July 10, 2018
Landscape Data Manual
Published 2018 by the California Landscape Contractors Association
This valuable reference manual covers a wide range of landscape construction topics, including project management, site development, grading and drainage, hydraulics, irrigation and planting techniques. A must-have tool for preparing estimates and determining staffing needs. Information is conveyed with charts, text and formulas.
"An indispensable tool"
Frank Niccoli, Niccoli Horticulture
Tim Hendricks, CLT
"Essential information for accurate estimating"
Aaron Huxley, SiteOne
The Landscape Data Manual covers the technical aspects of a breadth of landscape projects - from estimating and planning to implementation and maintenance. It contains the formulas, charts and calculations needed to design and complete projects to industry standards. This book can help estimate material and labor costs important for job quotes and budgeting time and money. From weights and measurements of materials to spacing, planting, irrigation and building - the necessary and helpful data is all in one place.
The specific and comprehensive calculations and instructions make this Landscape Data Manual a valuable resource industry professionals will refer to throughout the course of their careers.
The California Landscape Contractors Association has partnered with Amazon.com to sell the Landscape Data Manual. Pre-orders can be placed on July 20, with manuals scheduled for shipping on July 27.
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To quote Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Life is a journey, not a destination.” The same can be said for this edition of the Landscape Data Manual. The California Landscape Contractors Association published the first Landscape Data Manual in 1972. In 1999, members of the association researched and produced a revised version. Rather than wait another 20 years to update this valuable resource, the association has committed to a process of continual improvement, recognizing that today’s rapid changes in green industry technology and best practices warrant more frequent updates. By registering your Landscape Data Manual, you will be provided with these updates, and more.
Members of the California Landscape Contractors Association who register their Landscape Data Manual purchase will receive a $10 Amazon Gift Card.
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