Oh Grow Up: An Introduction To Living Walls And Vertical Gardening
If walls couldï¿½ bloomï¿½? No longer just of interest to architectural companies looking to win innovative design awards, living walls or vertical gardens are sprouting up all over the world. Defined as being vertical planting structures ï¿½ an upright ecosystem, complete with irrigation and drainage support, these walls can exist in both interior and exterior.
Green Roofs: A Scenic Solution Or A Wealth Waster?
Roofs are like nose hairs, practically everyone has them and theyï¿½re not exactly attractive. Fortunately, a new generation of builders, landscape architects, government officials and property owners are discovering the many benefits of rooftop gardens, as well as other features of a green roof.? These secret islands of bucolic beauty that are rarely seen and never.
Let’s Talk Trees!
When it comes to buying trees, a decision made in haste can lead to a lifetime of regret. This is heavy stuff, manï¿½ Many trees GROW more beautiful generation after generation. Others have the potential to create decades of headaches, dropping messy fruit or ridiculously bothersome sticks into your tranquil retreat . So, just like.
Plant Escape’s HOT LIST – Top Garden Trends for 2018!
“The top 2018 landscape trends reflect an evolution of the outdoor living trend we’ve seen grow in popularity over the past few years. Stimulated by a healthy economy, homeowners and property managers are innovating their landscapes in fun new ways. Recognizing the tremendous value that beautiful and functional landscapes bring to homes and commercial properties, today’s landscapes.
Firescaping: Landscape Design That Could Save Your Home And Your Life
Colorado has 4 major seasons: football, skiing, road construction and fire (fall, winter, spring and summer, respectively). And since we’ve long been plagued with below average precipitation levels, diminishing snow fall leading to minimal runoff and nonexistent rain storms, plus temperature anomalies bringing warm weather earlier and earlier with each passing year, it would appear.
Beautify Your Business: Commercial Landscape Design Ideas
THE BASICS OF GOOD COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN Owning and operating your own business can mean a To-Do list that stretches from here to Timbuktu… From ensuring that you provide quality goods or services to the paying public to maintaining the well-being of your employees, you are most likely stuck in a constant juggling act, to.
So Fresh And So Green: Plantscaping Your New Office Build Out
Every year, the grass on the other side of the fence looks greener to many entrepreneurs, and a change of place looks like the most promising path to growth. So they pull up stakes and head for a new home, where they hope to find better odds for business success than they had in their.
Big Bad Bug Blog – Episode #1: The Japanese Beetle
The Invasion A long time ago, in a galaxy far far awayï¿½ Weï¿½re talking Riverton, New Jersey, 1916ï¿½ an unassuming beetle was found living in a crate of iris bulbs at a local nursery. Shipped directly from Japan, before the establishment of border inspections on imported goods prior to entry, the bulbs are now believed.
Big Bad Bug Blog – Episode #2: The Emerald Ash Borer
The Invasion 2002 was a bad year for ash trees. An alien invader, living undetected since the 1990s, was about to take center stage in single-handily decimating their population in North America. Before that fateful year, the emerald ash borer was never found outside of Asia. Hailing from northern China and Korea, they also inhabit eastern.
Big Bad Bug Blog – Episode #3: The Mountain Pine Beetle
The Invasion Not all enemies invade. Sometimes, they’re here all along, living right beside us. Flying under the radar, waiting until the timing and the conditions are right. Then they attack. The mountain pine beetle, native to the forests of western North America, from Mexico to central British Columbia, is one of 200 different species of bark beetle. Normally, these insects lend a helping.