Whether you consider the relationship of landscaping to a commercial complex or residential development as icing on the cake or as a vital ingredient in the distinctive appeal of the whole project, there is little doubt that your concern is real and an important part of your planning. There are so many con
The trend in landscaping today — throughout the world — is toward a more natural look. In addition, in practical terms, commercial landscapes must provide adequate streets and parking areas, easy, safe, and secure access to buildings, tasteful landscaping and lighting, and much more. While well-tended
Few things are more appealing than a broad expanse of manicured green lawn. Turfgrass serves, not only as a carpet of green that carries the eye to different layers of the landscape design and as a buffer between streets, parking areas, and hardscape, but also as an element of a more artistic garden. For a
There is no doubt that mosquitoes are a nuisance. Slapping at the flying armies of uninvited “guests” at Florida’s beaches and hotels is sometimes enough to discourage the hardiest among us. Mosquitoes are annoying in numerous ways: The tiny flies are hard to avoid, and repellents have only limited e
Beautiful landscapes don’t just happen, especially the impressive manicured planting areas, walkways, and colorful, cooling retreats that grace Florida’s best office buildings, hotels, and commercial developments. Municipalities also realize the benefits of parks and playgrounds, and they encourage art
Both vacation trips and business travel have undergone major changes in recent years. With the emergence of destination resorts and hotel-conference centers that are sometimes akin to small cities, the hospitality industry places new emphasis on both ambiance and service, visual delight as well as comfort.