Few things are more appealing than a broad expanse of manicured green lawn. Turfgrass serves, not only as a carpet of green that carries the eye to different layers of the landscape design and as a buffer between streets, parking areas and hardscape, but also as an element of a more artistic garden. For a
There is no doubt that mosquitoes are a nuisance. Slapping at the flying armies of uninvited “guests” at Florida’s beaches and hotels is sometimes enough to discourage the hardiest among us. Mosquitoes are annoying in numerous ways: The tiny flies are hard to avoid, and repellents have only limited e
Beautiful landscapes don’t just happen, especially the impressive manicured planting areas, walkways and colorful, cooling retreats that grace Florida’s best office buildings, hotels and commercial developments. Municipalities also realize the benefits of parks and playgrounds, and they encourage artis
Both vacation trips and business travel have undergone major changes in recent years. With the emergence of destination resorts and hotel-conference centers that are sometimes akin to small cities, the hospitality industry places new emphasis on both ambiance and service, visual delight as well as comfort.
Modern technology has changed the face of business across all industries, and landscaping technology continues to evolve. Horticulture, plant biology, landscape design and maintenance, outdoor facilities planning, and many other associated fields are affected daily by new knowledge and emerging techniques
In some way, plants are like pets and children. They need to be nurtured, and some have special needs. Even though winter plant protection in Florida is less of a concern than in many other parts of the country, some seasonal preparations are recommended to assure that trees, shrubs and landscape plants