Whoops — one more eensy blog post before we break for the holidays! As part of Deep Root’s end-of-year giving, we’ve donated to the following groups: Healthy Building Network Water 1st International Partners in Health SF Animal Care and Control These organizations reflect a mixture of our professional and our personal interests, and we’re all… More
Welcome to 2011! Last month we added video icons to Silva Cell Featured Projects with accompanying video footage on our website. Now we’ve got another little change that should make searching for projects even easier.
Earlier this month we had a rash of Silva Cell installations in the UK. The trees for one of those — the Lidl Store in New Milton — are now in. We can’t wait to see these London planes in the spring when they start to leaf out and provide some much needed shade and… More
My, what nice trees you have. Yes yes, money doesn’t really grow on trees. But recent research from the Center for Urban Horticulture at the University of Washington points to the next best thing — that trees in business districts have a positive effect on consumer behavior.
In the first government-sponsored urban tree planting effort since the 1970s, Britain has committed £4.2m to plant one million trees by 2015. Declining rates of tree planting are the motivation for this new effort, which is being co-sponsored by Defra, Forestry Commission, Woodland Trust, Trees for Cities, Tree Council, and more.
For those of you who were at GreenBuild a couple of weeks ago, I hope it was a successful show and that you had the opportunity to learn and go to a bunch of the interesting sessions. But if you didn’t go, or just didn’t make it to our session, ASLA’s “The Dirt” blog has… More