There’s often some confusion with clients as to what a tree pit is. A common misconception is that a tree pit is a volume where the roots will be (or is intended to be) confined. A tree pit is the initial hole a tree is planted in – and should NOT ...
29th July 2020ACD Environmental
One of our landscape architects came across the North and South Meads owned by Wolfson College, Oxford, while on a site visit. These meadows are designated as Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and are relics of Marston’s medieval farming system. There is no evidence to suggest that ...
21st July 2020ACD Environmental
Following on from our last blog post 'Barking mad', we are going to look at visual acuity and the scale of tree bark textures therefore providing optimum viewing distances. Using visual acuity to provide optimal positioning With a bit of understanding about human vision and acuity, we can provide definitive distances ...
9th July 2020ACD Environmental
Introduction In our last tree bark themed blog we discussed the value of coloured tree bark in the landscape, however colour is only one aspect of bark to provide interest. In this blog we shall address the often underrated textural qualities of tree bark, and go into detail of how we ...
6th July 2020ACD Environmental