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Archive for the ‘Saving the world’ Category

How Drinking Beer Can Help the Environment

Beer is one of the necessities of life.  A tall, cold lager is always appreciated after any long day of skiing, long day of working, or long day on the river.  Why not drink a beer that helps give back to the environment?  

Plastic Bags and You

Plastic bags are so commonplace in our society that they’re easy to overlook.  When did we decide that every …

Planting Trees for the Environment

Trees provide us with beauty and shade. They’re naturally relaxing to be around and increase …

5 of the Most Amazing Trees on the Planet

Trees are some of the most beautiful aspects of any landscape.They come in all different sizes, shapes, and …

Intro to Carbon Sequestration

Global warming is one of the most talked-about topics of the last decade. People have laughed at the idea, tried to …

Climbing the Grand with TLC

I was lucky enough to be a part of the three TLC employees that climbed the Grand Teton on August 22nd, 2015.  Our group consisted of TLC employees Bryan English, me, Greg Schutez and our other friend Jeff Bernhard.  Living here in Jackson and always gazing up at the immensity that is the Grand Teton […]

Proper Tree Planting Techniques

Trees are a significant investment for any landscape installation project and proper planting is crucial to the health of the tree.  Trees are a lifetime investment that requires regular maintenance, fertilization, and preventative care in order to thrive.  The most common cause of tree decline over time is improper planting.  Good planting is imperative in […]

Wood-Based Bio Fuels

Imagine a technology that can take the wood chip debris and turn it into something useful.  At the Tree and Landscape Company, as you might imagine, we end up with massive piles of tree limbs.  Once the limbs are off, they are thrown into a wood chipper, to reduce the size of the debris so a […]

Vertical Farming

Producing enough food to feed the population of the future is an ever growing problem in our society.  A revolutionary new take on farming called vertical farming is becoming a popular new trend to incorporate growing fruits and vegetables into our already developed urban areas. A New Approach Vertical farming is the practice of cultivating […]

The Plastic Bag Epidemic

Plastic bags are a staple in the average American’s life but this obsession with plastic bags is becoming a huge problem for our society and world, as we know it. Plastic bags can easily be collected and discarded without thinking about the serious ramifications this overuse is causing. The average trip to the grocery store produces around fifteen […]

Tree Care Basics

Proper tree care is an important aspect of maintaining your trees brilliance and beauty.  Understanding a few basic fundamentals can ensure your trees health. Pruning Pruning is a regular part of tree maintenance that involves selectively removing certain parts of a tree.  Pruning is done to give additional energy to improve the health of the […]

Floating Trash Islands

Ever wonder what happens to your plastic Dasani bottle when you are done using it?  Ideally everyone recycles their leftover plastics and other consumer waste, but what happens if you throw it away?  If you throw it away, there is a large chance that it will end up floating in one of the world’s ocean, […]

The Sounds of Spraying

Now that the noxious weed season is over in the valley, a couple of the guys have come up with a tune that describes a little about spraying weeds.  The song is titled “Sounds of Spraying” and is set to the tune of “Sounds of Silence” by Simon and Garfunkle. “Sounds of Spraying” Hello knapweed […]

The Wyoming Native Plant Society’s 1st Lecture at the Teton County Library

Are you interested in learning a little more about the native plants and trees in our area?  The Wyoming Native Plant Society is beginning to start their monthly lecture series focusing on educational discussions on different species of native trees and plants.  The Wyoming Native Plant Society is a non-profit organization established in 1981 to […]

Making Your Own Compost Pile

The soil in your garden is one of the most important determining factors in how your garden will develop.  Unhealthy soil can undo all the time and effort that you have put in to watching your garden grow.  One of the easiest ways to help ensure your soil is full of nutrients that fuel plant […]