Buddleia Violet

Outsmarting Invasives

Today’s low seed set sterile cultivars are not your parent’s Bradford Pears.

New Study Suggests Some Annual Varieties Support Pollinators Better Than Others

A new study suggests some annuals support pollinators much better than others. Here are the popular winners.

Arbor Day: Canopy Report Reveals America’s Favorite Tree & More

On this Arbor Day 2024, did you know that If trees could talk, Americans would want them to sound like Morgan Freeman? This and more serious statistics can be found in the "The Canopy Report," a new consumer report on how America sees trees by The Arbor Day Foundation.

Earth Day: Join The Initiative To Reduce Plastic Plant Pots

An astounding 95-98% of plastic horticultural pots end up in landfills. The Healthy Pots, Healthy Plants initiative is trying to change that.
Specifying Landscape Plants

What’s Your Ecoregion?

Native plant enthusiasts point to Ecoregions as a guide to specifying landscape plants that will thrive in a given location.
Permaculture

Permaculture Principles

Permaculture offers sustainable landscaping techniques, and a way to approach and interact with landscapes in a growing environmental crisis.
eclipse

Eclipse 2024: Plant Reactions & Ways To Watch

In the 2017 eclipse, bees stopped buzzing and returned to their hives. Plants such as oxalis and mimosa opened and closed their leaves in response to the light and temperature.

Get To Know Natives: Kintzley’s Ghost Honeysuckle

Kintzley's Ghost Honeysuckle is deer-resistant, drought-resistant, attracts pollinators, and is non-invasive—with a highly interesting back story.
GrowVeg

April 1 News: How To Grow M&Ms In Your Garden!

Want to grow M&Ms in your garden? Popular Youtube channel, GrowVeg, explains how to sow and space your chocolate plants correctly, and demonstrates key techniques.
Stumpy

Final Bloom Of Beloved “Stumpy” Cherry Tree Is National News

Stumpy, a scraggly cherry tree who became beloved as a symbol of resilience during the pandemic, is marking its last Spring. Seawall rehabilitation of the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. will require its removal in May.
Lakeside Landscape Project:

Lakeside Landscape Project: Manitou Watch

Twin Bay Landscaping designs dunegrasses, a boardwalk, and cozy gathering spaces to honor the lake life.
spotted lanternfly nymphs

It’s Spring! Get A Jump On Invasive Insects With These USDA Updates

Today's the first day of Spring and along with greening turfgrass, singing birds, and blooming daffodils, are the far less welcome signs of warming temperatures—the return of hungry invasive insects.
Pesticides and Pollinators

Pesticides & Pollinators

Pollinators are a vital resource that can potentially be impacted by application of pesticides. Expert tips on how to find a balance.

Glow-In-The-Dark Firefly™ Petunias Will Light Gardens This Spring!

Firefly™ petunias, a groundbreaking bioluminescent plant developed by Light Bio, is now available for pre-order in the U.S.
Hydrangea

New Plants & Trends For 2024

Refresh customer landscapes with stunning new plant varieties and most-wanted ideas.
turfgrass in transition

Turfgrass In The Transition Zone

Hotter summers, fluctuating rainfall, new grass varieties... is turfgrass in transition?

New National Seed Strategy To Ensure Native Plant Supply

Nearly $18 million will be provided to ensure ready sources of native seeds and advance a new National Seed Strategy Keystone Initiative.
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.
Vectorworks 2024

Vectorworks 2024 3 Blooms With Possibilities For Landscape Design

Global design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. announces the third update to its Vectorworks 2024 product line. In addition to performance improvements that elevate the overall quality of the software, the update also debuts a new integration with the online plant database and Vectorworks Partner Network member PlantMaster.
deer damage in landscapes

Deterring Deer

Looking to address deer damage in landscapes? Many experts agree that prevention is more effective than changing existing feeding behaviors.
Buddleia Violet

Outsmarting Invasives

Today’s low seed set sterile cultivars are not your parent’s Bradford Pears.

Arbor Day: Canopy Report Reveals America’s Favorite Tree & More

On this Arbor Day 2024, did you know that If trees could talk, Americans would want them to sound like Morgan Freeman? This and more serious statistics can be found in the "The Canopy Report," a new consumer report on how America sees trees by The Arbor Day Foundation.

Featured Videos

[VIDEO] Dickies®: Discover Workwear That’s Anything But Uniform

Looking for uniform solutions for your large team? An unmatched inventory and versatile looks are just a few reasons why companies trust Dickies®.

Volvo CE Launches Updated L30 & L35 Compact Wheel Loaders

Customers looking for 1.3–1.6 yd3(1.0–1.2 m3) bucket capacity or 2.4- to 2.6-ton fork payload will experience faster work cycles, improved maneuverability, tractive force and performance.
Design-Build Equipment

Get Equipped: Design-Build Equipment

From trenchers to compact track loaders and excavators, this assortment of design-build equipment will help your professional lawn care and landscaping services team get the job done.
Autonomous Snow Plow

Remote-Operated, Autonomous Industrial Snow Plow Hits The Market

Teleo and Storm Equipment have introduced America’s only remote-operated and autonomous industrial snow plow.
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.