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  • FX Luminaire unveils new brass fixtures

    February 14, 2018By

    FX Luminaire added five new midgrade brass fixtures to its product lineup. The new models—the constructed C-UL up light, compact C-PL-4 and larger C-PL-7 path lights, C-WW wall wash and C-DL down light—are contemporary, organic fixtures designed for coastal environments because brass resists corrosion caused by salty air and dissolved minerals. “These fixtures allow contractors to present a complete lighting... read more

    Bobcat expands its R-series excavator lineup

    February 7, 2018By

    Bobcat Co. expanded its R-Series excavator lineup with the new E85, the largest machine in the company’s compact excavator family. The 8.5-ton E85 features the same design and other cab upgrades as the E32 and E35 R-Series compact excavators that were introduced in 2017. It shares the same Bobcat, turbo-charged diesel engine technology—that does not require a diesel particulate filter... read more

    Blue Thumb adds new fountain design

    February 5, 2018By

    Blue Thumb, headquartered in Saginaw, Mich., added to its Artisian Triple Fountain Series with the release of the White Grey Fountain ABART1600. The fountain kit features three polished marble towers with heights of 18, 24 and 30 inches, respectively. The easy-to-install kit comes with an Achelous Basin Reservoir, a  mag-drive pump that features a flow rate of 1,495 gallons per... read more

    Designing up

    February 2, 2018By

    As cityscapes expand outward, some landscape contractors have decided to grow upward by including green walls as an add-on service. Green walls—also known as living walls—are vertical gardens that are attached to the interior or exterior of a building. These applications have gained some traction in the past five to 10 years, particularly with commercial and retail clients, but also... read more

    Kubota intros 2 new compact excavators

    January 29, 2018By

    Kubota Tractor Corp. introduced the new KX033-4 compact excavator with an extendable dipper arm and the U27-4 tight tail swing compact excavator. KX033-4 compact excavator with extendable dipper arm Kubota’s new KX033-4 compact excavator with an extendable dipper arm is a new configuration to the existing KX033-4 compact excavator within Kubota’s popular KX Series. “The extendable dipper configuration now has comparable dig... read more

    Father Nature Landscapes launches franchise program

    January 25, 2018By

    Father Nature Landscapes, a Birmingham, Ala.-based landscape design, construction and consulting firm, launched its nationwide franchise program. The program, initially being set in motion across the southeastern U.S., will help qualified professionals create a dynamic customer experience in the landscape design and construction industry, said Father Nature Landscapes. “For the past 10 years, we’ve worked to develop a brand and business... read more