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Celebrate Earth Day by Protecting Biodiversity in the Landscape

Landscape professionals are stewards of the environment but just like anything else in life, there is always room for improvement. As we celebrate another Earth Day, one facet of sustainability you can examine in your operations is your efforts to increase biodiversity in your clients’ properties. Biodiversity is the number and variety of species in […]

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Landscape Industry Trends for 2024

So far, the 2020s have been banner years for the landscape industry. However, the upcoming presidential election, talk of a potential recession, climate change and other factors are all impacting client demand and trends.   Landscape professionals across the country share what they are seeing when it comes to these elements influencing consumers and what […]

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Technically Speaking: Creating a Winter Wonderland for Birds

If you have clients who delight in bird watching, you can aid their enjoyment of this hobby by crafting a landscape that attracts and protects birds during the colder months. Like all living creatures, birds need food, water and shelter during the winter. You can help provide these elements in a variety of ways.   […]

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Eco-Friendly Landscaping: Techniques for Landscape Professionals

Guest post by Rubi Cornejo, marketing manager at Advanced Pavers & Landscape In the world of landscaping, the call for sustainability and eco-consciousness grows louder each day. As urban areas expand and environmental challenges mount, our industry finds itself at a pivotal intersection. Clients, now more informed and environmentally aware, are not just seeking aesthetic […]

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Sustainability: Native Versus Non-Native Plants

“Native plants give us a sense of where we are in this great land of ours,” Lady Bird Johnson, First Lady of the United States from 1963-1969, famously said. “I want Texas to look like Texas and Vermont to look like Vermont.” More than 50 years later, the landscape industry — and many of its […]

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Myatt Landscaping & Construction Restores Raleigh Iron Works

When a building becomes dilapidated, it’s often torn down to make way for the new. This is not the case for Raleigh Iron Works, located in Raleigh, North Carolina. This historic space has been reclaimed and transformed into a mixed-use development. In 2021, Jamestown & Grubb Ventures Services broke ground on Raleigh Iron Works and […]

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