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This session provides participants with an understanding of the importance of soil biology as the cornerstone supporting landscape design. It benefits from the perspective of a soil scientist, an arborist, and two experienced landscape architects who will present actual soil management techniques in some of the country's most prominent projects.
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
1) Understand the biology of soil as a living organism. 2) Appreciate the importance of a living soil as an enhancement to your planting designs. 3) Know how to specify biological amendments, including what they are made of and how to write your specification. 4) Examine successes and near collapses of soils before and after biological amendments are applied.
Annette Wilkus, Elaine Ingham, James Sottilo, Jose Alminana
American Society of Landscape Architects