Planting Soils for Landscape Architectural Projects

Registration Eligibility
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Start Date
12/10/2017
End Date
12/09/2019
Description
This technical manual, written by Barrett L. Kays, FASLA, teaches and demonstrates how to apply modern soil science techniques to create the best possible soils for landscape plants and the environment. The manual presents important soil concepts and how they should be applied to the design of soils for both small and large landscape architectural projects. The publication is intended as a resource for independent study and to improve landscape architects’ understanding of soils and how to effectively manage soils on their projects.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Sustainable Development & Design
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
3.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Learn soil physical and chemical concepts that are important to landscape architects.
2. Learn ways landscape architects can restore and amend on-site soils.
3. Learn how landscape architects can solved difficult soil problems.
4. Learn how landscape architects should prepare soil plans and specifications.
Instructors
Barret L. Kays, FASLA
Website Registration
Course Codes
ASLA
Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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