Featured Discussions

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…

Started by Mark Di LucidoLatest Reply

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…

Started by Katharine RudnykLatest Reply

Succulents for commercial/public projects - SF BAY AREA

What are some succulents or succulent like plants which are readily available in local nurseries, which will do well in a commercial/public…

Started by Wes Arola, RLALatest Reply

Discussions Replies Latest Activity

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 yesterday
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

Looking for a vine for dry shade

Greetings. For a SoCal client, I've found very few options for a vine that will grow on a wall, in the shade. Complicating it is that it's…

Started by Jeff Graham, Associate ASLA

12 Nov 2, 2013
Reply by Goustan BODIN

Soil spoils

At Monrovia, we use approximately 26 different soil recipes at our nurseries, with that said why is only one soil blend generally specified…

Started by Katharine Rudnyk

2 Aug 21, 2013
Reply by Katharine Rudnyk

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…

Started by Mark Di Lucido

19 Aug 20, 2013
Reply by Goustan BODIN


Blog Posts

A Design Alternative for Affordable Housing

Posted by ThanakornW on March 25, 2015 at 9:48pm 0 Comments

As cities are growing and a lot of people being displaced, one of the strategies that can be used to prevent displacement…


Spanish Landscape Architecture: Alcazar of Sevilla Gardens

Posted by Sixto D. Lozano on March 17, 2015 at 4:20am 0 Comments

Have you ever been in a garden built along 1100 years?…


© 2015   Created by Andrew Spiering.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service