TAG: Beth Geraci

Giving a mile

July 20, 2015By
Photo: Ewing Irrigation Products

Whether running for autism or pitching in on pro bono projects, Ewing’s community service has some serious legs. For years, Phoenix-based Ewing Irrigation Products has made a difference through projects big and small. The company has renovated a baseball field for foster kids and orphans, installed irrigation for people in the military and organized staff to run the Phoenix marathon... read more

A greater meaning

July 19, 2015By
Photo: AMTOPP

In the Treasure State, one association is enriching the lives 
of veteran families, the hungry and the young. In Montana, where the population hovers around 1 million, people have to drive far to make a difference. And those in the landscape industry do drive far—up to eight hours, in fact—every year to honor veterans. In an annual outing inspired by... read more

Let the light shine

July 17, 2015By
Photo: Green Oasis

From holiday light displays to fashion show fundraisers, Green Oasis is brightening lives however it can. For military families, the holidays can be particularly stressful. After all, decorating often isn’t a top priority when a loved one is deployed. The staff members at Green Oasis by Greener Grass Systems, based in Eau Claire, Wis., know this. They have been brightening... read more

A giving state of mind

July 15, 2015By
Photo: Jacobsen Landscape Design & Construction

In one New Jersey community, a big company 
is making a big difference. It’s been nearly 14 years since 9/11. For many people, life has gone on. But in some places, like Midland Park, N.J., just 20 miles outside New York City, the loss still feels fresh. When Glenn Jacobsen, LIC, owner of Midland Park-based Jacobsen Landscape Design & 
Construction,... read more

Hometown heart

July 13, 2015By
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For Tulsa-based LawnAmerica, no local need is too big or small to fill. LawnAmerica’s impact is rooted in much more than the lawns of Tulsa, Okla. The company’s altruism seeps into every crevice of the community, sustaining Tulsa’s disadvantaged in countless ways. Recipients of LawnAmerica’s generosity can be found in Habitat for Humanity homes. In shelters for the abused and... read more

Domino effect

July 11, 2015By
Photo: Zaretsky & Associates

With Project Scion, Zaretsky & Associates shows how transformative gardens and landscapes can be. Vacant lots dot the landscape in Rochester, N.Y.’s slums like one lost opportunity after another. But a closer look reveals progress. Progress, it turns out, has a name. It’s Project Scion. Project Scion is the brainchild of Bruce Zaretsky and Sharon Coates of the Macedon, N.Y.,... read more