The ecology-based landscape movement is slowly changing the way plants are being grown,
procured and planted. This includes alterations in species, propagation technique, size, packaging,
site layout, and the expanded use of seed. In these presentations a nursery grower, seed producer,
and landscape contractor will illustrate what designers and planters need to know about new
developments in how to handle plants and seeds before and after arriving at a project site.
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
To create awareness of those changes in the nursery industry that affects how designers select and specify plants on native oriented projects.
To illustrate the potential that expanding the use of seed for meadow, woodland understory, and fine garden plantings can provide.
To illustrate how the procurement of plants and how they are handled on a site is altered by new ecology related developments in species selection and project scale.
Robert Swain, LTE, CERP, Jim Mackenzie, & Bill Carter
New Directions in the American Landscape