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Markets are rarely homogeneous, and market segmentation can be a viable means of efficiently and profitably reaching different consumer groups. This is true for many products, including ornamental landscape plants. Although the reasons for

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Since 2,4-D was discovered in the 1940s, development and use of herbicides has continually increased ( Timmons, 2005 ). Use of herbicides in residential landscapes is also increasing. From 1994 to 2007, there has been a 60% increase in sales of

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the formation of trihalomethanes if the surface water is removed and chlorinated for drinking water supply ( Siddiqui et al., 1997 ). Effective landscape management practices in urban landscapes must include an awareness of nutrient removal from soil

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Since 1996, a number of instructors have greatly contributed to the development of the beginning design sequence in the horticulture and landscape architecture curricula, and deserve recognition. They are E. Anderson, M. Bowe, D. Kessler and

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University campuses provide an excellent opportunity to research and demonstrate sustainable landscape practices. Most campuses include significant land resources, a variety of building types, and diverse plantings. University campuses must be

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Good landscape management practices can positively affect water availability and quality, whereas improper management can degrade water quality in local and larger water bodies and contribute to water scarcity ( Saurí, 2013 ; Shober et al., 2010

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indicates that climate-related differences in outdoor water use contribute significantly to the high water use in arid western states ( Emrath, 2000 ). Landscape irrigation contributes to most of southern Nevada's consumptive water use ( Sovocool et al

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color. In 1860, this plant was brought from Asia to the United States for ornamental landscaping purposes ( Dirr, 2009 ). E. alatus has many positive ornamental attributes including a dense, symmetrical habit, high-quality summer foliage, interesting

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introduction by, humans. Consumers are increasingly selecting native plants for use in home landscapes for a variety of reasons. Many local, state, and federal agencies are requiring the use of native plants in the landscape ( HarmonyFL.com, 2008 ; Norcini

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The United States environmental horticulture industry, or green industry, comprises wholesale nursery, greenhouse, and turfgrass sod producers; landscape design, installation and maintenance firms; as well as wholesale and retail distribution firms

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