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Usage of Native Plant Material in Landscape Architecture

Can anyone out there recommend sites that would have somewhat scholarly papers on the use of native plants. I am looking for advocates of t…

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Plant Communities

Does anyone know of books that list plant communities?

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Lollipop Street Trees

In school we were taught lollipop sized trees weren't appropriate as street trees. And yet the project I'm working on (see images) is too r…

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Observations? Thoughts?

Came across this during a site inspection.......would be interested in other professional observations/thoughts.  FYI....I did not plant th…

Started by Greg Byrer

10 Oct 18
Reply by Barbara Brem

Nursery Quality Challenges

Dear colleagues, Earlier this year DeepRoot and I asked buyers to anonymously share their experience sourcing quality nursery stock and I w…

Started by Ellyn Shea

0 Sep 14

Betula Utilis Jacquemontii (White Birch) not allergy causing?

Hi - I am trying to find out if Betula Utilis Jaquemontii - Himalayan white birch is allergy causing or not.  I think not - Silver Birch (B…

Started by jo dey

0 Jan 11

Plant Communities

Does anyone know of books that list plant communities?

Started by henry cohen

13 Dec 16, 2015
Reply by Rob Biehl

Usage of Native Plant Material in Landscape Architecture

Can anyone out there recommend sites that would have somewhat scholarly papers on the use of native plants. I am looking for advocates of t…

Started by henry cohen

47 Oct 4, 2015
Reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA

Tree Protection adjacent to High Rise Building

Hello, I am trying to confirm if it would be possible to create a tree protection area built into scaffolding. The trees are worth saving a…

Started by Darren

6 Mar 31, 2015
Reply by Tosh K

Efficient way of creating planting plan and planting lists

Hi! I was wondering if anybody had a good workflow flow for documenting a planting plan. I would like to draw polygons and derive how many…

Started by Scott Wahl

31 Sep 18, 2014
Reply by Bryan Matsumoto

Wholesale Tree Prices for Bulk Quantities

Hi, I have a project where I'm mitigating tree replacement for work done on a GDOT R.O.W. The impacted project area is about 3.5 acres. GDO…

Started by Richard Freeland

0 Sep 2, 2014

Modern planting design in Beijing China

Looking for some planting ideas for a project in Beijing, China....struggling to find current plant nursery stock list to know what's avail…

Started by Suzanne Lange

4 Jul 22, 2014
Reply by Rob Halpern

Underground tree anchoring systems

Greetings fellow professionals! :) In the past when planting large trees with big root balls, I've always worked with stakes. Usually using…

Started by Davor Baric

5 Jul 7, 2014
Reply by Laura Duplain

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L.A.'s who seek licensure in CA but don't qualify? 7 Replies

California is considering updating their reciprocity qualifications.  there are a number of us who are licensed in another state that had softer qualifications (experience or unrelated degrees) to sit for the LARE.  However, even though we have…Continue

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Started by Jon Pride in STORY BOARD. Last reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA on Monday.

Getting Employed 30 Replies

Hi. My name is Shawn. I've been through the whole catch-22 experience loop for far too long (since 2009) and I really need to figure something out. Anybody have any thoughts on what I need to do to get employed by a design/drafting office? I know…Continue

Started by Shawn Boyd in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Tosh K on Friday.

Editorial: Eligibility requirements for State Landscape Architect Licenses 10 Replies

June 28, 2015Dear Land8 Members:ANY LAND8 member should feel free to add their own comments here.EDITORIAL:  It's my opinion......that EVERY student who earns a Landscape Architecture Degree. (4 yr., 5 yr. or Masters in Landscape Architectures)…Continue

Started by J. Robert Wainner in STORY BOARD. Last reply by Chris M Nov 29.

What do you wish you'd asked when choosing an LA school? 8 Replies

I'm hoping to enter a landscape architecture program next year. I'm coming to LA with a background in biology and an MPH in environmental health. I'm interested in working at the neighborhood-city scale, focusing on ecological restoration and urban…Continue

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Started by Gaelle Gourmelon in EDUCATION. Last reply by J. Robert Wainner Nov 26.

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