Tag: climate change

World Soil Day

It’s World Soil Day! Here’s The Dirt

World Soil Day (WSD), a program of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, is held on December 5 every year (since...

Seven Tough Trees For Urban Areas & Climate Challenges In 2023

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society suggests three types of trees that can fight the effects of increasing climate uncertainty in urban spaces.
workplace violence

Listen Now: Climate Change’s Impact On Violence

A behavioral risk expert discusses how climate change is impacting human behavior, creating an increased risk of workplace violence.
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.

It’s The Earliest Spring In 40 Years In Some U.S. Regions

Some regions of the U.S. are experiencing an early Spring by as much as three weeks. Will it affect landscape pest control timing?
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...
Fall Armyworms

March Of The Fall Armyworms

Will we see the same record numbers as 2021? The turf world is a constantly changing environment and being really good at what you do...

Landscaping In The Heat? Acclimatization & Cooler PPE Tips

Though it's the end of August, but heat and temperatures may climb high in some areas for at least a few more weeks. According...
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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Cali in Crisis: Water Agencies Call for Immediate & Long-Term Action

California water agencies form the group, Solve The Water Crisis. A newly formed statewide education effort, Solve the Water Crisis, was launched this past April...
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.