The Art of Landscape Renovation

The backyard makeover movement is capitalizing on the trend to extend indoor spaces outdoors with sustainable elements.

  Remodeling is tops in homeowner trends this year, according to a 2014 Houzz survey, and we're not talking about just kitchens and baths. Landscape and patio projects rank No. 4 on the list of top remodeling projects. "Until recently, landscaping often has been the poor stepchild of the homeownership budget," writes certified horticulturist and garden columnist George Weigel in his post, "The Value of Good Landscaping," on the Pennsylvania Landscape and Nursery Association's website. "When the money ran out, it was frequently the planting projects that got pushed off onto the future ... (Read More...)

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8/19/2014 - AgCon Equipment Adds Terex Compact Construction Equipment Line

AgCon Equipment (Agriculture and Construction Equipment Sales, Service Parts and Rentals) is now an authorized distributor of the Terex compact construction equipment line, including compact track loaders, skid steer loaders, compact excavators, compact ...More

8/18/2014 - GIE+EXPO User-Friendly Tools

Register by September 11 to get the early-bird discount
GIE+EXPO 2014's $15 early-bird registration fee is available through September 11 at From September 12 until 5 p.m. EDT on October 21, preregistration will be $30. For those who wait to register during the show at the Kentucky Exposition ...More
Redi-Rock Announces Winners of Annual Rocky Awards - Redi-Rock International is pleased to announce the winners of Redi-Ro...

8/15/2014 - Redi-Rock Announces Winners of Annual Rocky Awards

Redi-Rock International is pleased to announce the winners of Redi-Rock International's annual Rocky Awards for projects completed within the past year have been announced. The Rocky Awards honor the best Redi-Rock walls built in the categories of Commercial, ...More

7/22/2014 - Entries Sought for HNA Hardscape Project Awards

Hardscape North America is now accepting entries for the 7th Annual HNA Hardscape Project Awards to be presented during the HNA 2014 Awards Breakfast being held on Friday, October 24, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. ...More

7/16/2014 - Author Janine Driver to Present CENTS Keynote

Janine Driver, the New York Times Best Selling author of "You Say More Than You Think" (Random House) and, most recently, "You Can't Lie To Me" (HarperOne) has been selected as Keynote for CENTS Marketplace & University January ...More

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Gator Base
---Quote (Originally by Shorelandscaper)--- Ive convinced one to take the leap. I had to... Read More
09/22 05:34:49 AM
Rental trees
---Quote (Originally by ArTurf)--- Why sunken? ---End Quote--- Many towns require sunke... Read More
09/21 10:23:28 PM
DMX Lighting
---Quote (Originally by The Lighting Geek)--- IlluminFX has RGB landscape fixtures and f... Read More
09/21 09:59:24 PM
labor cost of pavers?
---Quote (Originally by DVS Hardscaper)--- We have different levels of answers here. ... Read More
09/21 01:43:25 PM
any ideas why this melted?
Ditto exactly what Chris and Tommy said. 280 on each side is way over the 80% rule (I kno... Read More
09/21 09:16:00 AM
outdoor stair case ideas?
PT will rot in a few years... Read More
09/21 08:46:43 AM
Palmetto Removal
Truck and chain are already ruled out they're in the backyard of a townhome so its in a re... Read More
09/20 11:16:18 PM