Mariani

Mariani Premier Group Wins 21 NALP Awards Of Excellence

Landscaping projects from nine companies under the Mariani Premier Group won 21 Awards Of Excellence from the National Association of Landscape Professionals. Here's a peek at a few winners.
Hunter-Welborn

Two Landscape Design Companies Among Hunter-Welborn Award Winners

Two landscape design firms are among the winners of the 2023 Hunter Industries Ann Hunter-Welborn Circle of Excellence Award. Presented to Mark Brotton of Living Water and Pland Collaborative, the award recognizes industry leadership in sustainable practices.
Landscape Irrigation

A Balanced Approach To Landscape Irrigation

Here are eight best practices for landscape irrigation to ensure water use is also about resource management.
Earth Day

Earth Day Tips For Protecting Waterbodies

Improper management or neglect of lakes, stormwater ponds, and wetlands can lead to water quality imbalances that promote Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs).
Longwood

New Glasshouse At Longwood Gardens Highlights Sustainability

Longwood Gardens, a botanical garden in Kennett Square, PA, recently reached a major milestone in its 17-acre transformation of the core area of conservatory...
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...
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...
Designs By Sundown Farmhouse

Project Profile: A Streamside Farmhouse

Evoking a rural countryside in a Denver neighborhood. It seemingly appears off the pages of a fairy tale book. A charming stone farmhouse sits surrounded...
Hardscape

A Clean, Modern Hardscape For An Active Adult Community

Located on the edge of Universal Studios, the Dr. Phillips area of Orlando boasts beautiful shopping malls, many restaurants, and upscale residential communities. So...

The Drought-Wise Landscaper

Strategies from a California landscaper and irrigation expert. For the third time in the state’s history, California is facing a water crisis that reaches far...
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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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.

This Spring Will Bring Billions Of Cicadas In Rare Brood Convergence

Fascinating, harmless, yet often annoying to outdoor workers, cicada swarms will be emerging in parts of the U.S. this year. Find out where.

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.