NIU unveils plans for ‘Memorial Garden’ – NIU

February 16, 2009,AEDT

NIU unveils plans for ‘Memorial Garden’ – NIU – Office of Public Affairs Northern Illinois University will build a garden near Cole Hall, with a curved peaceful walkway and five illuminated sections of cardinal red granite, as a permanent memorial | Read More

$1.6mil in planting for Toronto – globe and mail

February 16, 2009,AEDT

JOHN LORINC of Globe & Mail in a special report states “In the City of Toronto’s looming $8.7-billion operating budget, this year’s $1.6-million allocation for tree planting looks like little more than a sapling-sized line-item. It’s an outlay that will | Read More

Construction starts on Noorderpark – West 8

February 15, 2009,AEDT

This week construction works have started at the Noorderpark in Amsterdam. The first part to be developed is Volewijk-Oost and will be ready mid-2009. When all parts are completed, Amsterdam will have a real green central park that functions as | Read More

When to cut a deal, when to run –

February 12, 2009,AEDT When to cut a deal, when to run “When times were good, Scott Wentworth’s clients thought little of spending $150,000 to spruce up their properties with outdoor kitchens, hot tubs and babbling pools. Mr. Wentworth, a landscape architect and | Read More

Junkyard Playgrounds – TIME

February 9, 2009,AEDT

TIME reports “U.S. playgrounds with their slick stretches of asphalt, colorful, convoluted slides and free-form sculptures for climbing, are among the world’s safest, cleanest and most indestructible. But are they what children want?” read the full article @ the SOURCE: | Read More

A New Water Economy – The Denver Post

February 8, 2009,AEDT

The Denver Post reports Water conservation and efficiency programs at the city, state and federal level should be tied to economic recovery and stimulus programs that: • Incentivize the private sector to create green Colorado jobs. Landscaping, landscape architecture, and | Read More

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