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Sukkah Design Contest Announces Judging Panel

SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – The Leichtag Foundation announces a prominent panel that will judge the Sukkot at the Ranch Design Competition, now accepting submissions through August 24.  Judges include: Rob Wellington Quigley, San Diego architect most known for the New Central Library; Christopher Hawthorne, Los Angeles Times architecture critic; Mia Lehrer, Los Angeles-based landscape architect and urban designer; Davidson Norris, New York-based architect and daylighting designer and Jessica Lee Vences, one of last year’s winning designers from a team at the … Continue reading

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EDSA Complete’s Four Seasons At Disney

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ORLANDO, FL (August 6, 2014) – The global landscape architecture firm, EDSA, was commissioned to develop the master plan and provide full service landscape architecture design for Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort, opening on August 3. EDSA’s expertise in planning and landscape architecture, hardscape design, water feature design and attention to detail unifies the ambiance of this highly anticipated resort.  According to Rob Hutcheson, EDSA Vice President and Project Manager, “Our goal is always to ensure … Continue reading

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Reversible Golf Course A 2-For-1 Deal

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Roscommon, MI – After two decades spanning the globe from New Zealand to China designing world-class golf courses, Traverse City resident Tom Doak, is coming home to create a course at Forest Dunes Golf Club in northern Michigan that legendary golf architects could only dream of doing. Doak and his Renaissance Golf Design team will design and build a reversible course – two distinct layouts using the same greens but playing clockwise one way and counter clockwise the other way. … Continue reading

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Learn The Proper Way To Apply Pesticides

Philadelphia, Penn. – Summer months mean higher pest pressure in most areas of the country — so it’s more important than ever to know how to properly apply pesticides. That’s why FMC Corporation is reintroducing three videos showing proper guidelines for liquid pesticide applications and demonstrating how to apply Talstar® Professional Insecticide. The videos take viewers step-by-step through applications of Talstar  for outdoor spot and perimeter treatments, as well as indoor applications.  Now live on the FMC Turf YouTube channel, “How to … Continue reading

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August Is Tree Check Month

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Make the most out of that stroll in the park, fun in the backyard, or hike in the woods. Keep an eye out for a devastating tree-killing pest. Mark your calendars for this August and help watch over our nation’s hardwoods. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is urging people to take ten minutes to get outside and take a closer look at their trees. August is a peak time of emergence for the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB). Since its … Continue reading

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