This webinar discusses myths about urban trees and soils by showing examples of how and why these common design thoughts are incorrect.
The following issues are discussed: organic matter versus compost need, trees use organic matter, mycorrhiza treatments and landscape soil, sand in soil mixes for landscape areas versus golf and athletic turf, soil screening, soil installation, tree grates protect the tree, all urban soils are horrible, redefining usable soil, salt damage, and high pH must be lowered. Ways to design differently to avoid these urban tree and soil myths are discussed.
1. Understand the critical aspects of soil
2. Comprehend the common myths around urban trees and soils
3. Comprehend how to design differently to prevent the damage done by common design myths
|Presenter||Created in partnership with DeepRoot and James Urban, FASLA|
US State Approvals
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|GA, MN, and SD |
**Explanation: There is no process to get courses pre-approved in your state, but there should be no issues getting this course approved.
If not approved, we will exchange it for another course or provide a full refund.
Canada Provinces and Territories
|British Columbia||Yes, per reciprocity with LA CES|
|Ontario||Yes, per reciprocity with LA CES|
DeepRoot Green Infrastructure develops solutions to enhance urban forests and surrounding watersheds in city streets, parking lots, campuses, and other heavily-paved areas. Silva Cell, our flagship product, is an underground framework for containing lightly compacted soil that supports large trees and absorbs runoff from rain, increasing air and water quality, reducing energy loads, mitigating heat island effect and nurturing trees for a long life in their communities. Headquartered in San Francisco with locations in Vancouver, and London, DeepRoot has more than forty years of experience helping trees thrive in cities, nurturing over 500 blocks of urban treescape in the built environment around the world. http://deeproot.com
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