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TAG: Come Alive Outside

Come Alive Outside Design Challenge winning project completed

July 20, 2016By

Come Alive Outside, The Kitchen Community and Michael Hatcher & Associates partnered with Memphis Catholic Middle and High School (MCMHS) to install phase two of the school’s Learning Garden. The concept was the award-winning design from the 2016 Come Alive Outside Design Challenge. As part of the challenge, students from Auburn University, Hinds Community College, Louisiana University and Mississippi State University traveled to... read more

Public voting underway for 2015 Design Challenge

February 10, 2015By

Returning for a second year, the Come Alive Outside Design Challenge tweaked its judging process this year, allowing the public to cast its votes online until Feb. 19. The Design Challenge creates the opportunity for college, high school, elementary and preschool students to work together with landscape professionals to design and build engaging outdoor learning environments at schools and childcare... read more

Come Alive Outside moves forward as a nonprofit

December 2, 2014By

On Nov. 1, Come Alive Outside held its initial board meeting as a nonprofit organization, defining the strategic plan of the organization as it moves forward on its Come Alive Outside initiative. Started by JP Horizons President Jim Paluch in 2011, Come Alive Outside aims to inspire professional landscape companies to play a more active role in reconnecting communities with... read more

CAO Design Challenge crafts outdoor spaces for children

March 20, 2014By

Some clients told them to design a landscape that incorporated trees made of cotton candy. Others customers insisted on having an area where they could dig up treasure. To deliver on these requests would be a challenge for any landscape designer. But for the teams of college students that received them as part of the Come Alive Outside (CAO) Design... read more

Sponsor’s view: Listening and learning

June 14, 2013By

John Deere is delighted to sponsor this year’s LM150 issue! In addition to providing an overview of the biggest and best Green Industry service providers in North America, this issue features great ideas that any company can implement. Over the years, I’ve learned there’s tremendous benefit in listening to and learning from others in the industry. Those who’ve had different... read more

PLANET ‘Come Alive Outside Face-to-Face’ event series kicks off April 16

March 15, 2013By

HERNDON, VA.—The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) has partnered with JP Horizons to offer five “Come Alive Outside Face-to-Face” events this year at different landscape company facilities across the country. The Face-to-Face events offer real-life case studies in which successful landscape companies open the doors of their operations to workshop participants who examine six key areas of the business and, later,... read more