Landscape Seminar For Property Managers and HOA Board Members

Pink flowering landscape shrub

Providing education regarding site landscaping and offering clients an opportunity to ask questions is very important to us. Botanicon is here to support you in managing one of the largest line items on a communities budget, the landscaped environment.

Our independent, third party landscape vendor management, horticultural consultation and quality assurance services benefit plants and people. We facilitate all aspects of site landscaping on behalf of our clients, and sharing knowledge helps us all do our jobs better.… Read the rest “Landscape Seminar For Property Managers and HOA Board Members”

Tree Planting

Maple tree leaves

When conducting landscape inspections, I commonly see all of these offending practices in regards to trees….poor quality nursery stock, planted too deeply, soil is amended instead of proper species selection, holes dug too large, tree “snorkels” installed, staked improperly and left on too long, hardscape and infrastructure interference, root barriers, the list goes on. None of this has a basis in horticulture or promotes healthy tree establishment and growth.… Read the rest “Tree Planting”

Defining Long Term Maintenance

Long Term Landscape Maintenance is Asset Management

Hello all of you interested in managing site environments and landscapes. I thought I would share with you a presentation titled “Defining Long Term Landscape Maintenance.” This topic really highlights why I started the business Botanicon, out of a need for support to achieve everyone’s goal of a beautiful, well cared for landscape. The broad topic of landscape management is a blend of scientific principles, art & design, facilities construction & management, water resources, people skills, community building and the environment.… Read the rest “Defining Long Term Maintenance”