Roots: Aaron McIntire

Get to Know Aaron McIntire

Aaron McIntire is senior project manager at Gunn Landscape Architecture, a landscape architecture practice based in New York City and the Hamptons. The firm...
A Sneak Peek at 2016’s Hot Outdoor Colors

A Sneak Peek at 2016’s Hot Outdoor Colors

How do you feel about beige? It's a nice neutral. There are many shades of beige. It goes with any color. One can't really complain...
Does it Pay to Give Away Design Services?

Does it Pay to Give Away Design Services?

"No more for free!" That's Stephanie Armetta's business mantra. She no longer gives anything away to secure new work for Solutions Landscape Architecture in...
Become a Hardscapes Master

Become a Hardscapes Master

A lot of landscape companies install pavers or do other hardscaping work—but how many are actually masters of the trade? Some of the hardscape professionals...
An Uphill Battle

How Landscape Designers Overcome Terrain Challenges

Not every residential and commercial property has a flat, square stretch of land to design and maintain. Slopes slink toward areas that don't make...
Roots: Frank Mariani||Roots: Frank Mariani

Get to Know Frank Mariani

Since he was in first grade, Frank Mariani helped at his grandfather's nursery — John Fiore & Sons — in West Lake Forest, Illinois....
2016 Outdoor Kitchen Trends

2016 Outdoor Kitchen Trends

Once perceived as a luxury purchase exclusively reserved for custom-made homes, fully equipped outdoor kitchens have evolved into affordable luxuries for consumers who want...
Building Trust

Building Trust Between Contractors and Architects

For many landscape construction contractors, working with landscape architects is a regular part of doing business. And even firms that offer in-house design services...
Drought Tops More People’s Worry Lists

Drought Tops More People’s Worry Lists

Think housing prices, the high cost of living, clogged commutes or crime are worrying Californians lately? Think again. Drought surged to the top of Bay Area...
Roots: Arlena G. Schott

Get to Know Arlena G. Schott

For more than 30 years, Arlena Schott has been "keeping it green" with the ownership and operation of Arlena's Plantscape and Design, as well...

Free “Home Design 3D Outdoor & Garden” app now available

Montreuil, France — Anuman Interactive announces the online release of “Home Design 3D – Outdoor & Garden”. This app, available on iOS and Android,...
Howard K. Freilich

Get to Know Howard K. Freilich

In 1979, Howard K. Freilich, a young, energetic entrepreneur and horticulturalist, founded Blondie's Treehouse Inc. in Westchester, New York, out of the back of...
Contained!

Trends for 2015: Landscape Containers

Landscape containers have moved beyond the patio table and front step. They're often an integral part of many landscape designs, says Susan Cohan, principal...

Get To Know Mark H. Hough

Mark Hough has been the university landscape architect at Duke University since 2000. Olmsted Brothers-designed Duke is an 8,000-acre campus. The Duke Forest comprises...
technology

Designed To Sell

Software continues to simplify landscape design.

Patio Planning & Prep

Installing a patio or walkway is easy. Dig a hole, put in some gravel, put in some sand, put in some pavers, take a...
Belgard Hardscapes

8 Tips To Spice Up Clients’ Landscapes In Fall

Are your customers ready to transition from summer to fall? Belgard Hardscapes and home design expert Jennifer Farrell shares these eight tips to help...

Pavers, Rocks & Blocks

  Rosetta Hardscapes The Old Mission Collection offers a timeworn, natural stone look and is suitable for vehicular applications. It can be installed as permeable or...

Top 5 Commercial Landscape Trends

Forecasters are predicting vacancies will drop and rents will rise in office buildings, shopping centers, factories and warehouses, according to Deloitte & Touche's 2014...
"Groundbreakers: Great American Gardens & The Women Who Designed Them" exhibit, Photo: The New York Botanical Garden

The Roots of the American Garden

Between 1900 and 1930, a sophisticated and thriving garden culture evolved in the U.S. Landscape architects completed significant public and private commissions, and magazines...
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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Looking for uniform solutions for your large team? An unmatched inventory and versatile looks are just a few reasons why companies trust Dickies®.
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.
Green Roof Installation

Green Roof Installation

Why limit your landscaping services? Take them to greater heights.
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.