Landscape Design

PRO Landscape is fully compatible with Windows 10

PRO Landscape is fully compatible with Windows 10

  Drafix Software, a provider of landscape design software, has confirmed that its current release, PRO Landscape Version 21, is fully compatible with Windows 10. Landscape designers working in a Windows environment ...

Want some privacy? Call a landscape contractor

Want some privacy? Call a landscape contractor

After your company has created a backyard oasis for a client, don’t be surprised if the customer notices something missing – not from your landscape design, which no doubt is ...

Landscape architects create children’s area for library

Landscape architects create children’s area for library

BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers has completed the outdoor Children’s Program Area at the Sayville Public Library in Sayville, New York. BBS served as landscape architect and civil engineer ...

Now’s the time to pitch fire features to prospects

Now’s the time to pitch fire features to prospects

With kids back in school, the last vestiges of summer are slipping away and soon the crisp chill of fall will be here. Help your clients get the most out ...

NDS touts single-source solution for stormwater issues

NDS touts single-source solution for stormwater issues

NDS, a California-based provider of stormwater management solutions, has introduced the S5 Sustainable Stormwater Solution. S5 is a scalable and flexible single-source solution that is engineered for high performance, offering ...

Landscapes 2015 introduces specialty-focused day

Landscapes 2015 introduces specialty-focused day

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) will have a day devoted to specialties during Landscapes 2015 (formerly the Green Industry Conference) in Louisville, Kentucky. The Oct. 22 event is ...

Condo-dwellers drive Chesapeake landscaping project

Condo-dwellers drive Chesapeake landscaping project

Residents from The Shores at Water’s Edge in Belcamp, Maryland, teamed up with landscapers to restore the Chesapeake Bay’s critical area buffer. The condominium owners received a grant from the non-profit ...

Water-wise landscaping: good business gets better

Water-wise landscaping: good business gets better

If you don’t live in the desert or drought-stricken West, “xeriscaping” may be a term you’ve heard but know little about. Isn’t that a landscape of rocks and cacti? Not exactly. “Xeriscaping ...

Natural swimming pools slowly gain attention in U.S.

Natural swimming pools slowly gain attention in U.S.

People love cooling off in a pool in the heat of summer. But linger too long and the chlorine can take a toll on skin and hair. Now imagine a ...

Mariani voted “Best Landscaper” by regional magazine’s readers

Mariani voted “Best Landscaper” by regional magazine’s readers

Mariani Landscape, a Chicago-area landscape architecture firm specializing in design, installation, construction and maintenance services, was named “Best Landscaper” by the readers of Make It Better, a regional lifestyle media ...

Tips for creating deer fences that are beautiful in their own right

Tips for creating deer fences that are beautiful in their own right

When you’ve spent hours planning, designing, planting and maintaining a landscape, catching a deer nonchalantly munching the rose bushes, or discovering a bed of day lilies has been decimated overnight ...

Florida residents deal with lawsuits from HOA for landscaping choices

Florida residents deal with lawsuits from HOA for landscaping choices

Florida residents who are trying to conserve water by changing their landscaping are having their efforts impeded by homeowner association (HOA) lawsuits. One man, Dominic Bruno, has been battling for a ...

As artificial turf grows, producers of natural grass wince

As artificial turf grows, producers of natural grass wince

With Mother Nature in his corner – not to mention a cheering section comprising nine out of 10 Americans, according to a recent Harris Poll – you’d think Tobey Wagner ...

Help your landscaping clients keep basements dry

Help your landscaping clients keep basements dry

While water is being conserved in California, where years of drought have made it more precious than ever, parts of Texas are drowning in it. Maybe it’s time to remind ...

Maximize limited space with vertical gardens

Maximize limited space with vertical gardens

Popular in Europe for decades, vertical gardening is a technique that’s trending in the United States. Also called living, or “green,” walls, vertical gardening refers to plant material growing in ...

Free-form exercise: Designing landscapes for kids

Free-form exercise: Designing landscapes for kids

Monkey bars and merry-go-rounds are no longer staple design elements when creating landscapes for children. The lines between play areas and other outdoor living spaces become increasingly blurred with the ...

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