Tag: Story of a Landscape

Story of a Landscape is a web-exclusive series that gives an intimate look at an inspiring landscape design project from start to finish, including challenges overcome and how to accommodate clients’ requests.

Oldcastle APG

Permeable Pavers In Landscape Projects

Permeable pavers are gaining popularity due to rising municipal stormwater management concerns resulting in more stringent regulations.
Turf DesignBuild

Turf DesignBuild: From Concept To Completion

Turf DesignBuild: From Concept To Completion Spring 2021 • Volume 14 • Number 1 FEATURES COVID’s Effect On Design-Build | Outdoor projects thrived in 2020. Will the...
pool and patio

One Good Job Earns Another… Eventually

A less than stellar backyard layout was transformed to an entertainment oasis with the help of Bahler Brothers, Inc. of South Windsor, CT. How important...
landscape design build

Design/Build Project Expands To Grow With Client’s Needs

What began as one residential landscape project expanded to two distinct areas when the homeowner purchased an adjacent lot. Lindgren Landscape in Fort Collins,...
retaining wall

Block Retaining Wall Saves The Day At Vacation Home

For a central Wisconsin vacation home, Paul's Landscaping of Vesper, WI designed a block retaining wall to replace a failing railroad tie installation. Including...
porcelain pavers

Anchoring Porcelain Pavers In The Windy City

To achieve this project for a high-end apartment building in Chicago, C.R. Schmidt of Warrenville, IL needed to find an effective installation approach. Olivia Lockett...

Story Of A Landscape: Custom Buffet/Water Feature Combo Fits The Bill

A backyard redesign delivers on what the client was looking for, including a custom buffet and water feature combo. Sometimes, getting a job is simply...
New Jersey landscape contractor

Story Of A Landscape: Retrofitting A Senior Living Facility

Crane, Drains Make for a Challenging Courtyard Project Wayne, NJ-based Monello Landscape Industries LLC does everything from private homes to large commercial projects, but the...
University of Mississippi

My Landscape: The Grove At Ole Miss

Featuring 160 trees, this 10-acre area is a daily stop for students and faculty as well as a gathering place for commencement and other...

Story Of A Landscape: Early Involvement Produces Prize-Winning Project

Good communication and planning are what made this project successful for both the client and the contractor.

Story Of A Landscape: Prize-Winner A True Showcase For All Involved

Imagine being called to install a job that’s going to showcase hardscape products to homeowners all over your area. Then, imagine being able to...

Story Of A Landscape: Clay Brick Maintains Look For Historic Campus In Tennessee

When King University (until 2013, King College) needed a new walkway, it went with a tried-and-true product that complements the school’s current campus, which...

Story Of A Landscape: Paver Driveway Base Serves As Rainwater Storage

This permeable paver driveway solved a wet, muddy mess of a frontyard.

Story Of A Landscape: Pervious Pavers Aid Environmentally Sensitive Property

Many landscape clients — and their contractors — have turned to pavers for their good looks and durability without thinking about their versatility as...

Story Of A Landscape: Enormous, Detailed Paver Driveway In Houston

Out-Sized Family Entryway Meets its Match.

Story Of A Landscape: Coordination Was Key For Retaining Wall Construction Project

A combination of thought, cooperation and the right product are what made this project happen.

Story Of A Landscape: Outdoor Living Room With Porcelain Paver Patio Installation

These New Jersey client's were looking for a backyard that would get their family enjoying the outdoors.

Story Of A Landscape: Replacing Existing Retaining Walls For New Patio

This story begins like so many others do: the clients contacted South Windsor, Connecticut-based Bahler Brothers, Inc., about building a patio. There was an...

Story Of A Landscape: Master-Planned Project, Custom Pool Earn Industry Kudos

New Jersey design/build firm thrives on complexities in projects.

Story Of A Landscape: Pool, Outdoor Kitchen Replace Muddy Backyard

For many people, having a 3,400-square-foot home backing on a golf course would be a dream come true. However, for one couple on Scott...
Buddleia Violet

Outsmarting Invasives

Today’s low seed set sterile cultivars are not your parent’s Bradford Pears.

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.

Featured Videos

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Volvo CE Launches Updated L30 & L35 Compact Wheel Loaders

Customers looking for 1.3–1.6 yd3(1.0–1.2 m3) bucket capacity or 2.4- to 2.6-ton fork payload will experience faster work cycles, improved maneuverability, tractive force and performance.
Design-Build Equipment

Get Equipped: Design-Build Equipment

From trenchers to compact track loaders and excavators, this assortment of design-build equipment will help your professional lawn care and landscaping services team get the job done.
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.