Grow Green is a gardening education program that promotes sustainable landscaping practices. It addresses water quality and conservation, recycling, and an Integrated Pest Management philosophy, which encourages the least-toxic way to address pest issues.
This program includes: Landscape Professional Training, a list of landscape professionals who have completed the training series, classes for the public (see upcoming events to the right), participation in the Zilker Garden Festival, Texas Native Plant Week, a searchable plant database, print resources, demonstration gardens, and tips on landscape design/plants/pests.
Hunter produces pop-up gear-driven rotors, spray sprinklers, valves, controllers, central controllers and weather sensors. The company reports that it holds more than 250 product patents and 40 trademarks.
The Wildflower Center conducts innovative native plant research, develops comprehensive educational materials and consults on landscape development projects of all sizes to capitalize on the ability of native landscapes to improve communities.
The Texas Nursery & Landscape Association (TNLA)represents all aspects of the Green Industry in Texas. In addition to education, certification, and legislative/regulatory representation, TNLA produces the Nursery/Landscape Expo, held alternately in Dallas, Houston and San Antonio in August.
TNLA represents the producers of the second largest row crop in Texas, the third largest nursery & floriculture-producing state in the United States and an industry whose total post-farmgate sales exceeds $13 billion annually.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
A unique education agency, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service teaches Texans wherever they live, extending research-based knowledge to benefit their families and communities.
Georgetown Chamber of Commerce
Georgetown Chamber of Commerce is the second largest Chamber in Central Texas (second only to Austin). This is accomplished by being an extremely active Chamber that provides effective opportunities and tools for Chamber members to promote their business, being dedicated to the responsible economic development of Georgetown, TX, and providing a unified voice for the business community to articulate member perspectives on key issues.
Rain Bird has been awarded more than 130 patents, including the first in 1935 for the original horizontal action impact drive sprinkler (U.S. Patent #1,997,901), which revolutionized the food production industry and ushered in a new era in irrigation, worldwide. The original impact sprinkler was designated a historic landmark in 1990 by the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. Today, Rain Bird offers over 4,000 irrigation products and services.
perspectives on key issues.