Bright spots in the shade

Floralis Garden Design

The landscape at the residence is simple, clean-lined, and mainly evergreen.  The container plantings are meant to accent the landscape, add seasonal color and interest, bring brightness to shade-filled areas of the landscape, and highlight areas of interest throughout the property. This Seasonal Container project is not only managed and maintained by our firm, but…

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Creating a neighborhood green space

Ed Castro Landscape

After purchasing the undeveloped 2.8 acre lot adjacent to their home to avoid over development in their neighborhood, our client wanted to restore the environmental health of the overgrown property while providing an inviting space for the entire neighborhood to enjoy. With thorough removal of invasive species, re-grading to reduce erosion, development of trails, orchards…

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Benevolent Discrimination is Still Discrimination – Stanton Law LLC

Amid national and local headlines about protests, social injustice and police reform, employers have grappled with whether to make public statements or otherwise take action. Consider internal as well as external ramifications before taking any stand, making a statement or encouraging employee action, wrote Todd Stanton and Amanda Farahany of Barrett & Farahany in a July 10 Fulton…

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Managing Employees’ Need for Leave As Schools Reopen

From Stanton Law LLC: August 1, 2020:  Summer is almost over, and the jury is still out on whether kids are heading back to “in-person” school or remaining virtual. In Georgia, some counties are still undecided. DeKalb County just sent out a survey to parents to decide the official plan. Other counties are implementing a…

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‘Nature Smart’ and inspirational

The Fockele Garden Company

Smartville Garden is an outdoor classroom at a public elementary school where students, staff, parents and the community can experience the proven effects of nature on educational aptitude, health and wellbeing. Plant taxonomy and classification, water conservation, environmental awareness, nature science, and biology are taught via an instruction model that includes cross-connecting science, technology, engineering…

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2021 Landscape Pro University Education Survey

Please help us as we plan our 2021 Landscape Pro University Educational Conference & Expo by answering a short survey about educational topics. Click here to complete the survey: 2021 Landscape Pro University Educational Topics Survey

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Chattahoochee Tech free Professional Development Courses

In an effort to support our communities, business and industry, and individuals in this time of need, Chattahoochee Tech is offering FREE access to several self-paced online, basic soft-skills courses that encompass a variety of topics useful in any work environment. The Soft Skills You Need Attention Management Business Etiquette Customer Service Emotional Intelligence Goal…

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Marketing Tools And Resources For The Coronavirus Era

From WT Digital Agency: COVID-19 has changed the world. Not only has the pandemic created a global health crisis, but many have argued the economic disruption will have as big of an impact as The Great Depression. As business owners struggle to maintain their businesses and their lifestyles, companies across the nation and the globe…

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Historic facelift

Plants Creative Landscapes

The owners of the property wanted to renovate the frontage to promote safety, delineate the business entrance, increase curb appeal as well as provide a seating area for its employees to use for business or pleasure by providing an outdoor room. Decorative pavers were used for the patio surface as an homage the colorful tile…

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Growers, suppliers, retail – video and resources from NICH

The National Initiative for Consumer Horticulture (NICH) offers these resources for growers, suppliers and retail operations: “Doing business under difficult circumstances – finding the resources you need” PPT presentation slides and list of links Video presentation

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