Tag: Flooding

ESCS aggregates

Making Soil A Stormwater Sponge

Engineering soil with ESCS aggregates can can help keep rainfall onsite, reduce erosion, and enhance plantings.
Resilient Landscapes

Creating Resilient Landscapes

Ten months after Hurricane Ian hit Southwest Florida, what’s changing in landscape design? Lessons in creating resilient landscapes in the face of extreme weather.
hurricanes

Hurricane Season 2021: Predictions & Landscaping Tips

The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season starts today, so what can we expect? NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center anticipates a 60% chance of an above-normal Atlantic...
hose

Flood Preparedness: Have Suction & Discharge Hoses On Hand

Landscapers in certain areas should be aware there may be more flooding than usual this season, according to experts at Factory Direct Hose. With...
Drainage Solutions

Drainage Solutions For Water Woes

As temperatures warm, winter snow melt and spring rains can saturate properties with excess water. Most landscapers have seen firsthand the damage that can...
National Mall Tidal Basin

The Tide Is High

Sometimes water problems at a site don’t come from snowmelt or rain, but from rising sea levels. Unfortunately, one site battling this issue is...

Protect Property From Rainstorm Damage

A commercial landscape contractor provides tips to safeguard landscaping and property during heavy rains.
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.

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®.
Davey facility

Davey Will Recycle Wood Waste Into Biochar Soil Additive At New Facility

Davey Tree Expert Company has opened a biochar facility in East Dundee, IL, that will recycle wood waste from client properties and turn it into an environmentally friendly soil additive, biochar.
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.

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.