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Landscape architects have much to consider when developing, implementing, and managing a planting installation. This panel explores nursery practices, plant root structures, the interface between an imported plant and the site, construction oversight, and post-completion management.
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Examine nursery practices and the seven common issues to consider when selecting plant materials.
Discuss the resilience of root systems and how to set a path to longer-term plant health.
Review the challenges of construction oversight and how to minimize problems and misunderstandings.
Explore the challenges of post-completion management and maintenance, and how to improve institutional memory.
Joe Wahler, Kelby Fite, Kelly Lewis, John Swallow, Michael Igo
American Society of Landscape Architects