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Post Corners 1996

Landscape architect:
Meister, Larry
Rutzen, Don
Officer, Post Landscape:
Hooks, John D
Horticulturist:
Hooks, Carol
Tibbitts, Todd T
Owner, Post Properties:
Williams, John A
Contractors:
Post Landscape
Physical description:
1 folder+ 3 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Virginia, Fairfax County, Centreville
Virginia
Centreville
Post Corners (Centreville, Virginia)
Date:
1996
1996-1996
Notes:
"Post Landscape, a division of Post Properties, designs, installs, and maintains with an in-house staff of over 100 people. Each apartment community site is unique and only conceptual designs are formally drawn on paper. All designs are generated in the field using the existing topography as a blank canvas. Each landscape architect paints bedlines on the ground and indicates which plants are used. The plants are determined from an ever-changing Preferred Plant List (PPL) that is updated annually. The Preferred Plant List is determined through a five-year testing process and availability of plants." Post Landscape uses the principles of xeriscaping (matching the right plant to the right place) and integrated pest management.
Post Corners is one of more than a dozen Post Apartment Home Commmunities offering organic gardening plots on which residents may grow their own crops.
Persons associated with the property include: Larry Meister (landscape architect, 1978 to date); Don Rutzen (landscape architect, 1977 to date); Todd T. Tibbitts (horticulturist, 1983 to date); Carol Hooks (horticulturist, 1984 to date); John D. Hooks (officer, Post Landscape, 1979 to date); John A. Williams (owner, Post Properties); and Post Landscape (landscape contractors).
Summary:
The folder includes a worksheet and a description of Post Properties/Post Landscape's overall approach to landscape and gardens.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
VA255000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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