Landscape Design

Cacti having a moment in the sun

Cacti having a moment in the sun

California landscapers are helping homeowners reimagine their yards as the state suffers through an epic drought. Solutions to Governor Jerry Brown’s call for a 25-percent reduction in water use ...

Sustainable construction proposal addresses coastal flooding in New York City

Sustainable construction proposal addresses coastal flooding in New York City

A landscape architecture design proposal that addresses the increasing risk of coastal flooding in New York City was named one of three winners of the Global Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction, ...

Deflect noise pollution to create calming spaces

Deflect noise pollution to create calming spaces

A beautiful backyard retreat can be anything but serene when bombarded by noise pollution such as the sounds of traffic, airports, schools and rail lines. Studies have shown that noise pollution ...

Landscaper’s Day of Service project born of emotional connection to church

Landscaper’s Day of Service project born of emotional connection to church

In April of last year, an F-3 tornado ripped through Tupelo, Mississippi, devastating parts of the city and requiring a huge cleanup effort. Today, a local landscaper celebrated the National ...

How-to: Safety-conscious landscape design

How-to: Safety-conscious landscape design

  A home burglary takes place in the United States every 15 seconds. As a professional landscaper, you can help homeowners reduce their risk by making yards less attractive to would-be ...

Free infographic shows how landscaping can save energy

Free infographic shows how landscaping can save energy

A large part of a landscaper’s job involves educating clients on the benefits of a well-designed landscape: from increasing a home’s value, to conserving water, creating a habitat for birds ...

Working with water restrictions

Working with water restrictions

What you need to know, no matter where you live As drought conditions worsen and population centers grow, ordinances limiting water use are increasingly common. “Water restrictions are the new normal,” ...

A new look at landscaping commercial properties

A new look at landscaping commercial properties

By Carol Robertson After six-foot drifts of snow covered the ground all winter in Massachusetts, the talk among my friends and colleagues was about our impatience for spring to arrive. We ...

Discovering new methods for creating landscape illustrations

Discovering new methods for creating landscape illustrations

Homeowners have come to expect landscapers to provide digital representations of their designs and projects. A new book, Representing Landscapes: Digital, by Nadia Amoroso, explores a variety of methods for ...

Colorado park overhaul focuses on native landscape elements

Colorado park overhaul focuses on native landscape elements

One of Dillon, Colorado’s most popular attractions, Marina Park, is getting a makeover after pine beetles deforested the shore several years ago. The project includes planting more than 500 shrubs, ...

How we did it: Pennsylvania landscaper managed a complex outdoor project (Photos)

How we did it: Pennsylvania landscaper managed a complex outdoor project (Photos)

  The tastes of this Pennsylvania landscaping client were very discerning: they wanted top quality products and professionalism. The project would require carpentry, hardscaping, landscaping, plumbing and electrical work. "This client requested a ...

How to create fun and functional outdoor kitchens (Photos)

How to create fun and functional outdoor kitchens (Photos)

  Outdoor kitchens are booming. According to the National Kitchen and Bath Association, half of NKBA designers worked on an outdoor kitchen last year, up seven percent from 2013. “Clients are ...

AeroFarms’ $30 million vertical garden set for construction in New Jersey

AeroFarms’ $30 million vertical garden set for construction in New Jersey

The world's largest indoor vertical farm will be created in Newark, New Jersey for $30 million. The former industrial site will also serve as the global headquarters for farming and tech ...

Phase one of Magic Kingdom renovations are complete (Photos, video)

Phase one of Magic Kingdom renovations are complete (Photos, video)

Disney’s Magic Kingdom is getting a makeover, and phase one is complete. Renovations and upgrades began last year at Magic Kingdom Park in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Phase one included the Central Plaza area between ...

2015 Philadelphia Flower Show features actor Dan Aykroyd

2015 Philadelphia Flower Show features actor Dan Aykroyd

  The Philadelphia Flower Show, one of the biggest and largest-running garden shows in the world, is on through March 8. The event is themed “Celebrate the Movies” and is at ...

Suffolk County Community College unveils new, sustainable life sciences building (Photos)

Suffolk County Community College unveils new, sustainable life sciences building (Photos)

Selden, NY’s Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) opened the new, $29.8-million William J. Lindsay Life Sciences Building this semester. The college worked with BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers, J. Petrocelli ...

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