You are here

Smart Landscapes Presentations

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Publications

Publication Number: P2330
Publication Number: M2247

News

A picture of several pink tulips with one in focus and others blurred in the background.
Filed Under: Flower Gardens, Herb Gardens, Smart Landscapes, Vegetable Gardens March 26, 2019

It’s officially spring! The temperatures are finally starting to warm up after a cold and wet winter. Gardening is the perfect excuse to spend some much-needed time outside. Grab your gardening tools—there’s a lot to be done! (Photo by Michaela Parker)

A large tree looms over a white house and a brick patio area.
Filed Under: Smart Landscapes March 8, 2019

A smart landscape can play a key role in efficiently heating and cooling homes while reducing energy costs.

Blue signs stating “absorb” and “delay” mark brick tiers in a landscape growing pink flowers and reed-like stems.
Filed Under: Lawn and Garden, Landscape Architecture, Smart Landscapes December 19, 2018

A well-designed landscape can subtly slow down and filter excess water, an important job for Mississippi gardens.

A man in a baseball cap reaches into a patch of grass, while a tractor and a white, high-tunnel structure stand behind him.
Filed Under: Lawn and Garden, Landscape Architecture, Smart Landscapes November 5, 2018

The notion of a rooftop garden may inspire images of ancient architecture, big city green spaces or homestead cabins in the American West, but the idea is feasible for modern construction.

Bob Brzuszek, Mississippi State University Extension Service professor of landscape architecture, said building green roofs is an innovative way to include green spaces in urban areas and increase biodiversity.

An arched entry of a red brick building is behind a colorful garden of flowers and bushes.
Filed Under: Lawn and Garden, Landscape Architecture, Smart Landscapes October 16, 2018

Plant diversity is critical to the health of an ecosystem, but a single landscape can significantly enhance biodiversity.

Contact Your County Office

Your Extension Experts

Asst Ext Prf & Dir, Crosby Arb
Extension Agent III*