Irrigating Hanging Planters

Irrigating Hanging Planters

So obviously the grass needs irrigated in your design, but did you think about the baskets? WC3 Design did; we will design a drip-line irrigation system for any hanging baskets and planters! Requiring grounds workers to drag around a hose and water each basket and planter individually is tedious, ineffective and wasteful. Instead, have WC3..
JULY- Smart Irrigation Month

JULY- Smart Irrigation Month

It’s Smart Irrigation Month! Use this month to become more educated about water conservation. Click on the following article to read about how WC3 Design implements and teaches smart water use! KNOW WHAT GROWS  UNPACKING THE BASICS OF EFFICIENT IRRIGATION DESIGN WITH JEFF M. PT.2 UNPACKING THE BASICS OF EFFICIENT IRRIGATION DESIGN WITH JEFF M. PT.3..
Healing Gardens

Healing Gardens

  Among many of WC3’s versatile project experience is healing gardens. Healing gardens were originally a place to heal and reflect although this practice lost popularity in the last decade, its appeal it gaining ground once again. Projects are emerging in office buildings, hospitals, clinics and retirement communities. This form of therapy is meant to..
Will Drones Lead to a Boom in Landscape Architecture?

Will Drones Lead to a Boom in Landscape Architecture?

Ian Siegel is a futurist. As founder and CEO for ZipRecruiter, the job-seeking site, he spends a lot of time thinking about what happens next in work. From his 11th-floor office in downtown Santa Monica, Siegel says, he can see seven different parking garages, each one capable of hosting north of 1,000 cars—none of which will..
ASLA Announces 2017 Honor Recipients

ASLA Announces 2017 Honor Recipients

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced its honors recipients for 2017, which are selected by ASLA’s Board of Trustees. The honors represent the highest awards ASLA presents each year, and they will be presented on Oct. 23 during the president’s dinner at the 2017 ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO. This meeting will be held Oct...
The Cooling Effect of Trees

The Cooling Effect of Trees

Many people live in cities and other highly populated areas. When it gets hot, the heat gets trapped causing what is called a “urban heat island.” Trees and other plants help cool the environment, making vegetation a simple and effective way to reduce urban heat islands.
Why Landscape Architecture is Important

Why Landscape Architecture is Important

Many of you reading this may be landscape architects, so you should know how important your job is! This field is so broad and complex, you can’t be a master in every detail. For instance, irrigation. Hiring an irrigation expert like WC3 Design instead of relying on a contractor will make your project more complete...
Rain Water Harvesting with Debbie Bedway

Rain Water Harvesting with Debbie Bedway

  It’s spring, so what better time to take advantage of the rain and put in a rain water harvesting tank? Water is a precious resource these days, many experience drought yet other areas are tired of seeing the rain. How can we use rain water harvesting to help clients?