Refuge Notebook: Making a more sustainable landscape on the Kenai Peninsula – Kenai Peninsula Online

If you’re a Kenai Peninsula resident, here are some important events that I’m guessing you don’t know. Do you know that management of public lands on more than half of our 6-million-acre peninsula is currently being updated? Chugach National Forest is in the middle of revising its Forest Plan. The Alaska Department of Fish and […]

ACU to host sustainable landscape workshop – KTXS

ABILENE, Texas – Abilene Christian University is offering free classes Saturday to those who want to improve their green thumbs. The Big Country Master Gardener Association, ACU’s Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a special sustainable landscape workshop at the ACU McDaniel House. The workshop will […]

Agriculture department hosts sustainable landscape workshop – ACU Optimist Online

Students prepare soil for a sustainable garden outside the McDaniel House on Campus Court. February 21, 2017 by Cole Widder Leave a Comment The AES department is providing a sustainable landscape workshop to show students the McDaniel House, once a residential home, now a fully operational plant and soil science laboratory. The house is just one of […]

Refuge Notebook: Making a more sustainable landscape on the Kenai Peninsula – Kenai Peninsula Online

If you’re a Kenai Peninsula resident, here are some important events that I’m guessing you don’t know. Do you know that management of public lands on more than half of our 6-million-acre peninsula is currently being updated? Chugach National Forest is in the middle of revising its Forest Plan. The Alaska Department of Fish and […]

Smart, Stylish and Sustainable: The Top 7 Landscape Design Trends for 2017 – Yahoo Finance

HERNDON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– With renewed enthusiasm for the outdoors, today’s homeowners are embracing thoughtful design, stylish plantings and smart technology to enhance their landscapes as extensions of their homes. As the year kicks off and consumers begin planning for the spring growing season, the National Association of Landscape Professionals announces its official list of the […]

Sustainable Landscape: Consider a Christmas tree for your yard – Lincoln Journal Star

In December, most of us are thinking more about holidays than about garden chores. It is a good month, however, to think about the winter characteristics of plants — plants that have interesting seed heads, winter fruits, structure or bark. A trip to Union Plaza or other public gardens nearby will give you some good […]

Sustainable Landscape: Avoid too much raking and bagging – Lincoln Journal Star

Reuse, recycle and repurpose may be the best guides to fall landscape efforts. It’s tempting to go into winter with a clean slate, but one of the best ways to improve soil is to add organic matter, not take it away. Though you may have too much waste to use all of it, any materials […]

Marin Master Gardeners: Turn garden into sustainable landscape – Marin Independent Journal

• For design tips and regional plant lists, go to marinmg.ucanr.edu/ and click on water-wise plant selection guide. You will find photos and attributes of plants to help you design and plant your sustainable garden. • To learn more about plants classified as low water use and very low water use, go to ucanr.edu/sites/WUCOLS. In […]

Revolution Landscape focused on growing a sustainable way of life – San Diego Community News

An example of creative and sustainable landscaping. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED Ari Tenenbaum wanted to make a “difference” with his career. So nine years ago he founded Revolution Landscape, an eco-friendly design, build and care business serving both residential and commercial customers up and down the San Diego coast. “Our primary business is actually landscape design and […]