Archive for the ‘video’ tag
Here’s our weekly collection of fun stuff from the internet. Enjoy!
- The longest-serving employee at the Morton Arboretum also lives there. (via @ChicagoTreeMD)
- Rutgers launches rain barrels designed by local artists.
- Roanne Miller on why local green industry businesses are better for their communities.
- A great round-up of landscaper-friendly apps from @JShilan.
- Eye candy: 55 photos of Frank Mariani’s personal gardens.
- Above: A new video from the ASLA on how urban agriculture can be adapted to small spaces in cities.
Here’s our digest of fun, interesting and important links from the week. Dig in and enjoy!
- SoCal water fight heats up.
- Plans underway to create world’s largest online plant database.
- Many small businesses are avoiding loans. (via @genemarks)
- Top green building trends for 2012. (via @ValleyCrest)
- An oldie but a goodie: Email checklist.
- Above: Mark Ciccarelli from the Neave Group and his famous bourbon bacon chicken wings. (via @chris_heiler)
Here’s our Friday digest of fun and interesting stuff from the web. Enjoy, and have a great weekend!
- Small business M&A activity is at its highest point in three years.
- Phoenix housing is back on track. (via @martygrunder)
- How we pay taxes.
- Joe Calloway offers some great advice.
- We should all aspire to this level of brand loyalty.
- Modern (business) etiquette.
- Above: Mike Schwarze of Mike’s Tree Care saves a baby owl, remains awesome while doing so. (via @voiceoftreecare)
Here’s our weekly update on cool stuff we found online. Enjoy, and have a great weekend!
- NPR gets really NPR-y with a story on how sound can impact plants.
- Which metro areas in the U.S. are recovering fastest. (via @UrbanLandInst)
- An apples-to-apples spreadsheet for your favorite property manager or HOA.
- Seth Godin makes the case for follow-up calls.
- A new international competition will award 15,000 Euros to the best sustainable landscape design. (via The Dirt)
- Above: Chris Heiler and our own Carolyn LaWell discuss the changes Facebook made this week and what they mean to small business owners.
About half of our team is on the road this week, covering the California Spring Trials. Two teams of editors and videographers are headed south down Pacific Coast Highway in California, reporting on the latest and greatest plant introductions from major breeders and suppliers.
For the next seven days, they’ll have the newest plant varieties for landscapes, garden centers and home gardens, and breaking news from the world of plants.
You’ll find daily coverage at our main site, and can sign up for our daily enewsletter here. You can also get up-to-the-minute dispatches on Twitter by following Greenhouse Management magazine at @greenhousemag, GM Editor Kristy O’Hara at @GMmagEditor, our new consumer-focused app A Garden Life at @agardenlife and the hashtag #springtrials.
Here’s our weekly round-up of interesting and (somewhat) relevant stuff from around the web. Enjoy!
- Landscape benefits by the numbers.
- Related: Resodding can quickly boost curb appeal. (h/t to Norm Goldenberg)
- Photos of the urban forest in New Orleans.
- The Pando is one of the world’s largest living organisms.
- The High Line could be coming to Chicago.
- Above: The Parklands, a massive new park planned for Louisville, Ky. (via The Dirt)
What do you do when you’re proud of a job? Swingle, Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care makes and shares videos. Here’s a clinic on how its crews removed fallen trees after high winds.
Here’s our weekly digest of fun links from around the web. Hope you like them!
- An edible urban forest is planned for Seattle.
- You can help shape the next version of LEED. (via @waterguru2)
- Nearly half of Americans now own smartphones. More than 60% of people with household income of more than $75,000 do.
- On sick days and dedication. (via @martygrunder)
- A new app to track your water footprint.
- Woman smoking meth burns down Florida’s oldest tree.
- Above: A record player that makes music from trees.
Here’s our weekly digest of interesting and informative stuff from the internet. Dig in, and have a great weekend!
- “A wall made of animals.” Why you need a good schedule, not just a great design.
- 30,000-year-old plants from the Russian permafrost.
- Chris Heiler on how to do SEO.
- A great discussion on gas prices at our Linkedin group.
- Good, short piece from Jason Cupp on customers.
- Abbot and Costello explain unemployment figures.
- Above: The first in a series of top landscape mistakes from Austin Outdoor.
Here’s our weekly collection of cool stuff we found online. Enjoy!
- U.S. cities lose 4 million trees a year
- Write better Twitter headlines.
- Toilet-to-tap turn you off? It’s good enough for astronauts
- New rules for H-2B.
- These Mark Awards are pretty bad-ass.
- Where is the River Volga? What Tomas Edison asked potential hires in his interview process.
- Above: The making of snow circle art by Sonja Hinrichsen at Rabbit Ear Pass, Steamboat Springs, Colo. (via The Dirt)