A New Green Office Trend on the Horizon

A New Green Office Trend on the Horizon

Vertical landscaping is showing there is a trend to biophilic design both out and inside of buildings. Biophilic design was an idea that has now been proven to be very beneficial for people. We may not all have green thumbs, but we are all green at heart. And, green is a good thing for the office environment. 
Trend: Vertical Landscape

Trend: Vertical Landscape

Some say no irrigation will be necessary for vertical landscape, to which I strongly disagree. Even using drought tolerant plants or being in area receiving ample rainfall, plantings in this environment will need supplemental water.
The Basics of Efficient Irrigation Design with Jeff M.

The Basics of Efficient Irrigation Design with Jeff M.

Yet another event for the OCASLA has been given by Jeff Muhlbach. Muhlbach discussed the basics of efficient irrigation design last week with a good crowd of landscape architects. Discussing anything from proper equipment selection to creating an efficient design, Muhlbach expressed the importance of having a good irrigation design included in every project.
Protecting Green Spaces

Protecting Green Spaces

Other than for the endless benefits green spaces offer, why are they important? With the reoccurring issue of drought sweeping many areas of the country and world, water conservation and self sustaining landscapes are of growing importance.
Know What Grows

Know What Grows

Water conservation is on the minds of many clients because it saves them money and helps the environment along the way.  Updating sprinkler systems and designs is a great way to make sure a system is running in optimal condition. A good way to tell: is your or your client’s system watering only what grows?