Carbon-Reducing Landscapes

This week, the Senate Committee on  Environment and Public Works considers  new “cap and trade” legislation, which would limit carbon emissions by industry, and allow the purchase of carbon credits to offset excess emissions.  This potentially places a new value on green space, above its acknowledged benefits for our physical and mental health.  In time, carbon-sequestering green space may have a value on the open market. In an article in October’s Lawn & Landscape, scientists…

September Tips & Events

For Designers: COGDesign presents designer Lynden Miller – October 7, 2009, 6-8 pm.  From the website: Lynden Miller,well known NYC public garden designer, will speak about designing, maintaining, and funding beautiful, four-season plantings for public places. Her garden projects in NYC have become urban oases with economic benefits and the power to transform the way people behave and feel about their city. Lynden will sign her new book, Parks, Plants, and People: Beautifying the Urban…

AYAH Advice in Turf Magazine Article

We’re often called to help pet-owners create dog-friendly and dog-resistant landscapes. Turf Magazine called us for a few tips on landscaping for dogs. Here’s the article, which appeared in the May 2009 issue.