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Landscape Soil Development Trends Workshop

Posted by LNA Master Landscapers Association on 9 May 2017

The Australian Institute of Horticulture (AIH) are holding the Landscape Soil Developments and Trends at the Ryde School of Horticulture 10 June 2017. 

The workshop runs from 9am - 12.30pm and the following items will be discussed. 

  • How soils are no being specified and tested
  • Lightweight soil and greenwall soil developments and differences 
  • The new Australian Standard 4419 Landscape Soils Standard - What are the changes and how it will affect our Industry
  • Classification of spprts field performance and soil requirements
  • A new simplified soil specification booklet
  • A new innovative tree soil volume simullator incorporating shared root zones and including surrounding site soil
  • LNA Member Australian Native Landscapes and Benedicts Sand and Gravel will also discuss what they are experiencing with the latest soil trends. 

Presenters
Simon Leake - Principle Soil Scientist - SESL Australia

Elke Haege - elke Landscape Architect + Consulting Arborist

Elke and Simon are the authors of CSIRO Publising
"Soil for Landscape Development: Selection, Specification and Validation"

To register for the event click here.

 

Author: LNA Master Landscapers Association
Tags: Industry News

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