FRI-C06: Down and Dirty: Planting’s Hard Truths and Lessons Learned

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ASLA Online Learning opportunities are open to all. ASLA members may purchase this presentation at a reduced rate.
Start Date
01/01/2017
End Date
01/01/2019
Description
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.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
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.
Instructors
Joe Wahler, Kelby Fite, Kelly Lewis, John Swallow, Michael Igo
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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