Due to the limits of green space in our expanding urban areas, we need to find creative solutions to incorporate nature into both our existing and new infrastructure. Green roofs are a smart way of utilising space in urban environments, and have many benefits apart from being aesthetically attractive. The green roof boom Over the
As we brace ourselves for the arrival of the 'worst snow storm in 36 years', we thought it would be good to share some of our hard earned knowledge about the importance of winter preparation for business. During a storm, your business has the potential of being severely disrupted, and could potentially lead to temporary
The Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 kicked off on the 9th of August, at University College Dublin with New Zealand becoming the overall champions after they defeated England 41-32 in the final. This was the first time Ireland hosted the Women's Rugby World Cup, now in its eight year. In the run up to the
- Today is National Workplace Wellbeing Day so we've decided to talk a little bit about how plants can promote wellbeing and efficiency in the office. A lot of research has been conducted in recent years about the multiple benefits of plants to employees in the workplace. Plants have been linked to cleaner air, better health and increased focus.
- On the eve of the much awaited ALCI (Association of Landscape Contractors of Ireland) awards ceremony we thought it would be fitting to have an informal chat with one of our legendary landscape managers and designers, Pat McCormack. Pat is by no means an easy person to spontaneously head off for a cup of coffee with,
- At SAP we always strive to enhance the sustainability of our products and services, but helping to build sustainable communities is also of the utmost importance to us.One of our valued partners ALDI shares in this ethos. So when they asked us if we would like to get involved with the Foróige 'Community Garden'
Do we consider our trees to be as valuable as our ancestors once did? Throughout the centuries in Ireland, trees have played vital, practical and spiritual roles in the lives of Irish people. Ireland was once covered by a blanket of beautiful oak, elm and pine forests. However, due to a combination of bog expansion and the
Bark mulching has become very popular in recent years for not only its striking appearance but for the many benefits it has for your garden. Although bark mulching is associated with modern gardens, the concept of mulching is by no means new. Mulching is derived from the German word Molsch which means ‘soft or beginning to decay.’ Over time
Once again, we have proved our dedication and commitment to quality with our success at the recent ALCI Awards which was hosted in the National Convention Centre on Friday the 6th of November. SAP Landscapes received the following awards: Private garden under 5k, Seaview Terrace - WinnerResidential Development, Bracken Park - Award of MeritCommercial Development, German Embassy -
What is a Labyrinth? The Labyrinth is an ancient pattern, an archetypal image that has been passed down through generations and cultures as a form of reflective instrument. Over the last thousand years or so these fascinating patterns have most often been constructed as pathways on the ground big enough for us to enter and