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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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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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Bottoms Up or a Tops Down?

Knowing what the plant's mature height and width will be for a project, do you design with the desired container size in mind or the prefer…

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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…

Started by henry cohen

51 Mar 24
Reply by Dagober Kevin

Larix spp as ornamental trees.

By way of introduction, I am a tree farmer in zone 3, in Alberta, Canada.  What with climate change, I'm always pushing the envelope a bit…

Started by Sherwood Botsford

5 Mar 16
Reply by Sherwood Botsford

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

2 Mar 13
Reply by Chris M

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…

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1 Mar 12
Reply by Sherwood Botsford

Plant Communities

Does anyone know of books that list plant communities?

Started by henry cohen

14 Mar 10
Reply by Bryan Chou

Cherry Blossom variety in Philly

 love the big pink cherry trees in the old part of town in Philly. The flowers are big and deep pink with lots of petals. I remember a few…

Started by T Khuu

1 Feb 10
Reply by Tosh K

Please help identify these zone 7 evergreen

This one do very well in the cold. No leaf damage whatsoever. Some kind of laurel, Portugal? This one has very tropical looking leaf. Vib…

Started by T Khuu

9 Feb 4
Reply by Andrew Garulay, RLA

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, 2016
Reply by Barbara Brem

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, 2016

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
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