Facility

Davey Tree Expert Company has opened a biochar facility in East Dundee, IL, that will recycle wood waste from client properties and turn it into an environmentally friendly soil additive, biochar.
Plant pests

USDA Invests $70 Million To Defend Against Plant Pests & Diseases

The USDA is investing $70 million to defend against plant pests and diseases including box tree moth and sudden oak death.

Techo-Bloc Launches 2024 Hardscape Products & Trends

Techo-Bloc's 2024 theme of "Quiet Luxury" seen in new Caffè Crema color, Natural Stone Collection, and Silver Granite color.
McKay Landscape Lighting

Lighting A Lush Landscape

A “Secret Garden” project focuses on plants as highlights.