Green Boundaries

As Lumber Prices Skyrocket, Opt for a Natural Fence Instead

Lumber and construction costs are soaring. Instead of a wood fence, get your hands dirty with shrubs and plants for a natural border.

05/27/2021 By Kim Doleatto

April Showers, May Flowers

How to Grow a Beautiful Lawn This Spring

ArtisTree Landscape gives us some tips on how to keep our lawns in tip-top shape this season.

03/03/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Awards

State’s Top Landscape Architect Design Award Goes to Michael Gilkey

The ‘Urban Modern Retreat’ in Cherokee Park is singled out by the Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

11/10/2020 By Ilene Denton

Into Nature

Peek Into Four Great Local Gardens

These award-winning landscape designs feature privacy, pools and nature.

09/01/2020 By Ilene Denton

Rainy Dayz

The Do's and Don'ts of Summer Lawn Care

Sarasota County doesn't allow homeowners to use fertilizer in the summertime. Here are some alternative ways to keep your grass green.

07/08/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Cut the Grass

Bye-Bye, Lawn: Four Great Alternatives to Grass Landscaping

Give your mower—and nature—a break with these alternatives to turf.

10/01/2019 By Su Byron and Marty Fugate

Real estate

Developer Finalizes Design, Construction Team for New Condo

Sarasota's Seaward Development recently finalized the team that will design and build Epoch, a boutique condominium with 22 residences.

08/23/2018 By Staff

Design

Landscape Company Names New Vice President

Venice's ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design recently promoted Bill Walters to vice president of operations over its maintenance division.

08/22/2018 By Staff

Design

Venice Landscaping Company Ranked No. 110 for Revenue

Venice's ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design was recently ranked No. 110 in Landscape Management magazine’s list of the country's top revenue-generating landscape firms.

06/14/2017 By staff

Design

Landscaping Design Company Picks Up Three Prizes

Venice's ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design recently won three awards recognizing excellence in landscaping.

03/06/2017 By staff

Deals

Duo Purchases Landscape Contracting Firm

DesignScapes of Manasota, a 26-year-old landscape contracting firm based in Sarasota, was recently acquired by industry veterans Mark Bower and Bryson Raver.

01/30/2017 By staff

Honors

Venice Landscape Company Recognized for Quick Growth

"Green Industry Pros" magazine recently added Venice's ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design to its national “Landscape Industry Hidden Gems” list.

12/21/2016 By staff

Awards

Sarasota Woman a Finalist for 'Manager of the Year'

Patty D’Agostino-Johnson of Sarasota's Wesco Turf was named a finalist for the 2016 Gallup Manager of the Year prize.

06/28/2016 Research by staff

Design

Venice Landscape Company Named to Top 150 List

Venice's ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design recently earned a spot on Landscape Management magazine’s Top 150 list for highest revenue-generating landscape firms in the country.

06/13/2016 Research by staff

Honors

Sarasota Company Wins 'Great Workplace Award'

Wesco Turf, a Sarasota-headquartered distributor of irrigation, golf and grounds equipment, recently received a 2016 Gallup Great Workplace Award.

06/02/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Landscape Architecture Firm Adds New Associate

The Sarasota design firm DWY Landscape Architects recently hired Marc Duff as a landscape associate.

05/26/2016 Research by staff

Almost Paradise

Meet HGTV’s 2016 Ultimate Outdoor Award-winner

Sarasota landscape architect David Young takes top honor in HGTV’s 2016 Ultimate Outdoor Awards competition.

04/25/2016 By Ilene Denton

Design

Landscape Architecture Firm Named Among Country's 50 Best

Ocean Home magazine's inaugural list represents the finest coastal landscape architects practicing today in the United States.

04/22/2016 Research by staff

Honors

Landscape Architect Wins HGTV Contest

DWY Landscape Architects principal David Young was recently named the Overall Winner in the 2016 HGTV Ultimate Outdoor Awards.

04/08/2016 Research by staff

Article

A Day in the Life of Lucas Congdon of Lucas Lagoons

Follow Lucas Lagoons owner Lucas Congdon as he films season two of his Animal Planet series "Insane Pools: Off the Deep End."

09/30/2015 By Pam Daniel