Brickman And Valleycrest To Merge

ROCKVILLE, MD and CALABASAS, CA – The Brickman Group. Ltd. LLC (“Brickman”) and ValleyCrest Companies, LLC (“ValleyCrest”) announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement, creating a landscape and snow services company for commercial clients throughout the U.S. Brickman and ValleyCrest are both leaders in landscape and snow services with highly complementary capabilities and geographic footprints. They will continue to serve trusted relationships in diversified client environments such as corporations, universities, hospitals, hotels & resorts, parks & public spaces … Continue reading

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Floura Teeter Principal Joins Leadership Maryland Class

[Baltimore, MD] – Joan Floua, founder and principal of Floura Teeter Landscape Architects, Inc., and a resident of Baltimore, is one of 52 accomplished and talented Maryland leaders chosen to participate in the eight-month Leadership Maryland Class of 2014.   Floura is an industry leader in the field of landscape architecture with more than 24 years of experience working for a wide variety of public and private clients. She currently serves as the project manager for a Maryland State Highway (SHA) Indefinite … Continue reading

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Get Info on the Go with New Turf Advisor™ by FMC

PHILADELPHIA, April 2014 – Having trouble telling buttonweed from buttercup? Don’t know nutsedge from kyllinga? Need instant solutions to weed problems while on the job? You can now be as smart as your smart phone with Turf Advisor™ by FMC. Providing instant mobile access to a wealth of weed and herbicide information, the new FMC mobile optimized tool allows turf professionals to search its herbicide database, connect with regional FMC market specialists and distributors and properly identify weeds — all … Continue reading

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BCI Burke Commits $1.5 Million to “Play Today”

BCI Burke’s avid commitment to create outdoor recreation opportunities for kids’ play and fitness is ramping up savings on the most innovative and industry leading structures.  Burke’s NucleusTM, Intensity®, NaturePlay®, Little BuddiesTM, and VoltageTM play systems are featured in the “Play Today” grants totaling $1.5 million, along with an array of play freestanding favorites that include Burke Basics spinners, swings, climbers, drums and Rock ‘N’ Ride racecar. The “Play Today” grants incentivize leaders at schools, churches, child cares, municipalities, homeowners’ … Continue reading

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ASLA Headquarters helps Washington D.C. Rank #2 in EPA’s Top 25 Cities With Energy Star Buildings

The headquarters of the American Society of Landscape Architects helped Washington, D.C., rank second on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2014 list of the top U.S. cities with the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings. Cities are ranked on the list by how many buildings earned the prestigious ENERGY STAR in their area last year. ASLA’s headquarters was one of 435 ENERGY STAR certified buildings in 2013 that helped Washington, D.C., make the list. To earn EPA’s ENERGY STAR, buildings … Continue reading

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