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Small Landscapes, Big Irrigation

Small Landscapes, Big Irrigation

For some reason nothing brings into question an irrigation designer’s skill more than his or her proposed layout of small, isolated landscape areas. It’s a legitimate question really, especially when a client knows that an entire football field for example can technically be irrigated with as few as a dozen sprinklers. So let’s spend some time answering that all-too-common question.
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. 
Gift of Landscaping

Gift of Landscaping

A National Association of Landscape Professionals speaks to how our landscapes give us environmental, economic, security, and health benefits. We take many benefits for granted, but miss them if removed from us. Landscape’s benefits are present at our homes and our workplaces.
The Larger Scope of Irrigation Design

The Larger Scope of Irrigation Design

Properly designed, installed, maintained and managed landscape irrigation systems greatly reduce the volume of irrigation water that is wasted every year. In some water short areas, we have seen the beginnings of planned water conservation efforts. In time, these could become the basis for a coordinated national policy toward water conservation. Today many municipalities require..
Design Community Outlook

Design Community Outlook

The elections mean this will be a big year for political intrigue and much discussion about the kind of government we should have. It’s an old debate about sticking with our constitutional republic or a continuing transition into another form of government.