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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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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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Vine for pergola in S. Cal

I have an outdoor space connected to the house in souther California that receives sun in the late morning to the late afternoon.  I'd like…

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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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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…

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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…

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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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Plant Communities

Does anyone know of books that list plant communities?

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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…

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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…

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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…

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10 Oct 18, 2016
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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…

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