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October 2013

Oct 15, 2013

AME Visits Phipps Conservatory

We sent our team to Pittsburgh’s renown Phipps Conservatory’s Center for Sustainable Landscapes which generates all of its own energy, and treats and reuses all water captured on site. It was wonderful to see so many sustainable methods being...
Oct 9, 2013

October in the Know

Did you know we get more out of our fantastic climate by being able to utilize both cool season and warm season annual flowers in the landscape.  Plants are considered annuals if they  complete their growing cycle from seed germination to flower...
Oct 8, 2013

October Plant of the Month

Plant of the Month:  Firecracker Bush /  Hamelia patens ‘Sierra Red’ Firecracker bush not only provides beautiful tubular red-orange flowers in spring and summer but when cooler weather comes, the leaves will develop a burnished orange color...
Oct 3, 2013

October Maintenance Activities

MAINTENANCE ACTIVITY FOR THE MONTH of OCTOBER Annual flower beds will be planted with cool season flowers. Lawns will be over-seeded with winter rye grass. Removal of collapsing, flowered agaves continues. Mowing, raking, edging and trash/leaf...