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The Plantium Company

 •  September 28

Minimum soil depth for plant growth is a frequent subject of discussion of late and while you cannot search The Plantium based upon soil depth, we thought we’d gather some information to assist in your criteria based plant designs. Let’s first look at the question at hand. As designers and installers we are asked to create landscapes in all sorts...

The Plantium Company

 •  September 28

The Plantium is made for landscape professionals BY landscape professionals. To that end, it’s been an exciting summer in the Colorado mountains and the Connect One Design landscape architecture team has been hard at work. Check out Connect One Design in the media. We couldn’t do what we do without an amazing staff and The Plantium software!...

The Plantium Company

 •  June 15

Most of us think summer sneezing just ‘comes with the territory’ but did you know that you can alleviate some of it with an allergy friendly landscape! As landscape professionals, the concept of an allergy friendly landscape is a crucial one. Regardless of the scale of a project our understanding of high pollen generating plants is critical to...

The Plantium Company

 •  June 13

Welcome, Soon-To-Be Xeriscape Experts
Let’s Get to Xeriscaping!
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Even if you have never heard of xeriscape before now, this article will provide you with all the info necessary to confidently execute a xeriscape project, whether its for your client or in your own back yard. For those of you already familiar...

We’ve all read some great articles about designing with bulbs (and corms) so why not keep the discussion going? Designing with bulbs can be daunting. Visiting the botanic gardens in spring nearly blinds us with the glory of huge swaths of spring bulbs. Vast beds of daffodils, crocus and tulips are the sure sign that spring has sprung. A bed of...

Perhaps the importance of tree root structure seems obvious but oftentimes our misconceptions related to the root structure can compromise both the health of our trees and the health and integrity of the landscapes around these trees. Making good species choices above ground AND below ground is the first step in having trees that survive and...

Ever wonder how we get our yards, parks, and streetscapes to be ‘dog friendly’? As in, how do we design a urine and trample resistance landscape filled with dog friendly plants? Well, let’s start with thinking about some alternative groundcovers that can take a little beating. These are plants that can be used as an alternative to turf. Turf...

The Plantium Company

 •  January 18

We’ve all been there: You have poured effort into creating a strong design concept that is carried through your forms, your hardscape, and even your site furnishings. Your project is shaping up to be a wonder of landscape architecture. Then you get to 50% CDs and 100% budget, and now it’s time to do the planting design… It can all fall apart when...

The Plantium Company

 •  December 15, 2016

Turns out we have an addiction in this country. “Call it the nitrogen fix. It is like a drug mainlined into the planet’s ecosystems, suffusing every cell, every pore — including our own bodies.”1 In response, some jurisdictions (apparently finding dealing with addiction at the source – i.e. agriculture, wastewater, feed lots, poor landscape...

The Plantium Company

 •  November 4, 2016

It was an amazing planting season! Here at The Plantium we saw our subscribers DOUBLE and our current users talkin’ us up! They are saving hundreds of dollars on their designs and making better plant choices faster with The Plantium. Our crack development team has been hard at work improving the software and it SHOWS! There are a ton of new...