Plant User Handbook: A Guide to Effective Specifying

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James Hitchmough, Ken Fieldhouse
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Architecture - 400 pages
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An invaluable reference source on soft landscape specification for professional landscapers. Each topic is written by a leading specialist in the field and covers technical data with practical guidance. Ecological characteristics, selection, procurement, elements of planting design, site preparation, establishment and maintenance are all considered.
 

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Contents

II Managing Plant Growth on Landscape Sites
45
III Establishment and Management of Trees
93
IV Establishment and Management of Smaller Woody Plants
163
V Establishment and Management of Herbaceous Plants
245

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About the author (2008)

James Hitchmough is Reader (Associate Professor) at the Department of Landscape, University of Sheffield. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Horticulture and has a wide-ranging interest in the use of vegetation in landscape design management.

Ken Fieldhouse was a qualified Landscape Architecture and trained Town Planner. He was editor of Landscape Design Journal and was deeply involved in a wide range of environmental publishing initiatives.

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