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Firm: Sasaki, Watertown, Mass. ASLA Election Year: 2017 Category: Works Gina Ford, of Sasaki Associates, received her nomination for 'Works' from the Boston Society. Gina's dedication to landscape architecture at the planning and built-work stages has distinguished her throughout her career, as do her many high-profile riverfront landscape designs,...

Firm: Morrow Reardon Wilkinson Miller, Ltd., Albuquerque ASLA Election Year: 2017 Category: Service Dennis Wilkinson, of Morrow Reardon Wilkinson Miller, Ltd., received his nomination for 'Service' from the New Mexico Chapter. Dennis has advanced the landscape architecture in the areas of licensure and continuing education. His greatest...

Jack Caldwell, a former president of the New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association, died on October 10. He was 80 years old. He founded Caldwell's Suburban Gardens and retired after over 40 years as an excavating contractor. He was also a charter member of the Bergen County Landscape Contractors Association, which later became the NJLCA. In...

Duane Border Design is an award-winning landscape architecture studio working on civic, hospitality, education and exclusive residential projects. The firm uses an interactive, engaging design process to establish a vision that expresses the unique lifestyle of our clients. Duane Border has over 15 years experience as a design leader of large and...

A garden, no matter how small, brings enormous benefits for seniors. It offers a quiet space for relaxation, calms nerves and reduces anxiety. Studies show that gardening is good for the health. It improves mobility & flexibility and enhances endurance and strength. If you have customers that are seniors who intend to keep a garden or make one in a...

When it comes to purchasing LED holiday lights, you have a wide range of choices. Some LEDs are rated at 20,000 hours while others may be rated as high as 100,000 hours. Retail-grade LED bulbs are often half-wave rectified while commercial-grade LED bulbs are generally full-wave rectified. The IP ratings, a classification for protection against...

A definitive agreement has been announced by Houston-based TreeTown USA to purchase Village Nurseries of Orange County, California. The deal is being reported to be one of the largest strategic nursery acquisitions in recent history and will create a nursery with a coast-to-coast footprint. Sixteen-year-old, privately-owned TreeTown has three...

The Irrigation Foundation has named Claire Ehrlinger, CIT, from MiraCosta College in Oceanside, California, the recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Education Award, which will be presented at the 2017 Irrigation Show and Education Conference. The Excellence in Education Award recognizes a current or past educator of agriculture or landscape...

A few months ago, a ten-year-old boy made news headlines when he wrote a letter to President Trump offering to mow the lawn of the White House. The boy, now 11, was invited to spend the morning of September 15 at the White House with the groundskeepers to mow the lawn of the Rose Garden. The president joined Frank "FX" Giaccio while he was hard at...

Since fall is the best time to aerate lawns, helping achieve better airflow, water absorption, fertilizer effectiveness, and plant root health, according to turf renovation equipment manufacturer RYAN(R), they have designated Sept. 16 as Aerate Your Lawn Day to educate consumers and professionals about the benefits of aeration. Another aim of the...