Sustainable Landscaping

Sustainable landscaping is gaining popularity in the landscaping industry, emphasizing responsible practices that are eco-friendly and visually appealing. These methods involve using native plants, local materials, and reducing environmental impact while benefiting wildlife. Discover how you can incorporate these principles into your own landscape designs.

Invasive Species

Invasive plants and insects pose a significant threat to New Hampshire’s ecosystems, causing environmental and economic damage. To understand their impact and discover actionable steps to address this issue, we invite you to explore our dedicated page on invasive species. Learn how you can contribute to safeguarding our natural resources and biodiversity.

State of New Hampshire

The State of New Hampshire website is a valuable resource for individuals interested in landscaping within the state.  Whether you’re a homeowner or a landscaping professional, the website provides essential information and resources to help you create and maintain beautiful and environmentally responsible landscapes in the state.

University of New Hampshire Continuing Education

Environmental Horticulture plays a vital role in New Hampshire, with a thriving industry comprising over 800 businesses engaged in the production, sale, installation, and maintenance of landscape plants, greenhouse crops, flowers, and turfgrass. Visit the University of New Hampshire Continuing Education website for more information today.

New Hampshire Farm Bureau Federation

The New Hampshire Farm Bureau Federation, with over 3,000 family members across ten county Farm Bureaus, is dedicated to advocating for agriculture and educating the public. As part of the larger American Farm Bureau Federation, members have a direct role in shaping state and national policies. Working together, they turn Farm Bureau policies into legislative action, achieving more than they could on their own.

OSHA | Landscape and Horticultural Services

Landscaping and horticultural service workers are at risk of injury from a wide variety of potential hazards in this industry, including exposure to chemicals, noise, machinery, lifting, construction, and weather related hazards. This page helps identify potential hazards and possible solutions to specific activities within the landscape and horticultural services industry.

Drugwatch | Does Roundup Cause Cancer?

Roundup, the most widely used herbicide in the U.S., contains the active ingredient glyphosate. While its effectiveness as a weed killer is undeniable, there is debate over whether Roundup use causes cancers like non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The Environmental Protection Agency is actively reviewing whether glyphosate is a human carcinogen.

Drugwatch | Roundup Lawsuit

People filing Roundup lawsuits claim the weed killer caused them to develop cancer. In 2020, Monsanto (now Bayer) agreed to pay almost $11 billion to settle most Roundup cancer claims. In April 2024, 4,281 Roundup cancer lawsuits were still pending in the California Roundup MDL.