companion plants

Companion Plantings For Better Vegetables From DripWorks

Did you know that certain plants can grow better together? Recently, companion planting has made a resurgence from those trying to stay away from...
Landscape As Ecosystem

The Landscape As Ecosystem

How to foster Nature’s inherent beauty— from small yards to large meadows.
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Got Your Goat.. Or Sheep? Four Solutions For Sustainable Grounds

Got Your Goat.. Or Sheep? An ESFM facility executive offers four ideas for greener grounds implemented at their corporate clients.
new plants 2023

New Plants & Ideas For 2023

New plants introduced each year help landscapers push the envelope of design. Here are award-winning, trialed, top choices for 2023.
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Best Selling Landscape Plants & Trees From GoMaterials

In 2022, GoMaterials helped source thousands of plants and trees for hundreds of landscaping projects. Here's the favorites.
western bumble bee

New Study Shows 57% Decline In Western Bumble Bee—And Why

  The western bumble bee was once common in western North America, but increasing temperatures, drought, and pesticide use have contributed to a 57% decline...

New Burpee Stars Of The 2023 Vegetable Garden

Do you plant vegetable gardens for clients as part of your landscaping services? Or do you intersperse edibles with other perennials and herbs? Or...
books

Two New Garden & Landscape Books Cover Water Shortage Issues

DRY CLIMATE GARDENING By Noelle Johnson ∙ Publishing March 7, 2023 Author and desert horticulturist Noelle Johnson, also known as AZ Plant Lady, delivers all the...
AIB

America In Bloom (AIB) Programs Transform Towns

Communities wanting to become more beautiful and vibrant are invited to enroll in the 2023 America in Bloom (AIB) programs, which focus on transforming...
Colorado landscape

Evergreen Enchantment In A Colorado Landscape

Four-season beauty at a rustic mountain home. There’s a famous quote attributed to Heraclitus: “No man ever steps in the same river twice. For it’s...

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...
pollinators

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Launches Center For Pollinator Conservation

  Earlier this month, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service launched the Center for Pollinator Conservation to address the decline of pollinator populations across North...

Can Plants Help With COVID-19 Treatment?

Here's news for all you plant enthusiasts: Scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) recently announced that plants could...

Using Native Plants To Blur The Line Between Park & Preserve

  When completed, the world-class 20-acre Phipps Ocean Park in Palm Beach will immerse visitors in an environment exclusively featuring Florida’s native flora and fauna...
World Cup

World Cup-Worthy Turfgrass

  While the rest of the world watches the action on the field at the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, turf professionals will have another...
GreenKeeper

Registration Open For GreenKeeper Turfgrass Education Courses

Deadline to register for Introductory Certificate is December 31. GreenKeeper University is an online educational program that offers courses in the field of turfgrass science,...
pollinator

Pollinator License Plate To Fund Wildflower Highway Habitats

Here's another way to support pollinators: Pennsylvania drivers and motorists who want to encourage  pollinators will soon be able to buy specialty license plates...
clover

Don’t Call It A Comeback

Clover's been here for years, but Miniclover® is getting a new look as an alternative to a traditional lawn. The traditional lawn — neat, green,...

13 Facts About Bats For Halloween!

  They’ve been called creepy, scary and spooky, but bats are an important species that impact our daily lives. From pollinating our favorite fruits to...
War on Pests

The War On Pests : From Spotted Lanternfly To… Pythons!

Landscape professionals have been at war with pests since the dawn of time. From the emerald ash borer hiding its eggs within healthy trees...
ALB

USDA’s Most Recent Plans For Eliminating Asian Longhorned Beetle

Currently, 278.3 square miles are under federal quarantine for Asian longhorned beetle in Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, and South Carolina. Here's what to look for.
Buddleia Violet

Outsmarting Invasives

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

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[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®.
John Deere P-Tier

John Deere Debuts Five New P-Tier Models & Three New Attachments

John Deere introduces the 330 and 334 P-Tier Skid Steer Loaders, the 331, 333 and 335 P-Tier Compact Track Loaders to market.
Aspire Brava

Aspire Pavers by Brava Debuts Four New Paver Products

Aspire Pavers by Brava has introduced the Bullnose with Legs, Bullnose Corner, Transition with Legs, and Transition Corner new paver products.
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.
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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.