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Landscape Design


Black Aluminum Cable Railing

July 10, 2019

Black Aluminum Cable Railing

With mirror-finish columns, geometric shapes, and dark rails, this backyard patio and pool area has a strong contemporary presence that stands out dramatically against fields of grass and stone.

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How e-Steele™ improves durability and appearance of commercial site furnishings

June 25, 2019

How e-Steele™ improves durability and appearance of commercial site furnishings

When it comes to ensuring the long-lasting beauty and durability of your commercial site furnishings, the e-Steele™ metal finishing process used on Thomas Steele products stands apart from others. The process used on almost every single piece of steel used by Thomas Steele produces a finish that resists corrosion for a longer period of time and improves the overall appearance. The result is Thomas Steele's ability to produce outdoor commercial benches, tables, litter receptacles and planters with smooth, uniform finishes that are able to withstand scratching, impact, chemicals, humidity and high levels of corrosion from salt.

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Maintenance Free Planters

June 24, 2019

Maintenance Free Planters

The difference is recognizable when you invest in TerraCast®'s high quality resin planters. TerraCast® Planters will withstand many years of exposure to climate changes and daily abuse in high traffic areas without problems. The picture on the left is our Californian planter installed in Wisconsin over 20 years ago. It has been hit with wheel chairs, gurneys, strollers, and exposed to ice melt and salt, snow shovels and snow blowers. The planter still looks good as new! What makes it so durable?

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Hotel X Toronto

May 27, 2019

Hotel X Toronto

High style and eco-conscious design are often perceived as mutually exclusive. Hotel X Toronto—the latest addition to the Library Hotel Collection’s portfolio of international boutique hotel properties—boldly challenges this assumption.

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Self-watering planter reservoirs

May 10, 2019

Self-watering planter reservoirs

TerraCast® Products cares about the environment and supports green practices! Our line of planters are available with self watering reservoirs. Minimize the amount of water waste by utilizing our self watering system! Reduce your watering cycles from days to weeks. Our self watering system is made in the USA from the same durable and long lasting resin material our planters are made of. Keep your flowers beautifully bloomed, not over-watered and damaged.

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What types of planters are safe to grow vegetables and fruit?

April 12, 2019

What types of planters are safe to grow vegetables and fruit?

Equivalent to using a safe material for food packaging, finding planters made from safe material is the most important factor in growing edible plants. TerraCast® planters are made from Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) resin, which is the material known to be used extensively in food packaging and other consumer products. Our planters are labeled with a 4 for recycling and they are safe to grow edible plants.

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Ogden Collection offers flexible backed and backless curved, circular and straight bench options to configure a style that you visualize

March 13, 2019

Ogden Collection offers flexible backed and backless curved, circular and straight bench options to configure a style that you visualize

Think you can handle unlimited curves? We're talking curved to virtually any radii in one-inch increments! The Ogden Collection offers all this flexibility with four mounting options, gorgeous & durable seat material options, and it's a standard product!

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Commercial trash receptacles to reduce litter and promote recycling

March 11, 2019

Commercial trash receptacles to reduce litter and promote recycling

Is your business constantly covered in litter? Commercial trash receptacles can help fix littering issues and promote recycling. In fact, one of the biggest contributors to littering is a lack of trash receptacles. If people cannot find a place to throw away their garbage, and most people won’t look that hard, they will toss it wherever they can. Some may assume there is no consequence for littering and that someone else will pick it up as part of their job. You can help make the decision to responsibly dispose of trash easy by ensuring there are plenty of commercial trash cans and receptacles around your property.

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Trellises… Another way to beautify outdoor spaces with Feeney

February 18, 2019

Trellises… Another way to beautify outdoor spaces with Feeney

here are few things in garden culture quite as showy as a plant-laden trellis. The latticework is a natural way to partition a garden and provide an element of privacy. A trellis can even act as an insulating blanket when positioned alongside a home. Roses, grapevines, clematis, tomatoes, raspberries, and ivy love these wonderful vertical supports. For landscape architects, deck builders and do-it-yourselfers, the trellis is a quick and practical way to frame a backyard element or serve as a natural wall, say for an elevated deck.

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Selecting the Best Commercial Bike Rack

February 13, 2019

Selecting the Best Commercial Bike Rack

There are a lot of commercial bike racks to choose from. But not all bike racks are created equal. There are key features that make certain types of bike racks better options for securing and properly supporting bicycles than others. In this guide you'll learn what those key features are, other considerations for bike racks, as well as examples of good bike racks, and bike racks to avoid.

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Material Highlight: High-Density Polyethylene

February 11, 2019

Material Highlight: High-Density Polyethylene

Maglin Site Furniture offers recycled High-Density Polyethylene in two textures: wood grain and orange peel. This creates a durable environmentally friendly alternative to traditional lumber that is perfect for most outdoor applications.

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How Lightweight Planters Can Lower Your Costs

January 25, 2019

How Lightweight Planters Can Lower Your Costs

Extra-large planters are used for the instant "wow" factor in many landscaping designs. However, the cost of these heavy duty planters, shipping and handling, and installation can be astronomical. TerraCast ® creates products with usability in mind to make the process easier at the job site. With our lightweight planters, the cost of shipping is more affordable and they can be moved by hand.

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Bronze Aluminum Cable Railing

January 18, 2019

Bronze Aluminum Cable Railing

Featuring: reinforced aluminum system withstands the tension of cable infill without bending; Bronze powder-coat compliments rustic, woodsy, and old-world surroundings while protecting the aluminum from the elements; Post-to-Post Handrail runs between posts, allowing the railing to follow the curves of the deck; Deck mount posts are easy to install; Field assemblies have a low-profile look with no bulky turnbuckle.

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Whistler's Cultural Connector

December 19, 2018

Whistler's Cultural Connector

In 2014, as the Resort Municipality of Whistler was planning for the future, they began by looking back at the past. They wanted to highlight another side of their resort town, one that invited people to slow down and appreciate the natural beauty and unexpected history of the breathtaking location...

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'Tis the Season

December 12, 2018

'Tis the Season

Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit! TerraCast® offers a wide selection of outdoor products that will last through extreme weathers and many winters to come! Create a statement piece for your projects by personalizing the planter with a custom graphic.

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Why Choose Glass Deck Railing?

November 26, 2018

Why Choose Glass Deck Railing?

Since modern glass making was revolutionized in the 1950s, glass has been increasingly used for interior and exterior building applications due to its visibility and versatility. Glass railings are excellent examples of this, adding visibility and versatility to decks, balconies, stairways, pool enclosures, and more. Safety is a main purpose of railings and glass railings are an unobtrusive way to provide safety where you need it, whether inside or outside.

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Working Inside Out

November 14, 2018

Working Inside Out

Maglin Site Furniture’s new Pixel Collection is the perfect solution with its innovative and highly customizable line of modular site furnishings. Inspired by the concept of a pixel and how its square shape allows for near-limitless possibilities in placement and design, the Pixel Collection comprises an interchangeable series of blocks and tops that can be used to create everything from large-scale platform seating to lounge chairs, garden planters, tables, and more. Wired and wireless charging stations can be integrated into the design to support mobile devices. Whether used as an alternate work area or a place for a quick break, Pixel can offer the feeling of privacy through a strategically-placed planter, opposite oriented seating, or incorporating a standing tower into the configuration.

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An alternative to union metal light poles: resin-based lampposts

November 2, 2018

An alternative to union metal light poles: resin-based lampposts

Today we want to discuss alternatives to Union Metal bases and Union Metal light poles. While metal is a strong material that can withstand a lot, it will without doubt corrode and break down over time. The goal when installing a lamppost is for it to last as long as possible so you get your money out of it. We took the same underlying ideologies behind our long-lasting planters to create a lamppost with the same durable properties.

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Resin planters and lampposts: easy to maintain and graffiti resistant

October 1, 2018

Resin planters and lampposts: easy to maintain and graffiti resistant

Graffiti and other materials often ruin stone and metal products. Unlike metal and stone, resin is immune to being ruined from spray-paint, gum, stickers, and even sharpie marker. Resin is formulated from a Linear Low Density Polyethylene, a non-porous, non-hydroscopic plastic. This keeps moisture and other materials from staining or discoloring it in any way.

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Gateway Arch Expansion

September 22, 2018

Gateway Arch Expansion

Soaring 630 feet above the mighty Mississippi River and its St Louis, Missouri, home, the gleaming stainless steel Gateway Arch is the centerpiece of the Gateway Arch National Park and a popular attraction that draws more than three million visitors each year.

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