Topic: Landscape

Lawn of Native Grasses Beats Traditional Lawn For Lushness, Weed Resistance, Researchers Say

April 21, 2011

A lawn of regionally native grasses would take less resources to maintain while providing as lush a carpet as a common turfgrass used in the South, according to a study by ecologists at The University of Texas at Austin's Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

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New Landscape Rating System to Transform the Industry, Complete Green Building Puzzle

Nov. 5, 2009

A partnership of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin and the U.S. Botanic Garden today released the nation's first rating system for the design, construction and maintenance of sustainable landscapes, with or without buildings.

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Wildflower Coordinator talks about sustainability

Feb. 11, 2009
Wildflower Coordinator talks about sustainability

We have a long way to go before gardens are ecologically sustainable. This may sound strange, given that the whole point of gardening is to venerate nature, secure in the knowledge that our plants trap carbon, provide shade and pump oxygen into the air.

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Creative Research Laboratory Presents Evolving Exhibition "A Strange Land" with the Blanton Museum of Art

Jan. 13, 2009

Event: "A Strange Land" is an evolving, project-based exhibition presented by the Creative Research Laboratory (CRL) in collaboration with the Blanton Museum of Art.

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Experts for Earth Day 2008: Researchers Offer Environmental Perspectives

April 16, 2008

Earth Day 2008 will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 22. Faculty experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on topics ranging from building sustainable communities to plant ecology and environmental policies.

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