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3 Reasons Why Mulch Matters
In addition to improving your property’s appearance, mulch reduces weeds, stabilizes the soil, conserves water, and improves plant health. Many people do not know that mulch has insulating properties, making the spring and fall — when the soil isn’t too hot or cold — the best times to lay a fresh layer.
Penn Switches to All Electric Landscaping Equipment with Help from BrightView
The BrightView team that maintains the campus is now operating entirely with low-emission electric mowers and hand-held equipment. With each mower running an average of 300 hours per year, the team expects this will eliminate the amount of emissions equivalent to approximately 1,500 cars averaging 12,000 miles each year.
5 Easy Landscape Wins from Account Managers
Account Managers are the experts leading crews on customer properties daily, overseeing site operations and remaining in communication with local property management. Our customers depend on Account Managers to asses a site's landscape needs and provide actionable recommendations. We've cultivated their top tips for landscape vitality.
BrightView Teams Prepare as Local Communities are Threatened During an Active Hurricane Season
As a Category 4 storm, record rainfalls and a massive storm surge were anticipated as Hurricane Florence headed for coastal towns and beaches in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. When our models predicted that Florence would likely have an impact, Branch Managers began their preparations, which included enacting BrightView’s Preliminary Response Plan.
Engineering News-Record: ENR 2018 Top 600 Specialty Contractors
The strength of the construction market can be seen in the results of this year’s "ENR" Top 600 Specialty Contractors list. The revenue generated from the entire list went up 10 percent in 2017, from $112.72 billion to $124.04 billion. In fact, the Top 600 revenue has continued to grow for seven consecutive years.
Colonial Williamsburg Receives Arboretum Accreditation
ArbNet named Williamsburg to its global database for meeting the organization’s professional standards, practices, and criteria; enabling collaboration in scientific, collections, and conservation activities; and advancing the planting, study, and conservation of trees.
Spotted Lanternflies Have Some Properties Seeing Red
The spotted lanternfly is an invasive species that first made an appearance in the U.S. in Berks County, Pa., in 2014. Since that time, it has been found in other parts of Pennsylvania, as well as New Jersey and Virginia. In addition to the damage it can cause to your landscape, the spotted lanternfly poses a large threat to both the ecosystem and the economy.