Tag: drought

turfgrass in transition

Turfgrass In The Transition Zone

Hotter summers, fluctuating rainfall, new grass varieties... is turfgrass in transition?
Drought Tolerant Plants

The Best Drought & Flood Tolerant Plants

In an era of weather extremes, here are the best flood and drought tolerant plants for landscapes.
water conservation California

Water Conservation Lessons From California

Decades of drought brought about water conservation measures in California. What do they mean and what can landscapers learn from them?
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.

Turf June 2023 Issue

Exploring landscaping in the era of drought or deluge, the Turf June 2023 issue — The Water Issue — focuses on water conservation, irrigation, sustainable solutions, and more.
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...

Recent CA Storms Won’t End Water Crisis Say Experts

California continues to battle a series of significant storms, bringing much needed rain to the entire state, but not solving the ongoing water crisis....

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...
2022 Winter Outlook

2022 U.S. Winter Outlook: How Busy Will You Be? 

Wondering how busy the snow and ice management part of your business might be this winter? A wet winter is predicted for many northern...
Drought BWSR

Minnesota “Lawns To Legumes” Accepting Applications

Minnesota landscapers, heads up! Here's something to make your clients aware of: The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) is once again...
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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Drought, Lawn Removal, & Landscape Watering Survey Released

Nearly 20% of U.S. homeowners with water restrictions have removed lawns, according to a just-released survey from Rachio, a manufacturer of smart irrigation controllers....
Turf June 2022 Issue

Turf June 2022 Issue

Editor's Letter: June 2022 Issue Not A Drop To Drink I could fill this Editor’s Letter with scary statistics about water shortages and drought, but unless...

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...
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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...

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...
drought

Irrigation Restrictions Coming As West Battles Historic Drought

California and much of the western U.S. are entering a period of historic drought that experts say will stretch tight water supplies, increase wildfire...

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....
irrigation

Irrigation Feature: Keeping It Green, With Less Water

Depending on where you’re located, smart irrigation will mean different things. For those of us prone to the hot dry Southern California summers, though,...
pests Spotted Lanternfly

Top Areas For Spotted Lanternflies During Summer 2024

TruGreen has announced its annual study identifying the top U.S. areas the invasive spotted lanternfly likes to call home.
Low Input, High Impact Landscapes

Low Input, High Impact Landscapes

Lawn alternatives for water management, eco-benefit, and beauty.

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®.
Desert Foothills Landscape

Desert Decadence In An Arizona Landscape Design

Even in the extreme heat conditions of Southern Arizona, Desert Foothills Landscape designed and installed a stunning, functional landscape while also being water and climate conscious.

A Preview Of Hardscape North America 2024

New speakers, a new Hardscape Construction Roundtable, an expanded estimating session, and more are planned at Hardscape North America 2024.
Hilltip SnowStriker

Hilltip Brings Line Of SnowStriker™ Snowplows To North America

Hilltip's SnowStriker™ snowplows compatible with half-ton pickups, SUVs, UTVs, tractors, and loaders, have come to North America.
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.