Greenleaf Urban Tree and Landscape products have published the seventh edition of their Urban Tree Design Guide.

Online PR News – 29-July-2011 – – Greenleaf Urban Tree and Landscape products have published the seventh edition of their Urban Tree Design Guide.

Produced in a durable hardback format, the guide is being billed as an essential resource for everybody involved in urban design and landscaping. At 210 pages long, it is also one of the most comprehensive guides to urban tree planting ever produced.

The Urban Tree Design Guide contains information on a wide variety of relevant topics, including the benefits of urban tree planting, suitable species for the urban environment and the features of a successful tree pit design. Also included are comprehensive technical details for all Greenleaf tree pit products including the new StrataCell structural soil support system.

A highlight of the guide is its incorporation of twenty-three pre-drawn tree pit designs that are suitable for a wide variety of tree planting situations; from simple tree pits for standard trees in soft landscaping through to fully featured designs for hard paved areas that include components such as root barriers, soil structure modules, irrigation systems, tree grilles and guards. A CD is supplied with the design guide which includes the technical tree pit drawings in different CAD formats, offering significant time savings and design flexibility. The all new Arborflow SUDs tree pit design is also featured.

A spokesman for Greenleaf said:

“We’ve put a huge amount of work into this new edition of the Urban Tree Design Guide and are very pleased with the response it has generated from the landscape architects who have received a copy. We’ve had a many positive comments praising both the content and the layout.

“We conceived the guide to be something that is genuinely useful for everybody involved in landscape design. It’s not just an occasional reference book that will spend most of its time in the practice library, but something that people will want to keep on their desks and utilise on an almost daily basis.

“With this in mind, we are delighted that following the completion of a major print run, we are able to make copies available not only to every firm that is involved in landscape design, but to every single individual. We are certain that a great many landscape architects will find it so useful they will be very glad to have their own personal copy.”

Hard copies of the Urban Tree Design Guide are available free of charge to all landscape professionals on a strictly first come first served basis. Interested parties should email their request to