3 Universities with Impressive & Sustainable Landscaping

From the University of Texas at Dallas to Kroon Hall at Yale, we are breaking down some of the best examples of sustainable landscaping at universities. A great design can make all the difference in student engagement, school spirit, sustainability, and even enrollment. 3 Incredible Examples of Sustainable University Landscaping University of Texas at Dallas The landscaping project undertaken at …

6 Creative Ways to Use Commercial Planters

Commercial planters are commonly used to beautify a space, but there are so many other ways to put them to good use. They can segregate outdoor spaces, be used as bike lane barriers, create a serene rooftop garden that improves the energy efficiency of your building, and they can even help promote your brand or logo. 6 Unique Ways to …

3 Problems Businesses Face Because of Graffiti + 5 Tips to Prevent Graffiti

3 Problems Businesses Face Because of Graffiti + 5 Tips to Prevent Graffiti

If your business is constantly getting tagged with graffiti, it can be a frustrating problem that cost a lot of money to clean-up over and over again. At TerraCast Products, we create planters, receptacles and other items that are virtually resistant to graffiti. Instead of calling out a professional to remove the mess, you can remove graffiti from most of …

4 Park Design Ideas to Inspire Your Next Project

4 Park Design Ideas to Inspire Your Next Project

Park design is not the same thing it used to be 20 years ago. Parks are getting bigger, greener, and more functional – as well as showing up in some of the most unlikely spaces. Here are some of the coolest park design ideas to inspire your next project! 4 Inspirational Park Designs to Gain Insight From #1. The Redesign …

6 Tips for Better Commercial Landscaping

6 Tips for Better Commercial Landscaping

Commercial landscaping is an important part of your business image but pulling off the perfect look takes precise planning and forethought. Here are some easy to follow tips that’ll make all the difference when it comes to designing winning commercial landscaping. It’s easy to overlook the importance of quality landscaping, but it makes a big statement about who are you …

Bus Stops in the Netherlands Are Getting Green Roofs – Here’s Why

Bus Stops in the Netherlands Are Getting Green Roofs – Here’s Why

There are countless benefits to green rooftops – they are better for the environment, help reduce electricity costs, and offer a pick-me-up for everyone who sees them. That’s why we are so excited to hear that bus stops in the Netherlands are getting green rooftops. Every single bus stop in the city of Utrecht (that’s 316 bus stops) are getting …

5 Tips to Make Planters Fuller and More Beautiful

5 Tips to Make Planters Fuller and More Beautiful

Struggling to make your planters look full and beautiful all year long? The struggle is especially real during the peak heat of summer when even the hardiest plants often wilt, brown and struggle to withstand the heat. We’ve got you covered with these fail-proof tips for beautiful planters all year long. 5 Fail-proof Tips for Beautiful Planters #1. Find the …

Are Bike Lanes in the US Safe? A Unique Insider Look

Are Bike Lanes in the US Safe? A Unique Insider Look

People are going undercover to see how safe US bike lanes really are, and the results are rather frightening. For starters, we’ll take a look at one reporter’s viewpoint after pedaling through six cycling corridors in NYC. Then, we’ll take a look at how Uber and Lyft drivers are treating bike lanes. Lastly, we’ll go over some ways to make …

Campus Landscaping: How to Build Better University Campuses

Some of the most treasured spaces on university campuses across the US are outdoor spaces. That’s why campus landscaping is such an important part of a school’s identity. Students tend to remember walking through pathways, reading in a grassy field, or studying at an open-air table. Campus landscaping could arguably even influence a student to choose one school over another. …

Weather-resistant Lamp Posts– Here’s Why Your City Needs Them

Weather-resistant Lamp Posts– Here’s Why Your City Needs Them

From making a good impression to preventing injury and accident, there are several key reasons why weather-resistant lamp posts are so important to cities around the world. You might be surprised to learn that weather resistant lamp posts are not all that common. In fact, many of the most common materials used to make commercial, residential and city lighting fixtures …