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KNOW YOUR SOIL!

Soil is one of the most essential elements for planting trees. Your soil will determine the overall success and health of your tree. Since different trees prefer different soil types, one needs to be conscious of the soil type in…
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The Positive Environmental Benefits of Telecommuting

With the rapid advancement of technology, telecommuting has always been inevitable, but the pandemic changed business overnight. Most digital companies have embraced the new way of doing business and have benefited greatly, especially in decreasing costs to the business. However,…
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Specifying Trees – Below Ground

Specifying Trees has become the “go-to” book when it comes to landscape architecture. This is the third blog regarding the Specifying Trees book and we will be focusing on below-ground (the root system) specifications. Since we hardly see the root…
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Are Tree Planting Drones The Solution To Deforestation?

This latest invention could be the fastest and most efficient solution to deforestation. South African Andries Louw and Australian Andrew Walker have started a company named Airseed Technologies to address deforestation. The two drone enthusiasts have developed a prototype drone…
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Specifying Trees – Above Ground

Specifying Trees has become the “go-to” book when it comes to landscape architecture. This is the second blog regarding the Specifying Trees book and we will be focusing on above-ground specifications. Since trees are above the ground, the specifications are…
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TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL URBAN LANDSCAPING

Trees don’t just add to the aesthetics of an environment, they are highly beneficial to the environment and its stakeholders. The benefits include purifying the air by producing oxygen and absorbing CO2 and other pollutants such as nitrogen, ammonia and…
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Google Earth time-lapse videos (1984-2020)

See how we are changing the face of the earth in these two Google Earth time-lapse videos. One showing the decimation of OUR Earth’s forests (aka our lungs) and the other the expansion of cities over the same time period,…
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What is good for the plant is good for us

Zach Bush, MD is a triple board-certified physician in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Hospice/Palliative care. He is one of the most compelling medical minds currently working to improve our understanding of human and environmental health. Zach Bush presents…
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Specifying Trees

We recently discovered a book titled ‘Specifying Trees’ by Ross Clark. If you are a landscape architect, landscape design and landscape contractor, or simply enjoy landscaping, then you probably want to get your hands on this one. Specifying Trees has…
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