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How to Landscape for Kids and Pets

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Tue, Jul, 14, 2015 @ 18:07 PM

 

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For those of us with young kids and pets, making our landscape safe for them takes a little extra planning.  Not only should they be safe but also interesting to want to be outside and enjoying nature.  This week,  National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) is joins us on #landscapechat to help share some tips for planning your landscape.

You're Invited to Chat

Participate in a live #Landscapechat and join the voice of Corona Tools, Chris Sabbarese, along with Lisa Schaumann, NALP Director of Public Relations tweeting as @the_nalp on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 11am PT or 2pm ET. This live chat invites you to exchange information about landscaping for kids and pets! 

Discussion Key Points: 

Focus on What Matters - When landscaping for kids be sure safety is at the top of the list

Keep Things Interesting - Learn what you can do that will keep your child's interest

A Helping Hand - Discuss what activities make kids want to help out in the landscape.

Planning for Paws - Discover ways to plan your landscape to be pet friendly.

Keep Out of the Dog House - Hear some great tips and ideas to help keep pets from tearing up your landscape

Join the Conversation

Corona Tools LandscapechatDon’t miss out on this exciting topic and join the conversation via Twitter. Just sign into #landscapechat with your Twitter ID and you can follow the conversation and share with the community. Be sure to add the hashtag to all your tweets or join us in the landscapechat room on Tweetchat.  They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!

If you do miss the live event, you can still access the Storify recap, accessible 24/7 that will be posted following the live chat. The transcript includes all the information and links shared during the discussion. 

About Landscapechat

Connect and share with the green industry leaders live on Twitter and 24/7 to learn and share about hot topics in the green industry. Now landscapechat is part of the Green Industry Leaders Network (GILN) presented by Corona and its partners.  We are an alliance of professional organizations who are advancing the horticulture, tree care, and landscaping industries.  

 

Topics: Corona Tools, #Landscapechat, Kids, NALP, pets

Celebrate National Pollinator Week with NALP

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Tue, Jun, 16, 2015 @ 11:06 AM

 

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National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) is guest host on #Landscapechat during National Pollinator Week, June 15-21, 2015.

Why are pollinators important? Pollinators are often keystone species, meaning that they are critical to an ecosystem. The work of pollinators ensures full harvests of crops and contributes to healthy plants everywhere. · An estimated 1/3 of all foods and beverages is delivered by pollinators. In the U.S., pollination produces nearly $20 billion worth of products annually.

Most often we think of honey bees, but many other pollinators are also important. Find out about local events surrounding National Pollinator Week. 

You're Invited to Chat

Participate in a live #Landscapechat and join the voice of Corona Tools, Chris Sabbarese, along with Lisa Schaumann, NALP Director of Public Relations tweeting as @the_nalp on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 11am PT or 2pm ET. This live chat invites you to exchange information about pollinators with interested people and professionals. 

Discussion Key Points: 

Share and learn from fellow tweeps to others create pollinator habitat in their yards 

Discuss why pollinators are important and how tweeps support them

Learn how landscape professionals help pollinators thrive

Understand the pros and cons of pollinator attractive plants in places like schools and HOAs

Hear about the White House's new strategy on pollinators

Join the Conversation

Corona Tools LandscapechatDon’t miss out on this exciting topic and join the conversation via Twitter. Just sign into #landscapechat with your Twitter ID and you can follow the conversation and share with the community. Be sure to add the hashtag to all your tweets or join us in the landscapechat room on Tweetchat.  They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!

If you do miss the live event, you can still access the Storify recap, accessible 24/7 that will be posted following the live chat. The transcript includes all the information and links shared during the discussion. 

About Landscapechat

Connect and share with the green industry leaders live on Twitter and 24/7 to learn and share about hot topics in the green industry. Now landscapechat is part of the Green Industry Leaders Network (GILN) presented by Corona and its partners.  We are an alliance of professional organizations who are advancing the horticulture, tree care, and landscaping industries.  

(Photo credit PLANET)

Topics: Corona Tools, #Landscapechat, NALP, National Pollinator Week

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