10 Tips To Prevent Landscape Graffiti

10 Tips To Prevent Landscape Graffiti

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The very best way to prevent landscape graffiti is to use as many non-porous planters, receptacles, lighting fixtures and site furnishings as possible. Other ways to prevent landscape graffiti include adding security fencing or planting thorny bushes around the perimeter of your building. There are many tactics you can use in order to decrease the likelihood your property is targeted …

Are Concrete Planters Sustainable

Are Concrete Planters Sustainable? Concrete Vs. Resin Planters

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Concrete is a sustainable building material but it’s not highly recommended for planters because of its weight, tendency to crack and porous makeup. Our resin-based planters can be made to imitate the industrial look of concrete planters without the same drawbacks. While a concrete home may last many years and weather extremely harsh storms, concrete planters fail to have the …

Eco Friendly Landscaping Materials & Tips For Landscape Designers

Eco Friendly Landscaping Materials & Tips For Landscape Designers

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TerraCast Products is proud to provide eco-friendly planters, lampposts, and a wide variety of site furnishings for commercial and residential projects. We use sustainable manufacturing practices and carefully source all materials, all while creating products built to last over the long haul. Over the years, we have worked with many top-notch landscape designers and architects in order to secure the …

How To Battle Climate Change With Innovative Landscape Design

How To Battle Climate Change With Innovative Landscape Design

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The American Society of Landscape Architects’ (ASLA) Resilient Design Guide discusses innovative landscape designs capable of standing up to climate change and the increasing prevalence of natural disasters. Climate change is causing more natural disasters to take place. The ASLA is actively striving to improve design and retrofit communities with resilient landscaping. Otherwise, an unexpected disaster can cause all sorts …

The Differences Between LLDPE, LDPE & HDPE

The Differences Between LLDPE, LDPE & HDPE

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LLDPE (Linear Low Density Polyethylene), LDPE (Low Density Polyethylene) and HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) are all polyolefins with unique molecular structures that set them apart. Liner polymers are used to create a wide variety of goods including telecom ducts, fuel tanks, meter and valve boxes and so much more. Polyethylene is a polyolefin, which are high molecular weight hydrocarbons that …

4 Inspirational Eco-Friendly Urban Landscaping Ideas

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Green urban landscaping is fundamental to the sustainability, beauty and success of a city. Adding green seating areas, rooftop gardens and community gardens are just some of the ways to add more greenery to urban areas on any budget. The push to transform concrete jungles into more eco-friendly and green spaces is greater than ever. We are proud to be …

TerraCast Planters Were Used To Transform Parts Of New York City

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Recent transformations to old and outdated portions of NYC have resulted in incredibly innovative urban spaces, all of which include the use of TerraCast planters. Janette Sadik-Khan served as New York City’s transportation commissioner between 2007 and 2013, during which time she made vastly positive changes to some of the oldest portions of the city. She transformed a number of …

Outdoor Commercial Landscape Lighting Options

Outdoor Commercial Landscape Lighting Options

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When outfitting your commercial landscaping with outdoor lighting you have a number of options including light posts, tree ring lights and in-ground lighting. Depending if you are outfitting a multifamily, industrial or commercial property, the best lighting options for you will vary. What Type Of Lighting Is Best For Your Business? Some businesses require more lighting fixtures than others. It …

How To Upgrade Light Poles With Decorative Bases

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Are your light poles looking old, ugly and worn down? Instead of replacing light poles, you can restore them to like new by adding a decorative base. As we like to say, if you can’t replace it, re-base it! Light posts are susceptible to all kinds of damage, and many common materials used to manufacture light posts are not good …

The Durability Of Resin: Our Products Can Survive When Others Fail

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We are often asked how durable our resin products really are, like could they survive being hit by a car? The honest truth is that more than likely our products could survive it—we’ve seen it before. Car crashes are one of many situations our durable resin products often survive that other comparable materials cannot. Here are 5 common situations no …