Compost & Enviromental Landscaping
By: Ronald Alexander, President, R. Alexander Associates, Inc.
Thursday, September 29th ~ 1:00 - 2:30 PM
CEUs: 1.5 PGMS, NALP
Ronald Alexander, President, R. Alexander Associates, Inc
Healthy soil is the foundation of successful landscapes. Soil restoration is at the core of ASLA’s Sustainable Sites Initiative, because it is essential for water conservation, climate protection, storm water management, and human and wildlife habitat. Soil and site best practices (which include compost) are now required in California (e.g., Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance), and in an increasing number of Low Impact Development and storm water projects (e.g., bioretention soils). And they can save the savvy practitioner money and time on a variety of development projects, as well as assure long-term planting success. In California, not only are high quality compost products currently available throughout the State, but also specifications which will allow its proper usage.
Mr. Alexander is a horticulturist with over 30 years of experience working with compost and other organic recycled products. He is also the President of R. Alexander Associates, Inc., a consulting company specializing in product development for organic recycled products. Before becoming a consultant, Mr. Alexander was Vice President of Marketing for a firm specializing in the marketing of composted products. He has presented over 300 papers over his career and has authored the ‘Field Guide to Compost Use’, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Official's Erosion Control Specifications for Compost, 'Landscape Architecture Specifications for Compost Utilization', and was a main author of Caltrans compost specs.
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