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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…

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

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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

0 Mar 7

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
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

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

30 Oct 4, 2013
Reply by Paul Stafford

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

To count or not to count your plants?

Do you or your contractors count your plants to bid a job?  And why do you do it versus your contractor or vice versa?   I have seen so man…

Started by Katharine Rudnyk

45 Aug 19, 2013
Reply by Goustan BODIN

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 Rudnyk

4 Aug 19, 2013
Reply by Katharine Rudnyk

Phytoremediation Books for LA's

I was hoping to find out if any one has discovered or used any Phytoremediation books or resources that were specifically tailored towards…

Started by Blake C. Rhinehart

0 Aug 14, 2013

Plant Patent and Trademark Overkill?

Growers, like Monrovia, have been writing patent requests and registering trademarks since the early 1960's.  Introductions were documented…

Started by Katharine Rudnyk

3 Aug 13, 2013
Reply by Katharine Rudnyk

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