Landscape Contractor / Design Build Maintain

NOV 2016

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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Two companies, one from Pennsylvania and the other from California, shared their techniques for lighting tree canopies at large estates. Michael Miyamoto, LC/DBM Tree Canopy Masterpieces 20 McKay Landscape Lighting worked with new lights and old materials to illuminate this 1920s mansion. By Andrew Soto, LC/DBM Bringing Back Bygone Beauty 24 The installer and designer for this home's lighting brought in a splash of color that can be controlled from the owner's smartphone. Mike Dahl, LC/DBM A Collage of Color 28 Tired of the lack of solar lights for landscape professionals, Herman Philhower teamed with a solar lighting engineer to create his own. Mike Dahl, LC/DBM Solar for the Pros 30 When the plant palette is constantly changing, so is the lighting on this four acre estate. Alli Rael, LC/DBM A Work in Progress 32 Contractors who know how to install low-voltage lighting can profit by offering installation of low-voltage audio systems. Mike Dahl, LC/DBM A Sound Idea 36 Turtle hatchlings in Florida are drawn to the natural light reflecting off the water; resorts in the area utilize turtle-safe lighting to make sure they go the right direction. Steve Parrott, VOLT® Lighting Sea Turtles & Lighting Designers – Friends or Foes? 34 About the Cover: As the astute will notice, this is not our cover but this photo at an old mansion whose grounds were illuminated by McKay Lighting came in a close second as the editorial team was charmed by the "floating lady." Find 26 World Premieres In This Issue In This Issue Tree Canopy Masterpieces Bringing Back Bygone Beauty Turtle-Friendly Lighting and more! DBM LC vol.19 - no.11 NOVEMBER '16 Lighting 18 For all of this month's Fire Elements, turn to page Product Focus DBM LC 8 Commentary Show to Show to Show 14 Hardscapes Natural Stone in North Carolina 18 Product Focus 38 Ground Gains 42 Marketplace 62 Off The Clock New Swimming Pool for Wounded Army Veteran 42 Landscape Lighting 44 Outdoor Living 46 Site Amenities 48 PMBR 50 Plant Accessories 51 Turf & Ornamental 51 Plant Materials 53 Product Request Center 56 Decorative Water Features 57 Water Mgt/Irrigation 58 Equipment 61 Business Services Marketplace Departments 26 World Premiere vol.19 - no.11 NOVEMBER '16 World Premiere Products & Advertisements: Look for this logo in the Product Focus section and in ads throughout this issue to find the 26 product pictures or advertisements that have never been seen anywhere before. 6 LC DBM Find Us Online: @LandscapeComm @landscapeonline Contents: Lighting

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