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Celebrating Earth Day One Plant at a Time

Project EverGreen celebrated Earth Day by planting daylilies and rhubarb at a senior center in Cleveland, Ohio on the 34th anniversary of the original celebration April 22. More than 190 countries celebrate Earth Day.

The project was led by Schill Grounds Management as part of the Professional Landscape Network’s (PLANET’s) Day of Service program, where its members give back to the community in which they live. Representatives from Landscape Management magazine and students from Roxboro Middle School also participated in the event.

Below are a number of photos taking by Marisa Palmieri, editor of Landscape Management, and generously shared with Project […]

By |April 23rd, 2014|Project EverGreen Blog|Comments Off

Project EverGreen Supports National Lawn Care Month and Highlights the Value of All Green Spaces this April

Healthy turf contributes to healthy communities. Project EverGreen works to spread the message of green through revitalization work, GreenCare for Troops and the Art of Green Spaces poster contest.

April is National Lawn Care Month, a time when homeowners thawing out after a long winter start seeing and thinking green. Dormant grass begins to grow, trees begin to bud and Americans around the country begin their outdoor home improvement projects or enjoy backyard barbecues. Green spaces encompass more than yards, and Project EverGreen wants people to start thinking outside the yard.

Project EverGreen, whose mission is to preserve and enhance […]

By |April 22nd, 2014|Project EverGreen News|Comments Off

The Toro Company Teams with Project EverGreen to Donate Lawn Mowers to North Carolina United Way Partner Agencies

Non-Profit Deploys free turf equipment to needy local charities via its partnership with Turftenders Landscape Services in Raleigh

Project EverGreen, a non-profit green industry educational alliance, in conjunction with The Toro Company, a leading provider of turfgrass maintenance and landscaping equipment, celebrating its first 100 years in 2014, announced their joint pro bono donation of a number of Toro mowers to help several public charitable service organizations maintain and enhance their turf and landscapes at sites across North Carolina.

Project EverGreen coordinated the local distribution of the mowers through one of its NC partners, Turftenders Landscape Services, which warehoused the donated […]

Green Spaces Lead to Happy Faces

As if we needed more proof, a study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison indicates that “Higher levels of green space were associated with lower symptoms of anxiety, depression and stress.”

Read more about the study here.

By |April 18th, 2014|Project EverGreen Blog|Comments Off

German Embassy Recognizes Restoration of Historic German-American Friendship Garden at the National Mall in Washington D.C.

Project EverGreen, Ruppert Nurseries and Oehme Van Sweden Landscape Architects Volunteers Join the National Park Service to Honor the Pro Bono Revitalization and Re-dedication of the Friendship Garden

WASHINGTON – (April 11, 2014) — The German Embassy in Washington hosted a re-dedication ceremony today, at the German-American Friendship Garden. The Friendship Garden is situated at one of Washington’s finest addresses, the National Mall on the Washington Monument grounds at 1600 Constitution Avenue, NW.
The German-American Friendship Garden revitalization took place last November when a group of volunteers, spearheaded by Project EverGreen, installed more than 2,000 shrubs, plants and trees provided by […]

By |April 11th, 2014|Greenspace Projects, Project EverGreen News|Comments Off

Project EverGreen Mobilizes Green Industry Partners To Assist Statue of Liberty National Monument 9/11 Memorial Grove

Statue of Liberty National Monument – NY (March 18th, 2014) — As part of a Memorandum of Understanding signed with the National Park Service, Project EverGreen recently coordinated with Paul Cowie & Associates, arborist consultants, Bartlett Tree Experts, and Lawn Doctor to donate the removal of dead trees and remediation of sodic soil in the wake of Hurricane Sandy’s flood surges at The Statue of Liberty National Monument’s 9/11 Memorial Grove.

The recent dead tree removal and soil remediation work is a first step in a broader planned revitalization […]

Project EverGreen Update – March 2014

Word from the Director

We keep praying that spring is right around the corner so we can actually see the green spaces that we spend our days promoting! We hope you’ve all survived this cruel and unusual winter. It’s certainly not one of my favorite times of year. I’m looking forward the warming weather and the start of our varied revitalization projects in various regions of the country.

At the same time, we’re launching our consumer membership drive to take our mission and messaging to the consumers nationwide. Through two key messages – supporting healthy green spaces for our GreenCare for […]

By |March 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Toro gives back to those in need

Alabama church’s essay earns six families a new Toro walk-behind mower.

Project EverGreen’s revitalization efforts have been working to beautify the country one project at a time. Through a network of extraordinary partners, the organization has enhanced green spaces around the country. With the help of The Toro Company, Project EverGreen found a way to help a small community in a big way.

The process began with Toro’s generous donation of six walk-behind mowers. The mowers were part of a Project EverGreen Facebook contest in which visitors were invited to write essays about how they would use the mowers to […]

By |March 6th, 2014|Project EverGreen Blog|Comments Off

New Hampshire Union Leader

The New Hampshire Union Leader did a write up on the SnowCare for Troops program. You can read the article here.

By |February 17th, 2014|Snowcare for Troops News|Comments Off

Project EverGreen Attends Golf Industry Show

Project EverGreen attended the Golf Industry Show in Orlando, Florida last week. The Golf Industry Show’s trade show is the premier learning and networking marketplace serving the business of golf course and club facilities. No other single event attracts more key decision-makers from every aspect of the industry under one roof. Project EverGreen is meeting with associations, dealers, distributors and retailers and sharing its passion for revitalizing more community green spaces across the country and educating consumers on the benefits of green spaces. Our goal is to grow our relationships with these companies so that we may further our […]

By |February 12th, 2014|Project EverGreen Blog|Comments Off