Landscaping

This piece from <em>The New York Times</em> looks at the role of private gardens and public-facing landscaping in the city of Baghdad.
Nov 3, 2009   The New York Times
This year, the Environmental Protection Agency will expand its WaterSense program to label newly built homes which are 20 percent more water-efficient than standard homes. The label's landscaping clause is causing a stir among grass enthusiasts.
Sep 18, 2009   The Wall Street Journal
The Bicycle and Pedestrian Landscape Improvement Project of Queens Plaza is intended to create a gateway to Long Island City.
Jun 26, 2009   THE DIRT
The city of Vancouver is hoping to reduce its energy use and carbon emissions by hiring a goat to maintain the grounds at city hall. Though the mayor wants to expand the goat program to schools and parks, some have reservations.
Apr 3, 2009   The Vancouver Courier
A city in the midst of a revitalization effort has targeted landscape designs allegedly aimed at spiting the neighbors.
Aug 18, 2008   Dallas Morning News
<p>When California declared a statewide drought, a couple decided to let their front lawn die.</p>
Jul 10, 2008   RedOrbit
<p>Cities like San José, CA are moving away from modern methods to keep grass down and going back to traditional methods like grazing sheep and goats.</p>
Jun 14, 2008   San Jose Mercury News
<p>A dazzling wildflower season spells trouble for master-planned communities across the West.</p>
May 16, 2008   The Next American City