29 Apr '11, 3pm

BuildingGreen.com LIVE: “Greener” Grass—And Other Eco-Landscaping

More than 10,000 Silva Cells were installed in downtown Minneapolis to support tree growth and help manage stormwater runoff. It's spring and time to get outside! GreenSpec looks at landscaping products that use recycled content, save water, reduce stormwater runoff, and even look good. After a long, cold winter in Vermont (and yes, it even snowed last week), the temperature rose to an unbelievable 79°F here this afternoon. It's high time to start thinking about landscaping and site improvement products. Whether you're looking for pavers, irrigation, or even grass seed, GreenSpec has a number of resource-efficient products for both commercial and residential uses . Supporting tree growth in urban areas Trees in urban areas provide shade, offset the heat-island effect, replenish oxygen, and give us a connection to nature sorely lacking among the concrete, asphalt, and cars....

Full article: http://www.buildinggreen.com/live/index.cfm/2011/4/29/Gre...

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