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WASHINGTON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) applauds the Obama Administration for its May 19 announcement,
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Early bird registration savings available until June 19. WASHINGTON, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has opened registration
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Billable hours, hiring, and inquiries for new work all jump. WASHINGTON, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Business is booming for landscape architecture firms.
Shannon Hathaway joined the Super-Sod team in April to serve the The Triangle market. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 30, 2015 Super-Sod welcomed aboard Shannon
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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...
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 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, 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
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...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).