Archive for the ‘trees’ tag
We’re all over the map this week: goats, pet food, World War I-era trees and an in-depth look at how Americans self-identify as middle class.
- A cool video history of Ariens.
- First: There’s a Congressional cemetery. Second: They use goats to maintain it.
- Liberty Oaks.
- Trade secrets from Clay Mathile.
- Data-driven insight into the middle class.
- A state-by-state guide to irrigation certification regulations.
- Above: The most amazing thing about trees.
Big week this week. Lots of cool stuff on new turf research, end-of-year plans and why your truck is now the most-stolen vehicle in America.
- Research on how the urban forest cleans the air we breathe.
- Related: A worthwhile tree cause.
- Sharing water savings.
- When your boat is sinking.
- A to-do list for the rest of the year. (via Marty)
- F-250s are now the most-stolen vehicle. Lock up those pick-ups.
- Post-LCO business model.
- Above: Cool stuff from iTurfAppsLive.
Lots of good stuff this week: marketing, tree climbing and detention pond tips. See you Monday.
Here’s my weekly digest of cool stuff. Lots of trees and insects. The weather’s great here in Ohio and crews have been slammed. Stay safe this weekend and enjoy it!
- U.S. scientists still unsure about cause of Colony Collapse Disorder.
- Related: Europe ignores science, bans neonicitinoids anyway.
- Bad news borers: an update on EAB and its recalcitrant cousins.
- Planting ancient trees.
- Book: “New York City of Trees.”
- Above: The first cut of the season at my place. Share your own glamour shots here.
Some very cool stuff this week: New research examines the health benefits of green space, a big western city is raising water rates because people are saving too much water and Pittsburgh reinvents itself from a black smudge of steel factories to a champion of sustainability. There’s hope for us all.
See you next week.
- ASLA Guide to Washington’s great landscapes was nominated for a Webby. Vote here.
- Portland is raising its water rates to keep pace with lagging demand.
- The outside Rx.
- Related: New study further shows health benefits of green space.
- 6 of the coolest trees in America.
- How to choose a board for your business.
- Above: Pittsburgh’s Phipps Conservatory opens the Center for Sustainable Landscapes at the “greenest building on Earth.”
A massive chainsaw suspended from a helicopter to trim trees?
You say overkill. I say New Jersey.
This week I’ve got a lot of cool forest stuff for you, as well as the latest research on America’s Hispanic population and a neat case study on water savings. Needless to say, it’s a grab bag. Have a great weekend!
Here’s our weekly round-up of cool stories from the web. Enjoy!
- Bottle gardens.
- Preserving landscaping’s past.
- Flower-powered clock.
- When trees die, people die.
- ValleyCrest replants all the trees it cut down to make way for the shuttle.
- Above: A robot uses a Stihl chainsaw to carve nesting stools out of a log.
Here’s our weekly digest of articles, images and generally cool stuff from the web. Enjoy, and have a great weekend.
- Build your sales pipeline.
- Using sound to build a garden.
- Native plant bingo with CLCA.
- How to irrigate a slope.
- Bummer: Why trees can’t grow taller than 300 feet.
- Employee addiction.
- They’ve got a bit of universe conflation here, but this is pretty good.
- Above: GIFs of plant leaves withering.
Here’s our round-up of the most interesting (and mostly tree-related) stuff from the web this week. Enjoy!
- The world’s oldest trees are disappearing.
- Related: A map of the world’s oldest trees.
- NatGeo sends its photographers to document research on the President in Sequoia National Park.
- Damage to the NYBG from Superstorm Sandy.
- One non-tree thing: Asking great questions.
- Above: Time-lapse of fall in Central Park.