News and Ideas
Earthworks is always active in the communities of commercial landscapers and commercial property owners and managers. Below are articles that mention us or we have contributed to directly.
Well before weeds first germinate, the battle for control of turfs across multifamily communities begins. It used to be that a couple of good shots of weed killer earned the upper hand pretty quickly for maintaining an immaculate landscape in multifamily....read more
Preservation of natural resources remains a big topic in multifamily, enough that discussions about reducing energy and utility use typically fill a session or two at education conferences. Not long ago, an industry executive mentioned her company was...read more
As summer temps soar, plants can take a beating. Heat stress is a condition that happens when temperatures are hot over an extended period of time. The perpetual daytime highs, combined with hot summer nights, can cause irreversible damage to your plants....read more
Getting outdoors has a host of benefits, from naturally boosting energy to mitigating pain. And research shows that outdoor living areas are among the top amenities residents look for when choosing an apartment community. This is why EarthWorks offers more...read more
There are approximately 6.8 million people in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, and that number is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. This means natural resources like water will become even more scarce - and even more expensive EarthWorks...read more
It’s no secret that water costs are rising, especially in metropolitan areas with limited water supply. EarthWorkswas an early adopter of xeriscaping in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and we continue to lead the way in xeriscape design. Xeriscaping can...read more
Springtime brings a host of colorful flowers, green grasses, and blossoming trees… and weeds. These persistent pests can be spotted springing up between cracks in the sidewalk, taking over flower beds, and pushing their way into beautifully manicured...read more
The bees are buzzing, flowers are blooming, and the mercury is inching higher on the thermometer. Spring has arrived! Here are simple, proactive steps you can take to keep your property looking its best during the spring and summer months. Proper...read more
Traditionally, commercial properties plan seasonal two color changes per year for their landscaping. The first typically happens in May and the second in November, requiring annual plants to maintain peak color through the scorching heat of summer and the...read more
As part of our partnership with Weathermatic, we help conserve water with smart irrigation. In addition we have teamed up in what we call Save Water | Give Life initiative to provide clean drinking water to a community in need. With every Weathermatic...read more
(May 28, 2018) Interviewed on Fox Business channel, Chris Lee breaks down the problems presented by the shortage of H-2B guest worker visas. He notes that many small businesses in the US depend on seasonal workers. With 83,000 visas requested the first day...read more
Chris Lee, Earthworks president, is a regular contributor to the Property Management Insider website. Articles are focused on landscaping for multifamily housing and include topics like “5 Steps to Transforming Out-of-Date Landscapes into Utopias” and “The...read more
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