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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 cohenLatest Reply

Plant Communities

Does anyone know of books that list plant communities?

Started by henry cohenLatest Reply

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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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

grass identification

hello everyone!! i need help in identifying a couple of grass species...I saw these grasses in Bali and recently in SHMA's website...Can so…

Started by John Immanuel R. Palma

9 May 10, 2014
Reply by Rob Halpern

Long-lived, Low Water Groundcovers

Any recommendations for a groundcover, with proven success, for the California East Bay Area (Temps range from 90+ to 20ish fahrenheit)? Lo…

Started by Richard Joaquin

6 Jan 28, 2014
Reply by Goustan BODIN

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Durability of Bamboo Decking 3 Replies

Does anybody know anything about using bamboo decking in humid weather, like Hong Kong and the durability of bamboo when exposed to the elements? Thank you.Continue

Started by Juliana Tan in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Juliana Tan on Tuesday.

This is why cities can’t grow all their own food 2 Replies

If every homeowner in Seattle ripped up their lawn and replaced it with edible plants, the resulting crop production would be enough to feed just one percent of the city’s residents, according to a new study by researchers at the University of…Continue

Started by Rob Halpern in SUSTAINABILITY & DESIGN. Last reply by Dave McCorquodale Apr 27.

CLARB LARE Scoring 15 Replies

Anyone else think it is ridiculous that it takes 4-6 weeks for CLARB to score a completely digital exam? Stupid.Continue

Started by nca in PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE. Last reply by Brad Alexander Apr 26.

Alternates to AutoCAD....Vectorworks? 20 Replies

Fellow LA's  I have a question for you all.   I'm sure this probably has been asked already but only had a few minutes online and figured this might be quicker then searching.  I'm looking for a good alternative to AutoCAD.  We use A.C. 2016 in our…Continue

Tags: AutoC, Vectrworks, AutoCAD

Started by Anthony Parziale in TECHNOLOGY. Last reply by John Apr 26.

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