TAG: A Look Back

A Look Back: Irrigation meets tech

November 15, 2019By

“Also of concern to the industry, then, is conservation of water and energy, each of which have been in short supply at some time during the last 15 years.” Even though that quote comes from an article in the May 1986 issue of Weeds, Trees and Turf (the former name of LM), it’s a sentiment that’s still echoed by the... read more

A Look Back: GIE+EXPO

September 18, 2019By
Cover: LM archives

The Landscape Management staff takes a look back at how far GIE+EXPO has come in the past 15 years as the industry's largest trade show. read more

A Look Back: Choosing a mower

August 15, 2019By

“Let’s face it: Choosing a mower is not an easy task,” wrote Heide Aungst, associate editor of Weeds, Trees and Turf (Landscape Management’s former name) in the November 1986 issue of the magazine. With so many new innovations, choosing a mower can be as tough today as it was then. One thing that has certainly evolved to make mowers more... read more

A Look Back: First lady of flowers

July 22, 2019By

The cover interview for our March 1985 issue was former first lady Lady Bird Johnson, an advocate for beautifying and preserving the natural world read more

A Look Back: Happy anniversary

June 26, 2019By

Can you believe this is the 10th anniversary of the first LM150? Back in 2009, the LM150 was wrapped into the State of the Industry report and only took up about 10 pages of the magazine. We’ve certainly grown since then, giving the list its own supplement and incorporating more company profiles. One thing that hasn’t changed: several of the... read more

A Look Back: Play stations

May 14, 2019By

Like “Hardscape Solutions,” but a little more playful. This October 1987 article from Landscape Management featured three different playground projects, one of which was built by an act of Congress. All three playgrounds provide recreation areas for children (or adults, in one case) and use local flora to provide shade and enhance the aesthetics of the play areas. read more