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  • Specifying planters for super-prime residential
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    Planting schemes for super-prime residential developments have particular design and specification challenges. This article explores factors to consider and gives tips material specifications to ensure quality and keep costs...
  • A guide to commercial container planting
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    This guide to container planting outlines, in a 10-step process, all essential requirements for a successful commercial planter installation. 1. Fill the bottom of the planters with an appropriate drainage layer. Prior to...
  • Specifying planters for coastal locations
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    Learn about the material, design and manufacturing factors to consider when specifying metal planters for use in coastal locations. Depending on the area of the country, the prevailing winds, and local topography, the...
  • When and how to specify movable planters
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    Find out about the design and functionality issues to consider when specifying that planters should be movable with in-built castors. There are basically two options, each with their pros and cons
  • Adding balustrades, trellises or fencing to planters
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    Discover how integrating balustrades, trellising and fences into planters can reduce costs, increase usability and provide integrated safety for roof garden perimeters
  • How to integrate planters and bench seating
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    Discover how to integrate seating into planters. In addition to bespoke solutions, there are two generic techniques that can be applied to adapt existing planter designs without incurring excessive costs
  • Fibre reinforced cement seating - the production process
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    IOTA's Boulevard range of planters and street furniture is manufactured in Switzerland from a proprietary, patent-protected form of fibre-reinforced cement (FRC). FRC is a consolidated blend of cement, limestone, water,...
  • Metal or GRP planters – which material is best?
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    Find out the relative merits of Metal vs. GRP as a material for planters. This article explores the merits of each material, challenges and opportunities, working examples and guidelines for designers and specifiers