Women in Landscaping
ALTHOUGH SHE’S ALWAYS RELISHED NATURE, IT WAS DURING
Sherry Koontz’s five years of active military duty as part
of the 45th Support Group that she first channeled that
desire into a skill.
THE INCREASING POPULARITY OF
ponds and large water features
among residential and commercial
markets translates into a high
profit margin for your business,
and are simpler to build than you
think. For this article, we will focus
on the mechanics and technique of
how to build a large water feature.
A beautiful home sits in a wooded
hillside neighborhood on the
outskirts of town. The owner loves
it here. With tall pines surrounding
his house, he has all the privacy he wants and not much grass to mow.
His woods are thick with overgrown shrubs and fallen branches, but he
likes it that way. It’s natural, he says. Or is it?
New. That one little word creates a sense of excitement like none other. When you're asked, "What's new?" the last thing you want to say is "Nothing." People are naturally drawn to the newest hi-tech gadgets, new store openings and new restaurant menus. Why should your company by any different?
Eco-Green Sustainable Landscapes
When Diane Downey first moved to California from her home in England, she was thrilled by the many ways in which she could indulge her passion for gardening. “I was amazed by all the beautiful plants I could grow,” says Downey. “I was like a kid in a candy store.”
Why is the water green?” you might ask. Whenever there is a
surplus of available plant food (nitrate), Mother Nature steps in and
supplies something to use it, in an attempt to achieve balance. Your
water is green because of an explosive growth of small algae and phyto-