Landscape Specification Guidelines

LCA’s nationally recognized Landscape Specification Guidelines provide green industry professionals with the most up-to-date research and techniques used in the landscape industry. Written with landscape contractors, landscape architects, designers, and property managers in mind, this go-to resource:

  • Serves as a reference for specifying, installing, and maintaining quality landscape projects.
  • Promotes horticulturally sound principles and best practices.
  • Is used by property managers and landscape architects to create bid specs when hiring.

Published in January 2014, this new edition is divided into eight parts, available for purchase separately or as a whole.

View the Table of Contents for each section:

Part 1: Exterior Landscape Installation
Part 2: Exterior Landscape Maintenance
Part 3: Interior Landscape Installation and Maintenance
Part 4: Irrigation
Part 5: Non-Tidal Wetland Planting
Part 6: Seeding and Sodding
Part 7: Soils
Part 8: Tree Preservation

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