Lindsay Brisson, Author at The Edge from the National Association of Landscape Professionals

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Author: Lindsay Brisson

Tree Care: Dealing with Foliar Diseases

Foliar diseases are one of the most common diseases in trees, and if left untreated, they will lead to plant death. That’s why identifying the different types of foliar diseases ailing your client’s trees and understanding how to treat them is incredibly important. So, what are some of the different types of foliar diseases and […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Caring for ‘Baseball Heaven’

Located in St. Louis, Missouri, Busch Stadium is home to the Cardinals, and each spring, it receives millions of visitors. The client desires for the ballpark’s visitors to have an overall good experience each time they visit, and to do this, the atmosphere inside and outside of the park is taken into consideration. The client […]

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How to Handle Good and Bad Reviews

When it comes to receiving reviews on the internet, it can be incredibly overwhelming to think about the proper way to handle each review, bad or good. Reviews can be posted through multiple platforms, including Yelp, Google, Facebook and more, which are all popular websites to visit and have a ton of visibility. So, how […]

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Photo: Taylor Ahearn

Landscapes of the Month: Crafting a Seaside Retreat

Located in Duxbury, Massachusetts, this client desired a landscape that would look appropriate with their renovated classic home. They wanted a gracious entry sequence with a dry stacked front wall and reclaimed materials to go with the age of the house. They aspired for the backyard to include a variety of spaces for relaxing, entertaining, […]

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Photo: Anthony Crisafulli Photography

Landscapes of the Month: Creating a Paradise in Nature

Located in Middletown, Rhode Island, is a historic farmhouse and studio built in 1870 and used by a famous 19th-century stained glass artist and painter. For this property, the client wanted a cohesive landscape with endless horticultural diversity and to express a generational appreciation for nature. The clients are incredibly passionate about plants and avid […]

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Landscapes of the Month: Capturing Multiple Views From a Rooftop Oasis

Located in Denver, Colorado, this client wanted to create a rooftop retreat that would offer some of the most spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains, downtown Denver, and the city’s baseball stadium. The client hired Lifescape Colorado, based in Denver, Colorado, to take on the project. Since the project was successful, Lifescape Colorado received a […]

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Photo: Brandon Layne

Landscapes of the Month: Establishing Turf on a Mountainside

Located in central Virginia, this client wanted to open up the view on the mountain and cut down trees, and implement turf for erosion control and looks. They also wanted walking trails installed, a high-quality standard of turf, treatment on all turf areas, and for the turf to be mown regularly; this includes a flat area, […]

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Photo: Ruppert Landscape

Landscapes of the Month: Caring for a Prestigious College Campus

Located near the heart of the American federal government in Washington, D.C., about five minutes from Union Station and a twelve-minute walk from capitol hill sits the Georgetown Law Center. The client’s intent for this project was to maintain a landscape that reflects the history and prestige of this institution while balancing the need for […]

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Photo: Patrick McBride

Landscapes of the Month: Creating a Healing Environment for a Health Care Facility

Located in Kansas City, Kansas, this client desired to create a world-class healthcare facility that could house multiple divisions with their healthcare delivery system. The state-of-the-art medical facility is designed to provide flexibility and scalability to the healthcare community as well as use sustainable development and landscape techniques to shrink the effect on the environment […]

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Photo: David Patterson

Landscapes of the Month: Maintaining a Modern Manor

Located in Boulder, Colorado, this client desired a landscape and outdoor living design that would imitate the relaxed elegance in the French countryside of a historic estate. The residence is fronted by an extensive circle driveway and a formal courtyard entrance. The back of the home is open, and every single room leads outside. There […]

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