5 Eco-friendly Products for Shopping Centers

5 Eco-friendly Products for Shopping Centers

As the world shifts in a greener direction, the demand for eco-friendly materials has extended to shopping centers around the nation.  Lampposts, receptacles, planters, benches, walkways, parking spots – designing a shopping center is no small task, especially when you want eco-friendly materials. Luckily, TerraCast Products makes it easier than ever to outfit your shopping center with high quality, long …

4 Creative Ways to Utilize Custom Graphics on Planters

4 Creative Ways to Utilize Custom Graphics on Planters

From hospitality and retail industries to commercial projects, there are many benefits to adding custom graphics on planters, such as added exposure and a more professional look. Luckily, there are a variety of creative ways you can utilize custom graphics on planters to make a positive statement. 4 Great Ways to Utilize Custom Graphics on Planters Use a Large Planter …

20+ Common Plants That Are Toxic to Animals and Children

20+ Common Plants That Are Toxic to Animals and Children

Do you have plants around your home or business that are toxic to animals and children? You might not think so, but chances are that you might. A number of the most commonly used plants rank high in toxicity. You’ll want to keep the following plants away from pets and children – doing so could help you avoid a trip …

Here Are Some of the Best Plants for Public Spaces

Here Are Some of the Best Plants for Public Spaces

Plants are the perfect addition to any public space and particular plants, such as perennials, make an excellent option. Beware of plants that attract bugs or may be toxic to pets and children. Picking the right assortment of plants for your public space will add beauty while serving as a way to attract more people to an area. Plus, plants …

3 Reasons to Avoid Metal Lamp Posts

3 Reasons to Avoid Metal Lamp Posts

Metal lamp posts are a common fixture seen in cities around the world but there are several key reasons to avoid installing them in your city, such as the fact they are highly susceptible to corrosion. This is Why Metal Lamp Posts Are a Hazard 1. Metal poles are only protected by a thin outer layer, this makes them highly …

4 Benefits to Using Safety Bollards for Bike Lanes

4 Benefits to Using Safety Bollards for Bike Lanes

Safety bollards have remained a trusted way to further protect bike lanes for many years because they add a solid barrier between automobiles and cyclists, among other benefits. Are Protected Bike Lanes Really Safer? Many bike lanes around the US lack a bollard or other form of protection – instead, they rely on painted lines to mark where bike lanes …

What to Look for to Find the Best Poolside Planters and Plants

What to Look for to Find the Best Poolside Planters and Plants

There are a lot of considerations to make when finding the best poolside planters – from plants that don’t make a mess out of your pool to planters that can withstand the wear and tear of permanently residing beside a splash zone. Ideally, you want to avoid plants that clutter the outskirts of your pool with weeds and leaves that’ll …

Benefits of Self-Watering Planters for City Squares and Other Public Locations

Benefits of Self-Watering Planters for City Squares and Other Public Locations

When it comes to outfitting city squares and other public spaces with planters, low maintenance is your key to success. That’s why self-watering planters offer a plethora of benefits to shopping centers, public plazas, and just about anywhere that the public frequents on a daily basis. Dead, brown, or yellow plants are an eyesore – and the last thing anyone …

Is Resin a Green Material? Here’s What You Need to Know

Plastic is not necessarily viewed as a green material, and yet our unique resin-based products qualify for LEED Credits. While resin is a type of plastic, it’s much different in several fundamental ways. Our resin is a composite blend that is rotationally molded into incredibly durable and flexible products that can be made to look like just about anything, from …

8 Important Factors for the Design of Successful Public Squares

There are many different factors that go into designing a successful public square. Having worked on some of the most fruitful public squares in the US, we are excited to share what we have learned over the years. Public squares have long served as the hearts of cities and towns, a gathering place where people come together and enjoy the …