Tyson Carroll
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Section D
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I received back my score for section D this past week and my results were 11212. Which was an improvement over previous attempts yet still not enough to pass. I have studied the reference material,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tyson Carroll Dec 5, 2010.

 

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Tyson Carroll replied to Paul Minotto's discussion 'Tree for inside/ outside'
"Paul, Also consider maintenance requirements. While I like the use of stone fruit consider the surrounding concrete and if any dropping fruit will cause any aesthetic issue. At your size constraints you are limited and might be more inline with a…"
Jul 7
Tyson Carroll replied to Greg Byrer's discussion 'Observations? Thoughts?'
"Twine and burlap should be removed as Robert mentions. Regarding warranty of the plant as it relates to the LC, it all depends on what is written in the docs and specs. Some project require root shaving or corrections by the LC other simply reject…"
Oct 14, 2016
Tyson Carroll replied to Candace Mastel's discussion 'Land F/X vs. AutoCad'
"Candace, I cannot speak for RainCad so I am not familiar with its application. In searching online it appears to offer basic irrigation design items and elements. We have both AutoCad and Land FX with the Irrigation FX as well. Both operate well…"
Mar 11, 2016
Tyson Carroll replied to Elaine M. Johnson's discussion '"boiler plate" specification drawings on line.'
"Elaine our specifications did not cover retaining walls but they are definitely boiler plate and have been vetted through a review process cover soils, planting, irrigation, and tree protection. You can download them and their associated details at…"
Jan 20, 2016
Tyson Carroll replied to Calico's discussion 'Steel Edging Next to Concrete Curb'
"We receive this comment all of the time in Ca in regards to mulch flooding over into paved areas. As long as the finished grade of the planting area is 1-2" below the adjacent paving, mulch is a thicker/coarser mix, and the slope of the PA is…"
Dec 30, 2015
Tyson Carroll replied to CassieNichols's discussion 'What do you recommend for a bike path treatment in a floodplain?'
"What is around the bike path? Planting area, pavement, AC? Who is the project for public or private? Is the path intended to meander or is it a straight shot? What is the average rainfall per year in the area?"
Jul 16, 2015
Tyson Carroll replied to Darren's discussion 'Tree Protection adjacent to High Rise Building'
"Depends on the size of the tree, species, location, time of year, water requirements, etc. Good arborist and company that has done work moving large sized trees successfully will be key for survival. Do you have any more project specifics?"
Mar 27, 2015
Tyson Carroll replied to Barbara Brem's discussion 'AutoCAD - Mac vs PC'
"Cad on  a mac using a vm is the same as a pc. "
Feb 10, 2015
Tyson Carroll replied to Barbara Brem's discussion 'AutoCAD - Mac vs PC'
"Problem can be solved by running through a virtual machine like vm ware or boot camp. The cost will be comparable with mac being somewhat higher but not bad. As Andrew alluded to this falls into the larger debate of Macs vs. PC's. Like anything…"
Feb 5, 2015
Tyson Carroll replied to Lucas Vannice's discussion 'Land F/X vs. VectorWorks Landmark for Design/Build'
"Depends on what you are trying to get out of the program. I do not have much experience with Landmark but am a user of Land FX and thoroughly enjoy the program and believe it is a huge time saver on the design side of things. The staff there is also…"
Nov 21, 2014
Tyson Carroll replied to Mick Kittle's discussion 'Tree Grate Installation Cost'
"5 x 5 is fairly typical and the size is fine for smaller trees but larger shade growing trees can pose problems.  What size of tree are you specifying? The grate that you select should have an opening that can be enlarged to allow for the…"
Oct 27, 2014
Tyson Carroll replied to Mick Kittle's discussion 'Tree Grate Installation Cost'
"Alot depends on what you are looking for specifically.  - how big of a grate are you using? - what type of tree are you specifying? - will you be installing staking for the trees that can connect to the grates? - what type of installation will…"
Oct 27, 2014
Tyson Carroll replied to Dustin Maxam, RLA's discussion 'Irrigation - Master Valves and Flow Sensors'
"As long as the pump can kick the system on and off w/o the controller you are ok. The downside of not having it tied to a controller is that if does not turn on there will be no alarm to communicate there is an issue. "
Oct 15, 2014
Tyson Carroll replied to Dustin Maxam, RLA's discussion 'Irrigation - Master Valves and Flow Sensors'
"Yes you would think that but a main line break at 1 in the morning may not get noticed until 7. 6 hours of a mainline break running is a lot of water at 4 inches. Plus 4" mains are notorious for popping of using PVC connection. Steel fittings…"
Oct 15, 2014
Tyson Carroll replied to Dustin Maxam, RLA's discussion 'Irrigation - Master Valves and Flow Sensors'
"Talk about making a complicated system even more complicated. Just out of curiosity why does your city not want 2 wire systems?  1. Yes but that depends on where your booster pumps is located in relationship to the sub POC's. You also…"
Oct 15, 2014
Tyson Carroll replied to Wayne Walker's discussion 'Landscape Design Software & HArdware'
"True. Here were the specs  Core I7 8 GB RAM 512 GB SSD 1 gb or 2gb video card 27" display I was off by my numbers. The difference was 20% mac higher than a PC but I added 8 more gb of ram and got a laptop verse desktop. "
Oct 10, 2014

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Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
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Urban Tree Foundation
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Hello, I'm currently a freshman environmental science major. I'm on the planning and administration track, which means I'm taking a combination of ecology courses, political science courses, and geography courses (including urban planning, physical…Continue

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Started by Kristen Barre in EDUCATION. Last reply by J. Robert Wainner on Thursday.

Tree for inside/ outside 12 Replies

I'm designing a home in Temecula, CA, Zone 10, where i'd like to have a tree growing inside and the same kind of tree outside.  Both indoor and outdoor spaces receive partial to full sun depending on the time of day.I have 2 questions:- The height…Continue

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Hello all,I'm in the midst of moving and clearing out my la school supplies following graduation from the MLA program at Morgan state university.The supplies got me through school and would love to pass onto an incoming student. I've got velum…Continue

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Started by Gerrit Shuffstall in GENERAL DISCUSSION Jul 15.

How to select a Master? 7 Replies

I’m planning to go for higher studies. Currently I’m a graduated with four year Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons) degree. Now I’m willing to practice landscape architecture. But in near future I’m planning to have higher studies.What are the…Continue

Started by Nadun Jayasundara in STORY BOARD. Last reply by Nadun Jayasundara Jul 14.

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