TAG: Texas

The Big One: No small feat

March 25, 2019By
The Domain (Greg Yount, Native Land Design)

Company: Native Land Design Location: Austin, Texas With 800 luxury residential units, 120 stand-alone landscape containers, 100 high-end retail stores and two acres of turf, The Domain poses several maintenance challenges. Based in Cedar Park, Texas, Native Land Design is up to the task and has been since it started maintaining the popular retail center and “hangout” space in June... read more

Hardscape Solutions: Revealing a view

February 19, 2019By
Overlooking balcony (Photo: Custom Greenscaping)

Custom Greenscaping revealed a beautiful view of a river and country club at the back of this commercial property. read more

Davey Tree acquires Houston-based LMS

February 14, 2019By

Davey Tree acquired LMS, a landscape firm in Houston. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. read more

Dallas startup takes big step in bringing autonomous mowers to commercial maintenance

March 29, 2017By

Industry stalwarts have long wondered when robotic- and autonomous-mower technology—versions of which are already used by many homeowners, especially in Europe—would hit the commercial maintenance front. Cub Cadet, Toro, Husqvarna and John Deere have all released or tested some form of the technology, and last February, LM wrote about an investor who is working with the National Robotics Engineering Center to try to develop... read more

Horizon acquires Texas-based Metro Irrigation Supply

April 5, 2016By

Expanding its reach in the Texas market, Horizon acquired Metro Irrigation Supply Co. Metro is a regional irrigation products distributor with eight sales centers in North and South Texas. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “Metro has a reputation for superior customer service and offers a comprehensive range of irrigation, drainage and landscape lighting products,” said Jim Ross, president of... read more

TPI, Project EverGreen support Houston Habitat for Humanity

March 9, 2016By

Volunteers installed more than 22,000 square feet of sod at six new residential properties in Houston’s Harrell Park subdivision. Turfgrass Producers International (TPI), Project EverGreen and Houston Habitat for Humanity worked together on the project. “Working with the Houston Habitat for Humanity through TPI affected me more than I anticipated,” said Ronni Zeigler from Ideal Turf in Hanna, Ill. “The lawn we installed put... read more