Planting Soils for Landscape Architectural Projects
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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.
Horticulture / Plants
Sustainable Development & Design
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
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.
Barret L. Kays, FASLA
American Society of Landscape Architects
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