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What It Takes to Make a Sustainable Landscape

Back to Turning Over a New Leaf feature story The university's Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center staff are not only developing a green landscaping rating system with their partners in the Sustainable Sites Initiative, they consult on sustainable landscape design, such as at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Advanced Micro Devices' Austin…   » Continue Reading

New Landscape Rating System to Transform the Industry, Complete Green Building Puzzle

A partnership of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin and the U.S. Botanic Garden today released the nation's first rating system for the design, construction and maintenance of sustainable landscapes, with or without buildings.

Online Report Offers Recommendations to Design and Build Sustainable Landscapes

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) will release a report today recommending guidelines and a rating system for sustainable landscape design.