Planting the Future in Association with Robin Tacchi Plants

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with Spec21 the guide, the ultimate plant specification manual


plantingthefuture is an internet training resource for soft landscaping with supporting literature Spec21 the guide.

Based on the hugely successful robin tacchi plants workshops, plantingthefuture videos provide in-depth information and guidance on a wide range of contemporary plant groups.

Spec21 the guide is a detailed plant manual with practical specifications on a core selection of proven commercially available landscape varieties.

Up to date information direct from experienced and passionate plantsmen presented in a unique format and accessible at any time.

An essential tool for accuracy and best value within budget using a broad palette of reliable varieties.

Plantingthefuture and Spec21 the guide provide the framework for a confident and professional approach to successful soft landscape projects.


‘We would not hesitate to recommend robin tacchi plants as horticultural advisors, growers and landscape plant specialists.’

Clive McDonnel
Clive McDonnel Landscape Design

Robin Tacchi Plants Spec21

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  • comprehensive and practical introduction to plants for UK and North European landscapes
  • clear guidelines on the best and proven varieties
  • minimise plant research and maximise specification accuracy
  • re-visit any relevant section for a ‘refresher’ at any time from your desk
  • re-visit relevant sections as part of group project planning
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  • a comprehensive and practical introduction to contemporary plants for UK landscaping
  • plant knowledge direct from experts with 25 years landscape experience
  • visual training on selecting landscape plants and details on five plant groups
  • clearly defined and fully explained plant specifications
  • what to look for and how to identify a well structured landscape plant
  • recommended varieties and their uses
  • full support literature with a practical manual to the best commercial landscape varieties: where and how to use them
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