Tag: climate change

Governors Island

STIHL Donates Battery-Powered Equipment To The Trust for Governors Island In NYC

STIHL donated $45,000 worth of pro battery-powered outdoor equipment to The Trust for Governors Island.

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.
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...
Ghost

NYC’s Ghost Forest Speaks To Ecosystem Restoration

There's just one month left to view a towering grove of spectral cedar trees in New York City's Madison Square Park, whose bare trunks...

Will The OR Drought Affect Turf Seed Supply?

The 2021 grass seed crop is going to be very interesting as inventory stocks on many turf, forage, and cover crop seed species are...
arbor day

Arbor Day 2021: Tracking Tree Benefits & Posting For Planting

I have an Autumn Flame red maple that I planted in my backyard probably about 15 years ago. I forget how much I paid...

Ten New ASLA Projects Represent Climate Resilient Landscape Design

  It's Earth Day! And for inspiration, here's 10 new projects that were recently added to the Smart Policies for a Changing Climate Online Exhibition...
grass

A Vegas Ban On “Useless” Grass? What It Really Means

  Is there such a thing as “useless” grass? Officials from the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA), which serves a drought–prone area, think there is....
peat

The Irish Turf Controversy

  Today is St. Patrick's Day, and with a name like Turf, we can't help but report on the controversial state of Irish turf. In...

8 Climate-Smart Plants For Northern New England

As every landscaper knows, factors like humidity, rainfall, and length of seasons determine what to plant and when to plant it. But what do...
Turf Summer 2020 Issue

Turf Fall 2020 Issue

Editor's Letter: Shifting Gears Autumn is a time of transition. Even more so for landscapers. For many, it means getting ready to run a completely...
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.

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®.
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.