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On a Mission to Renovate Athletic and Recreational Green Spaces Across the United States

“Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.”™ Awareness Week Set for July 10-16, 2016 With more than a million and half acres of parkland in the U.S. you would assume that playing outdoors is a no-brainer for children, but that is not the case. Childhood and adolescence obesity rates have doubled and quadrupled in the past 30 years and that can be traced, in part, to the athletic and recreational green spaces enjoyed by previous generations being outdated, unsafe and in need of renovation. To raise awareness and funding to reverse this trend, Project EverGreen is designating July 10-16, 2016 as National “Healthy [...]

By | July 7th, 2016|Categories: Greenspace Projects, Healthy Kids, Healthy Turf, Project EverGreen News|Comments Off on On a Mission to Renovate Athletic and Recreational Green Spaces Across the United States

Water: The Life’s Blood of Your Lawn

Water is one of the key “engine” components that drives the health and appearance of your home’s lawn. Without sufficient and consistently applied water your lawn will not be able to sustain itself and can become susceptible to disease, weeds and insects while losing its aesthetic appeal. The $64,000 question most homeowners have is – when should I and how much do I need to water my lawn? Watering properly is much more an art than a science. When watering their lawn homeowners should wet the soil to a three to four inch depth to create enough reserve moisture in [...]

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: Project EverGreen Blog|Comments Off on Water: The Life’s Blood of Your Lawn

GreenCare for Troops Volunteer Receives Recognition

Project EverGreen's Greencare for Troops program is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and we want to recognize the contributions of our dedicated volunteers who generously donate their time and talents to help families of deployed military personnel and veterans with a service-related disability. GreenCare for Troops volunteer Mike Aker, founder and president of Five Brothers Lawn Care in Copperas Cove, Texas was recently profiled in the Copperas Cove Leader Journal. Read his story HERE

By | June 21st, 2016|Categories: GreenCare for Troops News, Greenspace Projects, Newsletters, Project EverGreen News|Comments Off on GreenCare for Troops Volunteer Receives Recognition

Green Landscape Design Tips for Beginners

Guest Blogger Rachel Ragosa Designing a perfect outdoor space is not easy, especially when you don’t have a lot of experience. However, with summer just around the corner, you will want to have a garden getaway ready in time to enjoy those gorgeous long days. While landscape design can take years to refine, it is possible to create an absolutely stunning green space, even as a beginner. Ready to get your hands dirty? Follow these green landscape tips! Envision the Finished Space - Look at your yard and try to imagine the possibilities! Don’t worry about your budget at this [...]

By | June 21st, 2016|Categories: Project EverGreen Blog|Comments Off on Green Landscape Design Tips for Beginners

Keeping Your Green Space Mosquito-Free This Summer

  There has been significant media coverage this spring regarding the Zika virus. While there have been no confirmed transmissions of the disease in the United States, it does bring to the forefront the threat of mosquito-borne diseases including West Nile virus, chikungunya and dengue fever. How do you protect your and your family from mosquitoes this summer? The first step is to make the green space around your home as unwelcome to mosquitoes as possible. The National Pest Management Association recommends homeowners do the following to help lessen the threat of mosquitoes: Eliminate or reduce mosquito-breeding sites around the [...]

By | June 7th, 2016|Categories: Project EverGreen Blog|Comments Off on Keeping Your Green Space Mosquito-Free This Summer

Project EverGreen and Exmark Team Up To Support The “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.”™ Initiative  

  Green Industry Professionals Can Enter to Win a Top-of-the-Line Exmark Lazer Z-X Series Mower Valued at $14,000 Green industry contractors can take a chance on winning a top-of-the-line Exmark Lazer Z X-Series – worth more than $14,000 – and help maintain healthier, safer recreational and athletic green spaces when you purchase a ticket for the Project EverGreen Mower Giveaway Raffle. With generous support from Exmark, Project EverGreen is seeking to increase funding levels to further expand its “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.”™ Initiative that is revitalizing recreational and athletic green spaces across the country. Over the last year “Healthy Turf. [...]

By | June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Greenspace Projects, Healthy Kids, Healthy Turf, Project EverGreen Blog, Project EverGreen News|Comments Off on Project EverGreen and Exmark Team Up To Support The “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.”™ Initiative  

Enjoy Your Green Spaces Safely This Summer

From Mosquito-Borne Diseases to Stinging Insects Homeowners Should Take Steps to Protect Themselves While Outdoors This Summer Enjoying the great outdoors is one of the many things summer offers. Whether it is hiking or camping at a state or national park, going to your community park for a picnic or simply having fun in your own backyard, enjoying green spaces is a summer ritual. While you are enjoying the feeling of lush grass between your toes or the aromatic smell of a flowering plant, you should be mindful of several threats that can loom in green spaces including mosquitoes, stinging [...]

By | May 24th, 2016|Categories: Greenspace Projects, Healthy Turf, Newsletters, Project EverGreen Blog, Project EverGreen News|Comments Off on Enjoy Your Green Spaces Safely This Summer

Dave Shetlar Named the 2016 Environmental Communicator of the Year

Project EverGreen Sponsors Environmental Communicator Award with Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association The Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) and Project EverGreen announce David Shetlar, Ph.D. as the recipient of the 18th 2016 TOCA Environmental Communicator of the Year Award. Shetlar, a professor of urban landscape entomology at The Ohio State University, received the award, which recognizes individuals in the green industry for outstanding communications efforts regarding environmental issues, this month at the TOCA annual conference in Omaha, Neb. Fondly known as the “Bug Doc” for not only his knowledge of insects, but the entertaining way he communicates the information [...]

By | May 18th, 2016|Categories: Greenspace Projects, Newsletters, Project EverGreen Blog, Project EverGreen News|Comments Off on Dave Shetlar Named the 2016 Environmental Communicator of the Year

GreenCare for Troops Celebrates 10 Years Assisting Military Families In Need

National GreenCare for Troops Awareness Week Scheduled for May 15-21, 2016 To raise awareness of the ongoing need for basic lawn care and landscape services for families of deployed military personnel and veterans with service-related disabilities, Project EverGreen recognizes May 15-21, 2016 as National GreenCare for Troops Awareness Week. The program, which celebrates its 10th year in 2016, has seen more than 10,000 military families and veterans, and more than 5,000 green industry professionals register to receive or provide these much needed volunteer services since the program was launched in 2006. The program is supported by The Toro Company. “These [...]

By | May 12th, 2016|Categories: GreenCare for Troops News, Greenspace Projects, Newsletters, Project EverGreen Blog, Project EverGreen News|Comments Off on GreenCare for Troops Celebrates 10 Years Assisting Military Families In Need

Designing the Perfect Backyard Greenspace

Landscaping is an art form. It requires planning, knowledge, and hard work. It entails a whole lot more to tree and shrub care than going to the local nursery, picking a couple of plants that look nice, digging some holes, and calling it a job done. Before you start a landscape project, you need to answer some basic questions that will help you pick the right plant and put it in the right place. Project EverGreen asked the pros at Spring-Green lawn care services, a long-time supporter of PE and advocate for green spaces, for tips on how to design the ideal [...]

By | May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Project EverGreen Blog|Comments Off on Designing the Perfect Backyard Greenspace

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