Smart irrigation control; more efficient emission devices; more use of drip irrigation; considering alternate water supplies; better customer education
Native grasses, wildflowers and wetland reeds are “more sustainable” and provide “more natural look”.
Certified irrigation professionals no longer have to sign partnership agreements with EPA to be recognized for water-efficient knowledge.
Previous law required 100% to be living, marking a dramatic shift in views on outdoor water use to maintain landscapes.
As high temps and dry weather hit, use these tips to keep grass lush and green.
Field tests show nearly 50% landscape water-use savings when using Aqua Cents; company now looks to expand reach of product nationwide through subcontracting and licensing agreements.
Smart-irrigation technologies can go a long way in helping to maintain healthy lawns while conserving water. But there are other things landscape contractors can do in addition.
Massachusetts contractor Ed Marchant says demand for smart irrigation is definitely moving in the right direction.
Evapotranspiration (ET) controllers help conserve water use in landscape irrigation.
Smart Irrigation Controllers, High-Efficiency Nozzles Lead the Way
Smart Irrigation Month in July is designed to increase awareness of water-saving products and practices.
Leading Green Industry voices offer insight into key regulations that could affect small business in 2013 and beyond.
Landscape irrigation pro Paul Thunstrom offers nine tips to help other pros increase their level of proficiency.
Seeks to protect the future of our nation's water supply by offering people a simple way to use less water with water-efficient products.
Fresno-based ACLS focuses on sustainability, service diversity
Texas landscapers on how they've dealt with the record drought
Smart Yard program provides homeowners with smart controllers
if your water knowledge and skills are worthy of being labeled as Landscape Industry Certified.
Skid Steer Trencher Attachment Maintenance Tips
from Paladin Construction and Bradco Attachments.
Tom Lupfer of Illinois-based Lupfer Landscaping is on a SITES project in Chicago's western suburbs, and describes his six-point plan to sustainable landscaping.
This series on sustainable landscaping examines how the current SITES initiative looks to take landscaping beyond what’s currently offered in LEED green building standards.
Here are 10 quick-start goals for going green and practicing sustainability in your landscape operations, courtesy of PLANET.
As a member of the Green Industry, STIHL believes that when it comes to sustainability, there are few people more qualified in caring for the environment than those who interact with it on a daily basis: landscape contractors.
As Congress debates climate change and water conservation, the green industry looks to tout the benefits of healthy plants and turfgrass, and the need for responsible landscape irrigation.
Landscape irrigation contractor practices water conservation through EPA WaterSense partnership.