Top Editors in the Green Industry

Nicole Wisniewski

Green Group Editorial Director
Editor in Chief

Nicole has been an editor, researcher and writer in the professional lawn and landscape industry for nearly 20 years. In that time, she has won more than 50 awards for her work. She is the only landscape magazine editor that has worked inside a landscape business (The Davey Tree Expert Co.).

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Jennifer
King

Green Group
Managing Editor

Jennifer has worked in publishing for 15 years at titles such as Bassmaster and Southern Living. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Penn State University and a master’s degree in magazine publishing from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

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Mallory Brasseale

Green Group
Content Marketing Editor

Mallory has been working in digital media for over seven years at websites such as CookingLight.com, MyRecipes.com and SouthernLiving.com. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with a concentration in Digital Media from the University of Montevallo in Alabama.

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Danielle Pesta

Assistant Editor
Digital Media

Danielle, in her second year in the green industry, helps maintain the websites and social media accounts for three titles in the Green Group. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media communications with a minor in studio art for photo and video from Otterbein University.

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“The Green Group content team includes experienced editors who have worked in the green industry for decades, coupled with writers and editors from other backgrounds in publishing, to bring together a team that’s well-versed on what our audiences need and creative solutions to bring educational and up-to-the-minute information our readers need to know.”Nicole Wisniewski

Content Overview

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SPECIAL COVERAGEFEATURESWEEKLY ONLINE EXCLUSIVESEVENT/TRADE SHOW COVERAGE
JANUARY/FEBRUARY
Print Ad Close: 11/18
Rethinking Outdoor Experiences Irrigation: What's New in Irrigation?
Construction: Equipment Budgeting
Hardscape: Curb Appeal
Design: Color Trends
Focus On: Hardscapes
Design Trends of the Week
Story of a Landscape
News Roundup
Get Inspired
Best Practices
Live Coverage: NALP Leaders Forum
National Association of Landscape Professionals: Leaders Forum
MARCH/APRIL
Print Ad Close: 1/23
Meeting Customer Expectations and Budget Irrigation: Designing an Efficient System
Construction: Keeping a Clean Jobsite During Construction
Hardscape: Hardscape Hues
Design: Sustainable Features Integrated Into Designs (Edibles, Rain Gardens, Etc.)
Focus On: Landscape Lighting
Design Trends of the Week
Story of a Landscape
News Roundup
Get Inspired
Best Practices
Live Coverage: NALP National Collegiate Landscape Competition
National Association of Landscape Professionals: National Collegiate Landscape Competition
MAY/JUNE
Print Ad Close: 3/22
From Devastation to Inspiration - Design Renovations After Weather Disasters Irrigation: The Efficient Irrigation Department
Construction: Proper Grading
Hardscape: Water Features
Design: Designing Corporate Landscapes
Focus On: Construction Equipment and Attachments
Design Trends of the Week
Story of a Landscape
News Roundup
Get Inspired
Best Practices
JULY/AUGUST
Print Ad Close: 5/19
Irrigation Damage Control: Directing Every Drop of Water to the Right Target Construction: Using Equipment Safely
Hardscape: Retaining Wall Solutions
Design: Landscape Renovation Tactics
Focus On: Irrigation Equipment
Design Trends of the Week
Story of a Landscape
News Roundup
Get Inspired
Best Practices
SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER
Print Ad Close: 7/12
Get Creative with Hardscapes Irrigation: Best Management Practices
Construction: Using the Right Equipment and Attachments for the Right Jobs
Hardscape: Hardscape North America Trends
Design: Design Fees, Change Fees and Other Things You Should Be Charging For But You're Not
Focus On: GIE+EXPO/HNA Products
Design Trends of the Week
Story of a Landscape
News Roundup
Get Inspired
Best Practices
Live Coverage: GIE+EXPO/Hardscape North America
Live Coverage: ASLA Annual Meetingn & Expo
Live Coverage: APLD International Landscape Design Conference
GIE+EXPO/Hardscape North America
American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting & Expo
Association of Professional Landscape Designers International Landscape Design Conference and Nursery and Landscape Expo
NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Print Ad Close: 9/20
How Landscape Pros are Using Technology in Landscape Design Irrigation: Dealing with Water Restrictions
Construction: Equipment Maintenance and Proper Storage
Hardscape: Recreation Areas: Putting Greens, Bocce Ball Courts, etc.
Focus On: Design Software
Design Trends of the Week
Story of a Landscape
News Roundup
Get Inspired
Best Practices
Live Coverage: Irrigation Association Show
Live Coverage: Tree Care Industry Association Expo
Irrigation Association Show
Tree Care Industry Association Expo


Departments

TRENDING // The latest and greatest research and trends happening in landscape design, architecture and housing.

ROOTS // A landscape designer/architect answers questions all readers want to know about their profession, business challenges, passion and inspiration.

IDEASTREAM // Spotlight on a design and its most inspiring components to give readers fresh ideas.

Columns

DIRT // Editor-in-Chief/Editorial Director Nicole Wisniewski talks trends and shares insight from her 20 years covering the landscape industry.

Content Overview

Turf Design Build advances the growth and profitability of the landscape industry by providing green industry business owners with information on emerging trends, best practices, operational efficiencies and business development.