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Garth Ruffner Landscape Architect


Information regarding landscape issues relevant to architects and engineers.

Available resources for architects include general guidelines for determining appropriate planter sizes and links to site furniture manufacturers. Links are also provided for local agency landscape requirements that impact site planning.

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Raley’s Center of Elk Grove

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500 Capitol Mall

Pages that are particularly relevant to civil engineers include: guidelines for sizing planters; some thoughts regarding plants and utilities; and water quality swale layout from a landscape perspective. Local agency landscape links are provided to assist with site planning.

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Globe Mills

Electrical engineers and landscape architects often compete for prime spots in planters. The lights and trees page provides some assistance in determining how big a tree might get, how it’s form might allow reduced clearance and how to determine which locations are critical for complying with shading regulations.

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River’s Edge II

Landscape Resources for Designers

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