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2014-10-29 08:36:29

WILMINGTON, Ohio, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TimberTech, a world leader in alternative decking and railing, follows up on the huge success of its Legacy Collection, introduced in early 2014, with a new, warm gray color called Ashwood. The subtle, earthy and aged look of Ashwood mimics the look of hand-hewn lumber with a richness that makes it nearly indistinguishable from tropical hardwoods. With the addition of Ashwood, Earthwood Evolution's Legacy Collection now includes four...

2014-10-20 23:01:46

The Weed Science Society of America has announced that the slides and webcast of the September scientific summit on herbicide resistance will be available for free online. The event featured participants from over 100 cities around the world and included growers, scientists, public policy makers, and others interested in the impact of herbicide-resistant weeds and agricultural productivity. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 On the heels of its September scientific summit on...

2014-10-20 12:32:34

ASLA Media Advisory WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 Annual Meeting and EXPO of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is expected to draw more than 5,000 attendees, and will feature almost 500 exhibitors. The theme is "Resilience." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140325/DC90161LOGO-b Keynotes by environmental justice activist Robert D. Bullard, and a panel on landscape architecture on TV featuring veteran hosts, producers and...

2014-10-14 12:31:56

Company becomes one-stop shop for custom outdoor living solutions MONROE, Ohio, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deceuninck North America, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality systems for windows, doors and outdoor living, will highlight its new deck lighting and baluster options for Clubhouse® Decking products at DeckExpo 2014, creating a one-stop source for decking and railing solutions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130218/NE61839LOGO "Deck lighting is...

2014-10-08 23:02:41

The Weed Science Society of America has issued a new fact sheet to uproot common misconceptions about "superweeds". This paper specifically examines two widespread fallacies with the goal of educating the broader community on various issues associated with weeds and herbicide resistance management. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) issued a new fact sheet to uproot common misconceptions about “superweeds”– a catchall...

2014-10-08 08:22:05

- We invite the community to visit our PARK(ing) Space on October 16, 1:00PM - 9:00PM on South Street - MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grow It Green Morristown (GIGM) will be kicking off its community-wide Grow Early Capital Campaign for the re-build of the Early Street Community Garden (ESCG) with a PARK(ing) Day. We will be turning a Parking Spot into a PARK(ing) Space on October 16 from 1:00PM - 9:00PM on South Street at Dehart Street. We invite the community to...

2014-10-07 08:23:33

New Website Highlights Portland's Leadership as an Urban Innovator WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Portland, Oregon, is more than a trendy place to visit--it has long been ahead of the curve on urban design and sustainability, thanks to smart leadership and a willingness to experiment and innovate. The Landscape Architect's Guide to Portland, launched today by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), explains Portland's cutting-edge approach to sustainable urban design....

2014-10-03 23:05:02

New formula is the fastest triclopyr combination product on the market. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 PBI-Gordon Corporation, a leader in the turf and ornamental management industry, is pleased to introduce TZone™ SE Broadleaf Herbicide for Tough Weeds. The reduced-solvent ester formulation of TZone SE delivers twice the triclopyr per acre as most combination products for fast control of broadleaf weeds. “Lawn care operators hate callbacks,” says David Loecke,...

2014-09-29 23:13:15

SUPPRESS™ Herbicide EC is registered as a broad spectrum contact herbicide for post-emergent, non-selective weed control for use in all agricultural food and non-food crops. Vista, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Westbridge Agricultural Products announced today the EPA approval of SUPPRESS™ Herbicide EC, a highly effective new tool for organic growers. SUPPRESS™ Herbicide EC is registered as a broad spectrum contact herbicide for post-emergent, non-selective weed control for use in...

2014-09-22 12:36:03

Series features 2013 Exterior Living Spaces® Facebook® Home Makeover Contest winner VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CertainTeed's fourth webisode in the 2013 Living Spaces(®) Facebook(®) Home Makeover Video Contest, featuring the Bielfelt family of Mentor, Ohio, dives deep into the importance of superior weather-resistance and proper ventilation as part of a healthy whole-home system. CertainTeed 5-Star Green and Master Shingle Applicator contractor, RJK...


Latest Landscape architecture Reference Libraries

Roof garden
2013-08-21 10:36:40

A roof garden is a garden planted on the roofs of buildings, also known as rooftop farming. A roof garden is not only decorative but also offers other benefits such as providing food for human consumption and adding a natural habitat for wildlife, mainly birds. Plants are usually grown with hydroponics, aeroponics, or air-dynaponics. Container gardening with soil may also be used. Vertical gardening will allow for more plant production in a small area. Completing the gardening cycle...

Container garden
2013-08-21 10:16:39

A container garden consists of plants that are grown in pots, boxes, or other containers rather than directly in the ground. Containers can be made of terracotta, wood, plastic, ceramic, or other material that will hold soil and water. There are many forms of containers from the old worn out shoe, tea cups, terracotta pots, window boxes, or the more sophisticated methods with automatic-watering systems. Container gardening is good for growers who do not have adequate soil, growing...

Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

Arbor, Pergola
2013-08-21 06:57:26

Arbor, or pergola, is an added feature to gardens that provides shade for walkways and sitting areas. Arbors, or pergolas, are made with vertical posts, which supports horizontal beams creating a lattice effect which enables vines and other woody climbers to climb; the dense foliage also provides shelter from moderate rain showers. Pergolas may be used as an extension to an already existing building or free standing as with a gazebo. Image Credit: Thinkstock

Wildlife Garden
2013-08-05 11:00:54

A wildlife garden (or wild garden) provides a natural habitat for many species of wildlife/animals. Wildlife gardens can be parcels of land allowed to grow naturally or created by individuals with an interest in wildlife habitats. Gardeners will grow a wildlife garden in conjunction with their production/cash crop gardens as a means of attracting various species of wildlife to help control the pest and pollinate the flowers. Creating natural habitats that have otherwise disappeared will...

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