New lawn, new dawn: Zaha Hadid Architects designs all-wood stadium for UK soccer minnows Forest Green Rovers – The Architect's Newspaper

In many ways, it’s fitting that a team who was the world’s first all-vegan soccer club and has the word “Forest” in their name should play in a stadium made entirely of wood. That is about to become a reality for U.K. hipster soccer minnows (think minor league) Forest Green Rovers from the sleepy town of […]

It's Time to Get Rid of Your Lawn! – EcoWatch

By Mary Talbot In a case of taking “the grass is always greener” a bit too literally, American homeowners have long strived to make their lawns brighter, lusher and more velvety than their neighbors’. But all that competition has a devastating environmental impact. Every year across the country, lawns consume nearly 3 trillion gallons of […]

UConn Extension offers sustainable landscape conference – Lawn & Landscape

UConn Extension is sponsoring the “Sustainable Landscape Conference (formerly known as the Perennial Plant Conference) – A Conference for the Landscape and Horticultural Professional.” The conference will be held at the Lewis B. Rome Commons on the University of Connecticut Storrs campus on Thursday, March 17.  This all-day educational conference will address a wide range […]

Sustainable landscaping help preserve lawn resources – Tampa Bay Newspapers

By TOM GERMOND Article published on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 Photo by BRANDON MOORE  – Florida-Friendly Landscaping techniques emphasize the beauty of the natural environment. Homeowners striving to embrace sustainable landscaping principles should remember that catch phrase. Sustainable landscaping, with emphasis on little watering, may conjure up images of desert-like scenery in the minds of […]

A more eco-friendly lawn is just steps away – SW News Media

Maintaining a lush lawn is a healthy and rewarding hobby that affords homeowners to spend some time outdoors in nature. Lawn enthusiasts can make their hobby even healthier by adopting several eco-friendly lawn care strategies that not only make for a healthier lawn, but a healthier planet as well. Cut back on harmful pesticides. Many […]

The real dirt: If removing lawn, do it right – Chico Enterprise-Record

California Water Service is currently offering rebates of up to $ 1,000 for lawn removal and replacement with drought-tolerant plants in single-family residences. It’s not difficult to realize landscape water savings of over 80 percent through careful plant selection and site preparation, and accurate application of irrigation according to the plants’ actual needs. If you […]

Ewing strengthens sustainability efforts – Lawn & Landscape

The company has appointed a dedicated officer to focus on Ewing’s sustainable initiatives. PHOENIX, Ariz.— Warren S. Gorowitz, Ewing’s vice president of sustainability, will now focus full-time on the continued development and execution of Ewing’s sustainable initiatives. Jim Hudson, vice president of sales for Ewing, will assume interim management of Ewing’s water management sales team. […]

Rethinking the lawn: Class will educate homeowners about drought-tolerant … – Mesquitenews

The city of Mesquite will go under Stage 3 water restrictions on June 1. The water restrictions are being implemented to comply with the North Texas Municipal Water District’s water management plan. As part of the new restrictions, lawn watering will only be permitted once a week on a specific day assigned by your address. […]

JCB starts sustainability program – Lawn & Landscape

The initiative reduces the amount of JCB-generated waste that ends up in landfills. SAVANNAH, Ga. – Since 2008, JCB has partnered with Nexeo Solutions, a distributor of chemicals, plastics, composites and environmental services, to create and carry out a sustainability program working towards 0 percent landfill waste. As a manufacturer of heavy equipment, JCB divides […]