Reawakening a Natural Pool

by Trevor Smith Natural pools offer year-round outdoor enjoyment with surprisingly little upkeep. After its third, and very tough, winter, I recently opened a large natural pool and its associated constructed wetland for one of my clients. Here is a glimpse at the process. (more…)

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Bus Stop Green Roofs Win Greenovate Boston Award

Green roofs installed on several Boston bus shelters received a Greenovate Boston Award at the Greenovate Boston Community Summit held at Northeastern University on June 6, 2015. Funded by an Environmental Protection Agency grant, the project partnered Fairmount/Indigo Line Community Development Corporation Collaborative and Trevor Smith’s Land Escapes Design Inc. Trevor is the current president […]

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Can Electric Equipment Revolutionize Landscape Maintenance?

by Jamie Banks Reprinted with permission from Turf magazine’s website, www.turfmagazine.com. For more information, please visit the website or www.LawnSite.com. I first met Dan Mabe in April 2013 on the UCLA campus. Mabe is founder of the American Green Zone Alliance (AGZA), a training and certification group for electric landscape maintenance equipment and gas-free “Green […]

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2015 ELA Capital Fund Drive

For more than twenty three years, ELA has advocated for environmentally responsible landscapes. This important work continues through the generous support of ELA’s members and donors. Throughout the year ELA plays a critical role by educating landscape professionals and the public about important ecological landscape choices. This important work reaches a wide audience aided by digital […]

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