TAG: Envisioning Green

Efficiency Tip: Feed the roots

April 12, 2018By
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When Peter Stewart, horticulturist and designer, joined Envisioning Green last year, he was the firm’s first “plant guy.” At the time, plant replacement costs were a concern for the Caseyville, Ill.-based company. It warranties plants for a year after installation. Drawing on his education in botany, Stewart evaluated the problem and enlisted the help of mycorrhizal fungi to help feed... read more

What to know before purchasing compact construction equipment

May 12, 2017By
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Landscape contractors share their approaches to purchasing compact construction equipment and attachments. When a job calls for some heavy lifting or digging, it’s time to crank up the compact equipment and connect the attachments. But before landscape contractors can dig into their next projects, they’ve got to make sure they have the right machines for the job their companies’ needs.... read more