Landscape Contractor / Design Build Maintain

APR 2017

LC/DBM provides landscape contractors with Educational, Imaginative and Practical information about their business, their employees, their machines and their projects.

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About the Cover: The five historic banyan trees at this Florida residence were lit entirely from the ground up; no fixtures were mounted within the trees themselves. BR INGING C OL OR IN T O T HE MI X · L IGH T ING HI S T OR IC T R E E S · P OW E R MOV E F i n d 2 9 W o r l d P r e m i e r e s I n T h i s I s s u e A P R I L 2 0 1 7 v o l . 2 0 - n o . 0 4 departments features This Arizona property was lit with nature in mind; keeping things safe and welcoming while not intruding on the environment - all through the combined efforts of a landscape company and a lighting products manufacturer. Andrew Soto, LC/DBM Teaming Up 22 Bringing Color into the Mix 26 While revamping a troublesome lighting system, Sestak Lighting Design found plenty of reasons to add splashes of color to this backyard. Michael Miyamoto, LC/DBM Lighting Historic Trees 30 Local ordinances dictate that the trees at this residence could be lit, but could not be pierced with traditional mounting systems. Alli Rael, LC/DBM Power Move 34 Best practices and more for two of the hidden elements in a low-voltage lighting system – transformers and wiring. Mike Dahl, LC/DBM The Uncommon, the Odd, the Ornate 36 Landscape lighting professionals offer their advice for lighting landscape features that you don't run across everyday. Mike Dahl, LC/DBM Commentary | 8 18 Product Focus Ground Gains | 41 Mergers · Acquisitions · Expansions Marketplace 43 Off the Clock | 62 Look for this logo in the Product Focus section to find the 29 product pictures or advertisements that have never been seen anywhere before. World Premiere 29 World Premiere Products & Advertisements: 6 LC DBM A New Landscape for a Fresh Start Hardscapes | 14 Custom Paver Created For Centro Plaza Transit Hub Seeing Through the Fog 30 34 62 22 26 36 vol.20 - no.04 APRIL '17 CONTENTS | landscape lighting

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