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LANDSCA APE PLANT TING .......... .................. .................................... ............................. 3 GENERAL REQUIRE L EMENTS ... .................. .................................... ............................. 3 Scope ........................................ .................. .................................... ............................. 3 Reference ................................ .................. es .................................... ............................. 3 Quality As ssurance ..................... .................. .................................... ............................. 5 Submittals .................................. .................. s .................................... ............................. 5 Job Condi itions ........................... .................. .................................... ............................. 6 SHIPPING DELIVER STORA G, RY, AGE AND HANDLING ................... H ............................. 6 Shipping a Delivery................ .................. and y .................................... ............................. 6 Storage ...................................... .................. .................................... ............................. 7 Handling .................................... .................. .................................... ............................. 8 TS .................................... ............................. 8 PRODUCT .............................. .................. General ...................................... .................. .................................... ............................. 8 Plants......................................... .................. .................................... ............................. 8 Labels ........................................ .................. .................................... ............................. 9 Workmans ship / Qualifications .... .................. .................................... ............................. 9 Soil Prepa aration ......................... .................. .................................... ........................... 10 Subsoil Pr reparation ................... .................. .................................... ........................... 10 Spreading and Prepa g aration of To opsoil ......... .................................... ........................... 10 Soil Speci ification ....................... .................. .................................... ........................... 11 Alternative Soil Specification ..... .................. e .................................... ........................... 12 Soil Additi ives – Proce edure A ..... .................. .................................... ........................... 13 Soil Additi - Proced ive dure B........ .................. .................................... ........................... 14 Alternative Soil Additive Specific e cations........ .................................... ........................... 15 Compost S Specificatio ............. .................. ons .................................... ........................... 16 Contractor’s Respons sibilities ..... .................. .................................... ........................... 18 The Supervising Offic cer’s Respo onsibilities .. .................................... ........................... 19 Chemical Testing for Fertiliser E Equivalence of the Com mpost .......... ........................... 19 Planting S Mixture .................. .................. Soil .................................... ........................... 20 Planting S Mixture (Sweet Soiil) ............... Soil .................................... ........................... 20 Dry Plant Fertiliser ..................... .................. .................................... ........................... 20 Turf Fertili iser ............................. .................. .................................... ........................... 20 Mulch ......................................... .................. .................................... ........................... 20 .................................... ........................... 20 Guys and Stakes ....................... .................. Edging Ma aterial.......................... .................. .................................... ........................... 21 Irrigation W Water .......................... .................. .................................... ........................... 21 SITE PRE EPARATION FOR PLA N ANTING AREAS ............................ ........................... 21 General R Requirements .............. .................. .................................... ........................... 21 Sub-Surfa Grading ................. .................. ace g .................................... ........................... 21 Finished G Grading ....................... .................. .................................... ........................... 22 Planting O Operations and Layout .................. a .................................... ........................... 22 Protection of Existing Vegetation ................. n g n .................................... ........................... 22 PLANTING................................. .................. G .................................... ........................... 22 Plant Pits ................................... .................. .................................... ........................... 22 Backfill Mi ixture .......................... .................. .................................... ........................... 23 Installation for Trees and Shrubs ................. n s .................................... ........................... 24 Installation of Palms .................. .................. n .................................... ........................... 24 Cultivation of Turf Are ............ .................. n eas .................................... ........................... 24 Seeding ..................................... .................. .................................... ........................... 25 Sprigging ................................... .................. .................................... ........................... 25 Turfing ....................................... .................. .................................... ........................... 25 Plant List, Spacing an Sizes .... .................. nd .................................... ........................... 25

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ANCILLAR RIES TO PL LANTING .. .................. .................................... ........................... 35 Edging Pla Beds ..................... .................. ant .................................... ........................... 35 Mulch ......................................... .................. .................................... ........................... 35 Watering o Plants ..................... .................. of .................................... ........................... 36 Pruning ...................................... .................. .................................... ........................... 36 Anti-Desic ccant Applic cation ......... .................. .................................... ........................... 36 Clean up a Site Re and estoration... .................. .................................... ........................... 36 Maintenan during Planting Op nce P perations .... .................................... ........................... 36 EXISTING LANDSCA G APING ....... .................. .................................... ........................... 37 Care of Ex xisting Land dscaping .... .................. .................................... ........................... 37 Identificati of Existi Plants .. .................. ion ing .................................... ........................... 37 Fertilizing Existing Tr rees ........... .................. .................................... ........................... 37 Fertilizing Existing Sh hrubs and G Groundcove Beds ........................ er ........................... 37 Pruning an Cavity Work ........... .................. nd W .................................... ........................... 37 PLANTING MATERIA ........... .................. G ALS .................................... ........................... 37 General ...................................... .................. .................................... ........................... 37 Nomencla ature ............................ .................. .................................... ........................... 38 Guaranties – Planting Material .. .................. g .................................... ........................... 38 Accessories ............................... .................. .................................... ........................... 39 Transplan nting Plants .................. .................. .................................... ........................... 40 Planting T Time............................. .................. .................................... ........................... 40 Water Con nsumption ................... .................. .................................... ........................... 40 Percolatio Test......................... .................. on .................................... ........................... 41 Installation for Trees and Shrubs ................. n s .................................... ........................... 41 Installation of Palms .................. .................. n .................................... ........................... 42 GRASS ...................................... .................. .................................... ........................... 42 Materials and Produc .............. .................. cts .................................... ........................... 42 Workmans ............................. .................. ship .................................... ........................... 43 Soil Prepa aration ......................... .................. .................................... ........................... 43 Delivery...................................... .................. .................................... ........................... 43 Seeding ..................................... .................. .................................... ........................... 43 Preparatio and Insta on allation of C Carpet Grass ................................. ........................... 44 Watering, Cutting, an Completi on.............. nd .................................... ........................... 44 APPLICAT TION OF PESTICIDE . .................. .................................... ........................... 45 General R Requirements .............. .................. .................................... ........................... 45 WARRANTEE, MAIN NTENANCE AND HANDOVER ...................... E ........................... 45 Plant Esta ablishment and Warran Period ... a nty .................................... ........................... 45 Plant Main ntenance du uring the Es stablishmen Period ...................... nt ........................... 45 Replacem ment Plants during the E Establishme Period ................... ent ........................... 46 Lawn Main ntenance during Plant Establishm ment Period .................. ........................... 46 Final Acce eptance ....................... .................. .................................... ........................... 46 MAINTEN NANCE ........................ .................. .................................... ........................... 46 General ...................................... .................. .................................... ........................... 46 Appearance of the Ground ........ .................. .................................... ........................... 48 Grass Maintenance ................... .................. .................................... ........................... 50 APPENDIX A – Landscaping De etails 1........ .................................... ........................... 55 APPENDIX B – Landscaping De etails 2........ .................................... ........................... 57 

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Scope Work cove ered under th section c his consists of furnishing all labour, equ f l uipment and material d necessary to perform all operations required for landscaping herein spec s r g cified. Landscape planting is inclusive but not limited to finished grading, sup e t g pplying and spreading s of soil, layo of plants and areas, t out turfing, seeding and sprig gging of new lawns, grou cover w und plantings, s shrub plantin tree plan ng, cape edges, maintenanc period, la ce andscape nting, landsc warranty, a appliances an services n nd necessary fo and incide or ental to comp pleting all the planting e operations in a workm manship like manner, according to the provis e o sions of the Project e ation. Documenta The details pertaining to this scop e of work are herein Ap s ppendix A an Appendix B. The nd x Contractor shall execut his work a s per the det te tails in Appendix A and A Appendix B. Related Se ections are as follows: s Section 6 Section 12 Road wo orks Earthwor Related t Buildings rks to

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References The following standards are referred to in this Part: d s P ASTM C516 ------------- Specification for Vermiculite Loose Fill Thermal In S nsulation ASTM C54 ------------- Specification for Perlite Loose Fill Insulation 49 S L ASTM C13 ----------- Standard Me 36 S ethods of Sie and Scre Analysis of Fine and Coarse eve een s Aggregates A ASTM D42 ----------- Standard Me 22 S ethods of Par rticle Size An nalysis of soi l umus, and Related ASTM D26 ----------- Standard C lassification of Peat, Mosses, Hu 607 S Products P ASTM D29 ----------- Standard Me 974 S ethod of Tes for Moistu st ure, Ash, an Organic Matter of nd Peat Materia P als ASTM D29 ----------- Standard Me 976 S ethod of Test for pH of Pe Materials t eat s ASTM D29 ----------- Standard Me 977 S ethod of Test for Particle Size Range of Peat Mate t erials

AS 3743 ----------------- Potting mixes Standards Australia, Sydney Austr P s. s S ralia AS 4419 ----------------- Soils for lan dscaping an garden use. Standard Australia, Sydney S nd rds Australia A

BS 1377 ----------------- Method of tes of soils for civil engineering purpos M st r ses BS 3998 ----------------- Tree Work T BS 4043 ----------------- Transplanting Trees T g BS 3882 ----------------- Topsoil T BS 3936 ----------------- Nursery Stoc and Shrub N ck bs BS 4428 ----------------- General Land G dscape Oper ration

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BS 5236 ----------------- Cultivation a C and Planting of Trees in the Extra L n Large Nurse Stock ery Category C

ANSI Z60-1 ------------- American Sta 1 A andard for Nursery Stock k

Official Met thod of Analy ysis, Associa ation of Analy ytical Communities (AOA Internatio AC onal)

The Austra alian Dangerous Goods C Code (ADG) Departmen of Infrastru ), nt ucture and Transport, T Governmen of Australia nt

Standard P Plant Names, American J , Joint Commit ttee on Hortic cultural Nom menclature (A AJCHN)

Grade and Standards for Nurser Trees – Part II: Pa d s ry alms and Tr rees, Depar rtment of Agriculture, Florida, US SA

Environmental Regulat tions and Te echnology, Control of Pa C athogens and Vector Attraction in d Sewage Sludge, United States Env d vironment Pro otection Agency, Cincinn nati, OH, USA A

Environmental Guideli ines, Use a and Dispos sal of Bio solids Prod ducts, Environmental Protection A Agency, NSW Australia W,

Kirchhoff C Malina J and Barrett ( C, a (2003) Chara acteristics of Compost: M f Moisture Holding and Water Quality Improvem ments. CRW On-line Report, Centre for Water R WR e Resources, University U Austin of Texas, A

Rayment G and Higg GE ginson FR (1 1992) Austra alian Laborat tory Handboo of Soil and Water ok Chemical M Methods. Inkata Press, N North Ryde Sydney Austra alia

RHS Comp , plete Garden ner’s Manual, Royal Horticultural Society, UK RHS Encyc clopaedia of Plants and F Flower, Roya Horticultura Society, U al al UK The Royal Horticultura Society A Encyclop al A-Z paedia of Ga arden Plants Royal Ho s, orticultural K Society, UK

Post, George E., Flora of Syria, Pallestine and Sinai, Americ University of Beirut. S can ty Sunset We estern Garden Book, Late Edition. est

Wyman, Donald, Wyman’s Garden ning Encyclo opedia, Macm millan Publis shing Compa any, New York, U.S.A Colliers Macmillan Pu A., M ublishers, Lon ndon, Second Edition, 19 986.

Tropica Co Encyclop olor pedia of Exot Plants and Trees, Alfre Byrd Graf tic d ed f

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Quality As ssurance Landscapin planting and soil prep ng, a paration shall conform to the relevan requiremen of the o nt nts respective standards, unless otherw u wise directed by the Engineer. d Landscape work must be undert e t taken by an experience subcontr n ed ractor specia alising in landscape work. Work shall be perf s formed and supervised at all times by qualified pe s y ersonnel. All landsca ape materials shall be s s shipped with certificates of inspectio n as require by the ed Engineer. Manufacture er’s certified analysis for standard packaged products shall be d d d provided. Defective p nsidered to be any tree, shrub or plan which is: plant material shall be con b nt (a) (b) Dead dying or otherwise de d, o efective upon completion of the Wor or six we n n rks eeks after the f first leafing out, whicheve is later er Not i accordanc with the P roject Docum in ce mentation.

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Submittals s The Contra actor shall su ubmit catalog data and literature of manufacture and supp gue d ers pliers. The Contra actor shall submit manuf facturer’s ce ertified analysis of all sta andard produ ucts. The certificate o origin for all chemicalls and pestic of cides should clearly stat that the product is d te p used in the manufacturers country. e The Contra actor shall su ubmit certific cates confirm ming the origin, size, age of all plant materials e and that the same are free from ins ects and disease. e f The Contra actor is to submit his met thod stateme for his fer ent rtilizer applic cation for the approval of the Engineer. The Contra actor shall su ubmit a Plan Procureme Schedule within fourt nt ent e rteen (14) da of the ays start of the Contract. This schedu le shall iden e T ntify the source of every plant species to be y included in the Works and highligh plants tha must be im n hts at mported due to non-availability in e Qatar. The schedule shall be doc e s cumented with the listing of names and locatio s ons of all nurseries, g growers and plant materiial sources. The Contra actor shall su ubmit a week work sche kly edule for app proval before work is sta e arted. The schedule shall identify tasks to be c t completed on a weekly basis and the anticipated schedule n e eting the tasks. The Con ntractor will then modify and submiit the sched y dule on a for comple weekly bas identifying tasks comp sis g pleted, tasks to be comp s pleted, proble ems encount tered and recommend dations addit tional to a m onthly report contains all the above in details. t n used for lan A soils rep port is to be submitted b the Contra by actor for all soils to be u ndscaping purposes in the Works. The Contra n . actor shall arr range for an approved in ndependent analyst to a prepare a physical and chemical a d analysis of the soil and irrigation wa t ater to be used. The all endations on soil amendm ment, fertilise application and the er n analyst sha also provide recomme like. The re eport shall be submitted to the Engin neer for approval before soil is place In the ed. case of imported soil, the report s shall be subm mitted at lea 10 days p ast prior to deliv very. The he ) h o report shall identify th source(s) from which imported soils are to be furnished. At a the d minimum, t soil shall be analysed for: (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) Total salts (Elect tro-Conductiv of soil so vity olution) Soil pH Exch hangeable So odium, Calciium, Magnes sium and Pot tassium Available Phosph hates Orga anic matter as a percenta a age Available Zinc, Manganese, I M Iron and Boron Total Sulphates

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f moval. 8 9 turf grass management: in ncluding mo owing procedures.1 1 SHIPPING.1. 1. an made re nd eady for shipping in accordance with standard practice and proce e es edures. The Engineer st n ce ants prior to delivery to th Site. cement and clean-up. Additional s samples shall be tak at the ra of one in every 20 loa or as directed by soil s ken ate ads the Engineer and analy ysed. STO RAGE AN HANDL ND LING Shipping a Delivery and y Prior to sh hipping all plants shall be inspect ted. working within seas g sonal limitatiions for each type of ed. The Engineer d he may reques inspection at the sourc of the pla reserves th right to rej he ject any plan material th does not meet the qu nt hat uality require ements of the Project Documentation. or s ain. replac . Ins structions shall be fur rnished for year round c y care of installed plants to be followed by the Owner.QCS 20 010 7 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 6 The soil a analysis shall also inclu ude fertiliser and other amendmen requirements and rs nt quantities w which when incorporated with the so will provid the requir d oil de red nutrient levels for vigorous plant growth. landscape work require No planting shall be ca g arried out du uring periods of heavy ra sandsto rms. In suc cases. ng gging vertical mowing for thatch rem prop pagation and seasonal re eplacement of all flowers and flowerbe o eds gene eral maintenance: includ ding pruning. Planting of trees and sh hrubs will occ prior to la cur awn plantings.2. DELIVE ERY. Plants and trees shall only be moved or p s s e planted betw ween midr ay. during intense daytime heat. and schedules applications: including safety application n rates. As a o d minimum. 2 3 4 1.5 1 itions Job Condi rapidly as po The Contra actor shall proceed with a complete planting op and e perations as r ossible as portions of the Site be f ecome availa able. rolling overseedin and sprig g.2 1. consistency and compa An operatio and maintenance m ons manual is to be provided by the Con d ntractor. t manual will include th following: the w he (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi) (vii) (viii) (ix) irriga ation details: including wa application rates and maintenan procedur ater d nce res fertilisation: inclu uding fertilise description applicatio rates and a er ns. e pon t All unacceptable plant material sha be remov all ved from the Site immed e diately. The Engineer sh be notifie of the hall ed delivery schedule in advance so the plant material may be inspected up arrival at the Site. QCS 2010 . top pdressing. aerif fication. heavy winds. stakes and ties. dug. on application schedule s salin control: in nity ncluding leac ching method and leach ds hing program monitoring m pest ticide/fungicid de/herbicide proc cedures. ch g talled at no a additional co and all co ost onditions and obligations such as d s the planting will be inst maintenanc and warra ce anty remain t same as specified he the erein. a proposed planting schedule shall be submitte to the Eng ed gineer for rev view and app proval. September and mid-Ma When spec condition warrant a variance to the planting time and co cial ns onditions. prote ective fencing and gradin ng equipment inve entory: ntenance ma anual main incl uding main ntenance procedures and manufacturer’s landscape maint tenance pers sonnel requir rements and job descriptiions. The re esults will be compared with the origi nal sample to ensure w t y atibility of sup pply.

The pa alms shall be transported and handled in the e d following m manner: (a) Whe the palms are to be sh en hipped. fertiliser and other amendmen shall be delivered to the Site an stored rs r nts o nd d and in a man nner to avoid contaminat d tion and wetting until separately in approved locations a c soil mixing operations commence. b d 3 4 (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) (h) (i) (j) 1. The in bulk and a certificate indicating th above inf fertiliser shall be kept dry and prote cted from co ontamination. Perio odically. Palms shal be shipped by covered truck. Use only sharp to ools in cuttin and trimming.2. trade name. used with Wrap the root ba with a min imum of two layers burla Saturate w water and cover. P ll d s ter t Plant materia shall be al protected f from exposure to wind a nd direct sunlight prior to installation Plants not installed n. or trademark. conta nts ainers or desiccation of leaves. not Do n permit the root ball to become dry not e y.QCS 20 010 2 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 7 The Contra actor shall protect plan to prevent damage to the root balls. The palms shall be unloaded using nylon or canvas slings. pe or straw and kept medium moist u eat a until planted. p all o ap. p pesticides. All seed containers sha show cle germination and the purity percenta n ages. antidessican pesticide and other chemicals shall be delive rer’s unope ened contai ners. Care shall be taken to en C e nsure that and watere to good horticultural s the plants do not dry out. Soil. each fully labelled. ch hemicals an seed shall be delivere to the Site in the nd red original un nopened con ntainers bea aring the ma anufacturer’s guaranteed chemical analysis. ng A be of 150mm of moist o rganic soil shall be plac on the fl oor of the tr ed m s ced ruck. Moist burlap n shall be placed over the roots to keep the moist. protected from the wind and maintained a ed standards until planted. Bare roote trees and shrubs sha be heele into prepa ed d all ed ared trenche and cove es ered with agricultural soil or peat and kept me l edium moist until planted. Root balled and container grown t d trees and pla ants shall be placed clo e ose together with root balls covered with appr roved soil. nts.2 1 Storage Plants shal be installed as soon as possible aft delivery to the Site. s d name. In lieu of cont t n tainers. the burlap must be watered Do not allow the bur t d. fu ungicides. es ered to the Site in the S Fertilisers. confor rming to applicable a manufactur 2 3 4 5 6 QCS 2010 . gently place the palm horizon on a leve surface p ntal el and tighten the wrapping an tying of frond. Do n damage the growth bu in any ma not t ud anner. l o s em The entire load shall be cove s ered snugly with two layer of tarpauliin. Seed and fertilizers shall be kep in dry sto pt orage away from contam minants in areas as d A all early the designated or approved by the Engineer. They sh be laid ca hall arefully in an alternating fashion. At lea two layer of burlap must be nd f ast rs d. it ng Fertiliser. w rs The palms shall be secured in such a manner so as to prevent wind from lifting the m t tarpa aulin and dry ying the palm ms. a rlap to dry out at any time. No pla shall be stored on si for more than 3 days prior to o ant ite s planting. Such transportatio shall not e ll d on exceed 24 ho ours from time of loa ading until ar rrival at the site. The palm shall be hoisted by me ms eans of nylon or canvas slings and p placed horizo ontally on the b of the tru bed uck. Do n water the trunk of the palm. t on the day of arrival shall be stored in shaded areas. All plant ma n aterial shall be delivered in a close vehicle or in open d ed r vehicles with the load properly cove p ered in transi for protection from dryin winds. fertiliser’s and se may be furnished eed d e he formation sha accompan each deliv all ny very. compost.

v vigorous and free from d d disease.3 1. ots grown palm are availa The digging and lifting of palms sha take place in accordan with the f g o all e nce following pro ocedure: (a) (b) (c) Rem move all suck kers. Plants shal be supplied from localit ll d ties similar to the climatic conditions o the Projec o c of ct. Off shoo are not acceptable. N measuring.2 1 2 Plants Only nursery grown pla ants shall be provided exc cept for palm species. der. l red Shrubs. 3 1. m Plants to be used in the Works sha be well bra e all anched and formed plan ting stock. leaves the colour of an adult palm and pr roper hardine ess. Container grown plants shall be ha g s andled by th container Plants sha not be he r. infected or h not eaten by pe ests or with root systems extending above the le s evel which th palm was originally he planted. abrasion harmful insects or ns. te ain 1. Material sh not be dr a to hall ropped from vehicles. all y r handled by the trunk or stem. vin and ground cover p nes plants shall be provided in well esta b ablished in re emovable containers or formed ho omogenous s sections. and h have a normal healthy an non-broke root syste nd en em. Pa alms should have vigoro us root syste a crown of new leav em. Trees shall be earth balled and burllapped cover or pot grown. Palms shall be balled and burlap s pped unless container ms able.1 1 2 PRODUC CTS General All plants a and turf mat terial will co onform to the varieties specified or s e s shown in the Project Documenta ation and be true to the b botanical nam as listed in publication me ns. Handling Care shall be taken to avoid injury t the plants. indicated. a display no weak crot Symmetrica develope trees and shrubs sha be provide with unifor habit and shall be ally ed d all ed rm d free from objectionable disfigureme ent. 1.3. Wrap in burlap clloth and securely tie in place p grow Satu urate the entire root ball w water prior to excava with ation 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 QCS 2010 .QCS 20 010 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 8 regulations and bearing the trade n s g name and warranty of the producer. eggs. .3 1. unless otherwise Deciduous and evergre trees sha be a singl trunk with a single lead een all le o and n tches. Chemicals shall be stored in a man nner to avoid cross cont d tamination. soil Palms shall have straight parallel sides and healthy stems that are n rotted. or work of a kind sha be permitte within sto 2. all flow wering and fruiting parts and approx f ximately 30 % of the frond ds Trim remaining fronds to 65 % of origina length. Balled and burlapped plants shall be handled carefully to avoid crac d d o cking or brea aking the earth ball.3. suns scald. lift fronds to en close and pr f al f rotect the wing tip. Groundcov and vines shall be pro ver s ovided with the number and length o runners for the size t a of specified. They shall T be sound. Substitution shall only be made w ns y when a plant (or alternativ as specif ve fied) is not obtainable o and the En ngineer auth horises a ch hange order providing fo use of th e nearest equivalent or e obtainable. All products if stored s by the Contractor on-sit shall rema his responsibility. windburn.2. ves. mixing No any all ed orage area.

gro oundcover and vines shall have suf a fficient root growth to g hold the e earth intact when remo oved from th containers.3 1 Labels Each plant or group of plants or c t. ng on plant m materials sch hedule. A plant sch hedule is to be provided l isting the designated plants and follow b owing informa ation: (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) Bota anical Name Com mmon Name Quan ntity Size Cond dition Additional Pertine Data ent 11 12 13 Plants whic are provid in pots o other con ch ded or ntainers and which have been acclim matised to outside con nditions are acceptable p a provided they are equal in quality to f y field grown stock and s are not roo bound. (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) Soil Mix Peat t Fertilizer Orga anic Manure Soil Conditioner Pest ticides Grav Mulch vel QCS 2010 .3. o container of the same sp pecies. ra than specif Container g grown trees.3. s 14 1.QCS 20 010 (d) (e) (f) 10 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 9 Dig w hand to with ools a vertica sided tren to a min al nch nimum depth of 750 mm cleanly h m. For r standard p products.4 1 Workmans ship / Qualif fications The Contra actor shall submit samp s ples of mater rials for approval as per the list below. Labels shall b securely attached d a be moved. avoiding any shock whic may dam er a y ch mage leaf hear rt Wrap root ball with burlap and secure with wire mesh to co ntain soil and retain p w e maxi imum soil mo oisture. Plants large in size er fied may be used with the approval of the Enginee at no extr cost. and not rem 1. varie ety. u e f er. and size of plant. shrubs. It is the Co ontractor’s re esponsibility for potting on plants as required to prevent root binding. The minimu acceptab sizes of a plants mea um ble all asured befor pruning in normal position shall re n conform to the measur rements spe ecified in the Project Doc cumentation. Containers shall be suf fficiently rigid to hold ball shape and protect root m d p mass during shipping. sizes and spacin shown s. Ground cover plants shall be of the sp ot pecies. o t The Engine can reje any plant that is roo bound. or m analysis is to be provide by recogn ed nized laborat tories. the manufactur e rer’s analysis will be acc s ceptable. but shalll not be ro he ootbound. cuttin roots no closer than 2 mm from the stem ng c 250 m Unde cut roots and carefullly lift tree. Fo all other materials. All costs of p eer ect t ot A potting on will be the w Contractors responsibility. waterpro and wea oof ather resistan label indic nt cating the correct plant name and reference number if applicable. e shall be leg gibly tagged with a dura ble. suffiicient to cov fully the designated area as shown on ver e d s drawings.

QCS 20 010 (h) (i) (j) (k) 2.3. and other a foreign sub bstances and evenly grad from 20 mm minimum to 30 mm m d ded m m maximum siz ze. Final Grad ding: when topsoil is re easonably dry and work kable. ov the servic er trol e t ver ce’s pipes and hard landscape structure su uch as side ewalks. s e ee sand. and concrete building’s d s amage due to root penetr o ration as per the details drawings. and other a foreign sub bstance. even graded 2 5 to 50 mm. washed free of loam. trenches. Se ection 28 Woo Mulch od Prun nning Paint Gyps sum Paint Woo Stakes od Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 10 Soil sampl les will be taken by the Engineer upon his re t e equest and at random time and location. QCS 2010 . Sand is dune sa s e d and from Gov vernment approved s site. 70% poly : ypropylene. Root Barrie (Root cont system) is to pad the trees’ pits. 5 as minimu mm um. mm x 50 m pieces with a pH of 4. 2. 0. 3. Subsoil Pr reparation The Contra actor shall ex xcavate and Provide Earth filling as necessary to achieve th subsoil o he levels and profiles requ uired. 3. 2. pave ements. grade to levels shown on e s Drawings. 0 ck. clay. Soil: soil is composed of a mixture of sand and clay.3. Break up s for a dep of 200 m m and grade to levels and profiles s soil pth e shown on dra awings in order to achieve toleran nces specifie for the finished level of topsoil. spec Copi of the tes results sha be furnishe to the Eng ies st all ed gineer for ap pproval. free of disease and pests.3. Clay is fr rom Governm ment approv site. clay. d foundations to prevent structural da 1. by a approved commercial testing labor nal e an ratory. Nursery: s shall be Qata based com ari mpany specializing in gro owing and cu ultivating of the plants t of proven e experience. s d ne e sand. Permeable Membrane: non-wove n. 2 eability to wa ater of 80 litr res/m /sec at 100 mm he of water Membrane is to be a ead e with perme r.5 1 2 3 4 5 6 Soil Prepa aration Soil prepar ration materia and prod ucts shall co als onfirm to the description h herein after. 4.7 1. ed f Where the topsoil is to be laid on ro sub-strat break up and loosen t rock surf ock ta.6 1. 10 od not d. resistant to all naturally occurring soil acidities and to tearing and stre and is to remain o s ess t unaffected by direct sun nlight for up to one month. the face for a minimum d depth of 200 mm. Sampling a testing shall be the r and s responsibility of the Contractor and s y shall be perf formed at no addition cost to the Client. ved Drainage S Stone: Crus shed hard du urable stone washed fre of loam. Stone Mulc ch: washed white ston pebbles.3 mm thic weighing 70 g/m2. 1. nly Wood Bark Mulch: con k niferous woo bark. n shredded min. sa amples will be tested at a certified soi lab at the Contractor’s e il C expense. 7 1. Spreading and Prepar g ration of Top psoil Topsoil Filling: spread over prepare subsoil in layers not exceeding 20 mm and firm gently ed e 00 e t each layer by watering lightly before spreading the next. (a) (b) e Tests shall be performed in sufficient nu p umber to ensure that the materials meet the cified requirements.

mounding and finished grading.0 ppm between 6.5 0 less than 0. clay to be less t my y than 0.5 amm m monium nitrate extract (½ hour sha ake) less than 15% in neutra normal am al mmonium acetate % of Material Passing o P 100% 85 to 100 0% 5 to 25% % 0 to 10% % (viii) Nitrates: (ix) (x) Phosphoro ous: Exchangea able sodium : QCS 2010 . T d The specified mix shall be strictly co d controlled over all the ork. 3. placing. from excess Dune Sand shall be suitable for inclusion into the soil mix and free f d: s sive salts.8 1. grading wo Soil mix shall consist of a mix of dun sand and clay with the following p f ne d e proportion: (a) (b) 80% sand and 20 clay for a plants in parks.with adjoining soil areas Fallow Per riod: where possible ca arry out cultivation of top psoil sufficie ently early fo it to lie or fallow for several month During th period. sto ones or othe foreign m er matter taken from a max ximum depth of 500 mm having h m removed su urface crust and gypsofe errous accum mulations. Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 11 Finished Le evels: unles otherwise stated.QCS 20 010 3. Soil Specif fication The contra actor shall be responsib for the procurement. finished levels of topsoil afte settlement to be 70 ss er t mm below adjacent pa aving or curb not less th 150 mm below finish bs han hed ground floor slab f ngs -in level of adjoining buildin married. Dune sand shall be obt tained from a approved source. before plan stics. transportat b ble p tion. 1.5% air dried soil less than 20 ppm in sa 00 aturation extr ract less than 15 in neutra saturation extract 5% al e less than 75 ppm in satu 5 uration extra act 10 – 15 ppm in 1. 5.0 – 7. % ts 2. mixing.3.002 mm m Chem mical Charac cteristics: (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi) (vii) Salinity (ECE x 1000): SAR (Sodium Absorptiion Ratio): Boron (sat turation extra act): pH: Free carbo onates: Chlorides: Sulphates: less than 4 less than 2 less than 1. Dune sand shall posses the follow ss wing physical and chemica characteris al (a) Phys sical Charact teristics (Tab 1): ble 4. weeds. ne Table 1: Dun Sand Gra ading Criteria a Sieve Size S No 10 sieve N No 35 sieve N No 140 sieve No 200 sieve (b) (c) Loam sand. . Irrigate at maxim an mum rate for two days nting on purp pose of salt w washing of sa and. cultivation o by applica 4. 100% sand for grass in footb all and sport fields. roads and open ar 0% all p reas. prevent growth and seedin of weeds by further hs. his h ng b or ation of herbiicides if perm mitted.

clods la arger than 5 mm in gr 50 reatest dime ension.8) soiil shall be sweet sand or washed marine sand free of ly s admixtures of subsoil. less than 200 ppm in satura s ated extract. se. The soil shall comply with the follow w wing chemica criteria: al (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) pH v value: elect tro-conductiv vity: free carbonates: chlor rides: sulph hates: exch hangeable so odium: boro on: not less than 6. 7.075 % by Mass Pass y sing 100 65 to 100 45 to 100 35 to 80 5 to 48 0 to 15 0 to 3 QCS 2010 . toxic substances weeds a s. roots. foreign m s matter.QCS 20 010 Se ection 28 (xi) (xii) Potassium m: Magnesium m: Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 12 100 – 400 ppm in 1. sticks and other litter.5 ammonium nitrate 5 m h extract (½ hour shake) 6. It sha not be infected with nematodes or other all undesirable insects and plant di sease organisms.5 pp hot wate soluble.380 1. m s Material sh be stored in piles les than 1 me high.300 0.5 nor more than 8.180 0.150 0.3. less than 15 % in neutral no s ormal ammon nium acetate e. s pm. Pile shall be p hall d ss etre es protected fro undue om compaction and mainta n ained free of contaminatio and const on truction debr ris. 1. pock kets of coars sand. and be free from nes. a Lean clay charac cter. The Contra actor shall fur rnish agricult tural soil from approved sites. Clay shall have uniform compositio and struct m on ture. s less than 200 ppm in satura s ated extract.9 1 Alternative Soil Specification e Alternativel (to Clause 1. 5 ammonium nitrate m h extract (½ hour shake) 25 – 100 ppm in 1. ston noxious we eeds. er 2 3 4 5 The soil shall comply with the gradin criteria in Table 2.600 0. and any ma aterial or substance that may be harmful to p plant growth upon the Eng u gineer’s appr roval.5 % air dried. Prior to mixing all lumps shall be e thoroughly broken up.3.000 2. Clay shall b obtained from an appr be f roved source e.5 t ract at 25oC less than 4 mm mhos/cm saturated extr s m less than 0. less than 1. w ng Table 2: Grading Criteria C Sie Size (mm eve m) 5.

M Manure shall be heat tre eated. free fro om seeds and nematodes and po a ossess the following characteris stics. free flowing and uniform in c zer composition and bear ement of ana the manufa acturer’s guaranteed state alysis. 10 % available phosphoric a p acid (P) and 5 % potassiu (K). Peat shall be del t livered in und damaged commercial ba ales in air dry condition. 5 % nitrogen (N). E Edging ancho shall be a recomme by the ma ors as end anufacturer. 5 % nitrogen (N). Animal manure sha not be all used on the top dressin of grass a e ng area. Perlite shal conform to ASTM C549 ll 9. Gran nular fertiliser for trees a nd shrubs shall consist of. (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) Orga anic content: more than 7 70% C:N ratio more th 20% han Parti icle size not bigger than 2 mm for 80% of the mix % Hum Acid more than 10% mic e pH 5 5-6.QCS 20 010 1.10 1 2 3 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 13 Soil Additi ives – Proce edure A There are two applica able procedu ure. goat. by percen o ntage by we eight. a um Cont ght. ground covers and seas sonal shall c consist of. Con um ntrol released fertiliser d may be in packet or tablet for t rm.5.5. Water sources sha not exceed the followin paramete d QCS 2010 . cow or chicke manure with nitrogen. o ents: Procedure A Consists of the followi ng compone al f peat humus derived from a fresh m Peat shall be a natura product of sphagnum peat moss/p b d s sh water site. Irrigation W Water shall be provided b the Contra by actor from an off-site sou urce approve by the ed Engineer as being suita able for irriga ation. 10 % available p phosphoric acid (P) and 5 % potassiu (K). er ble t o from sticks. Fertilizer shall be comm mercial grad and uniform in compo de osition. ertilizer for tre ees. A health cert tificate shall be submitte for the pro ed oposed sam mple.0 to 7.3. free fr rom pathoge weeds a en. shrubs. Manu shall be free of stone sticks an non-biode ure es. 11 12 13 Turf Fertiliz shall be commercial grade. 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Dry Plant F Fertilizers sha have follo all owing propert ties: (a) (b) (c) (d) Fertiliser shall be commercia l grade and uniform in co e u omposition. y Manure shall be the decomposed animal man nure of fully fermented p pre-dried hea treated at rses. phosphoric acid and potassium en w c p sheep. Pack kets of slow release fertiiliser shall be the manufacturer’s g ear guaranteed statement s of an nalysis. poly b ed yethylene. on l Plant Deriv Fertilizer shall be u It shall be heat treat e ted. 10 % a n osphoric acid (P) and 5 % potassium (K). potassium and micro nu ved rs: used in all so mix as alte oil ernative optio to animal manure. Ferti lizer shall be of slow e shall bear th manufacturer’s guar he ranteed state ement of release 2 month minimum and s analysis. trolled releas fertiliser s hall consist of. hor and a pH v value of 6. T peat sha be free ots. and other po ollutant. The minimum organic conte shall be 85% on a dry weight basis. Vermiculite shall be ho e orticultural gr rade and free of any toxi material a e ic and conform to ASTM C516. stones. Water shall be free from substa ances harmfu to plant ul all ng ers: life. Edging Ma aterial shall be galvanize steel. roo and othe objectionab matter. pe ercentage Granular fe by weight. It shall have a pH value of not less d han e o ent than 4 and nor more th 7. nd egradable material. Peat shall be shredded and granulated to pass through a 12 mm mes screen age r m e The all and conditioned in stora piles for at least 6 months after excavation. For d m available pho 1 en e c a grass use minimum 11 % nitroge (N). by percen se o ntage by weig 5 % nitro ogen (N). The ma aterial shall be to the siz b zes designat in the ted drawings. contract tors shall follow EITHER procedure (A) OR R e procedure (B). 11 % available phosphoric acid (P) and11 % utrients. electrostaticallly painted aluminium a or other as approved by the Engin s b neer.

nd egradable material.3. s ble 4. it must meet the r requirements below (Tab 3). a a replace as ement for peat moss. and other po ollutant. A health cert tificate shall be submitte for the pro ed oposed sam mple. free fr rom pathoge weeds a en.5 Kg/S Shrub Inor rganic Fer rtilizer 100 g/Tree 50 g g/Tree 25 g g/Shrub 25 g/m2 Mixing De epth 40 cm 0 40 cm 0 30 cm 0 30 cm 0 5 kg/linear m 0.5 kg/Tre ee 7 kg/Shrub b 5 kg/Shrub b or Pla ant 5 Kg/Tree 5 Kg/Tree 1 Kg/Sh hrub 0. 3.5 kg/linear m 25 g/ linear m 20 cm 0 5 kg/m2 5 kg/m2 0. Manu shall be free of stone sticks an non-biode ure es. phosphoric acid and potassium en w c p and a pH v value of 6. M Manure shall be heat tre eated.QCS 20 010 (a) (b) Se ection 28 pH: 6 to 7 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 14 total dissolved so olids: less tha 1000 ppm an m 1. hor rses.0 to 7. goat. Soil conditioner: shall be as detailed in the follow b d wing paragra aphs.11 1. Animal manure sha not be all used on the top dressin of grass a e ng area. (a) Soil conditioner shall be add ded with the organic ma e anure only. contract tors shall follow EITHER procedure (A) OR R e procedure (B). Australia (NOHSC) criteria or equ a c uivalent classified as a dange erous good by the criteria of the A Australian Da angerous Goods (AD code) or equivalent DG classified as a dang gerous good for transport by Aust d tralian Code for the e us Transport of Dangerou goods by Road and Rail or equiva lent flammable or explosive e e QCS 2010 .5. ble dditives Prop portion for Pla ants Tab 3: Soil Ad Plan Type nt Palm ms Tree es Shru ubs Larg ge Shru ubs Sma all Hed dges Ground ver Cov & Sea asonal Law wn Soil Conditioner C NA NA NA NA NA 6 ltr/m2 6 ltr/m2 Peat 100 ltr/Tree 100 ltr/Tree 20 ltr/Shrub 20 ltr/Shrub 10 ltr/ linear m 20 ltr/m2 20 ltr/m2 nic r Organ Fertilizer Animal 25 kg/Tree e 12.5 kg/ 2 /m 1 kg/m2 m 25 g/m2 50 g/m2 20 cm 0 20 cm 0 (b) Mate erials shall NOT be: (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) classified as hazardo us according to Nationa Occupatio g al onal Health & Safety Commission. cow or chicke manure with nitrogen. Procedure B Consists of the followi ng compone o ents: Manure: sh be the decomposed animal man hall d nure of fully fermented p pre-dried hea treated at sheep. 2.Proced There are two applica able procedu ure. ive dure B Soil Additi .

ain ls ally d Accid dental Relea Measure and Spilla ase es age: The soil conditioner must have moisture r conte above 32 ent 2%. nd ted sing agents and heat Storage: Store in wellS -ventilated area. Use of k mended to avoid eye o skin con or ntact and safe work practices are recomm inhalation. cons comp ponents. Legislation Dispose o f in accordan with Qatari local legis n: nce slation. Disposal Conside erations (i) Waste Di isposal: Reu use or recy ycle where possible. cated herein or to an equiv valent standa subject t the agreem ard to ment of the Supervising O S Officer (SO). Avo generatin dust. g. Pr rohibit eating drinking an smoking in contaminat areas. an nimal by-pro oducts. the Contractor s ( C he on ow may use th specificatio listed belo hereinafter. damage and sealed w (d) (e) (ii) (f) (g) s the f vironment at all times The Contractor shall ensure t safety of the workers and the env Fertilizers/plant nutrients mu st be beneficial to plants at low leve not in high levels n s els. Such variations v phys must not compromise the agronomic characterist t tics of the product an where nd QCS 2010 . good person hygiene. egularly for le eaks or spills s. ensure material is covered wit moist soil to prevent dust generat s th d tion and disp pose of to an approv landfill sit ved te. ol at chemical and biological controls as a means of prevention rather than inspection of finished s f o spection. (h) (ii) (i) Mate erial shall co ontain only c chemicals lis sted on the Australian In A nventory of Chemical Subs stances (AIC or equiva CS) alent. Excess shall be s whic might cau reducing growth or burns in sen wash hed through soil to wate erways. pro otected from physical when not in us Check re se. Observe g . oid ng Hand dling and sto orage (i) Handling: Before use contractors shall carefully read the p s product label.3. product ins 4 Supply Con nditions (a) (b) All p products sup pplied shall c conform fully to the standards indic y. Ensure con ntainers are adequately labelled. with pot tential for tox effects on aquatic xic organisms. including w nal washing hand before ds eating.” e d 3 Definition “HACCP” – Hazard Ana alysis and C Critical Contro Points is a method tha addresses physical.3. Here einafter desc cribed as “the composted product. man nure or ma anure by-pr roducts. Cont tractors shall minimize F Fertilizers released to wate erways which might caus algal bloo h se oms. removed from oxidis a sources.11). Collect and place in sealable containers ate a n for disposal.12 1 2 Alternative Soil Additive Specific e cations Should the Engineer de ecide on an alternative soil Additive (to Clause 1 . plants or h humans and shall not conta chemical or genetica modified materials. Preamble The following is a specification for c composted products suita p able for use as a soil amelioration agent. It must be envir ronmentally safe and is not harmful to animals. A Alternatively. 1.QCS 20 010 Se ection 28 (v) Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 15 poisonous or allocated a poison schedule num s d s mber by Stan ndard for the Uniform e Scheduling of Drugs a Poisons (SUSDP) or equivalent and (c) Com mposition / Information on ingredients: The materials use in the production ed process must be derived fro naturally occurring and sustaina e om y a able sources and are s sistent with organic princ o cipals. It sha NOT con all ntain synthet chemicals animal tic s. (within acce s ts) sical and chemical para ameters stated within th specificat his tion. ch use g nsitive specie es. Ventila spillage area. eptable limit to the It is noted that the compost ted products may vary.

02 0. The contractor shall supply a appropriate production and sampling documenta p a g ation from supplier that shall clear indicate that the prod t rly t duct conform to the co ms omposted the s spec cification.02 not detectable 2 3 As a minim mum requirement. thermophili decompos s-like materi Using the windro compostin method. The particle size distribution grades of the composte product m e e n t ed must meet th criteria he for a top-dr ressing produ (Table 5. Wher HACCP a o re accreditation is not in e ation of a site based prod e duct manage ement plan t that demonst trates the place documenta princ ciples of HAC CCP is neces ssary. and documentati s actor must s submit all do ocumentation 10 (ten) w n working days prior to s basis the Contra place ement to allo for interp ow pretation of th analyses and for app roval of plac he cement to be granted or wit th-held as ap ppropriate. (c) The contractor shall demon s nstrate to the supervising officer tha the manu e at ufacturers (“The Suppliers”) of the com e mposted prod duct have HA ACCP accre editation or equivalent e with the agreement of the s supervising officer.QCS 20 010 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 16 varia ations in analysis occur th supervisin officer mu be inform prior to placement he ng ust med p of the product.02 0. e g (d) (e) (f) 1. No change of source will be permitt w tted without approval. During the period when the co g ompost is d 31 all mum of 5 tur rnings of the windrow e maintained at 55oC (13 oF) or high er.02 0.02 0. The supervising officer may reject any product or ba atch that (on the basis of analysis f ion) is deem med not to co onform to sta andards spe ecified herein On this n.13 1 Specifications Compost S All compos sted products must conf form to the minimum req m quirements s specified in Tables 4 and 5. all com mposted pro oducts to be used as a soil conditio oner must meet the te emperature. As s such written evidence o the sourc of the co of ce ompost mus be supplied when st requested by the supervising officer. d 9 ndscaping an garden nd use). Table 4: Contaminant accepta ance concentration limits for compost soil ted conditiioners (NSW EPA). QCS 2010 . there sha be a minim (USEPA). ic sition of orga anic matter which produc a humus w ces ial.3.5 0. W Heavy Met tal contamina ant Arsenic Cadmium m C Chromium (to otal) Copper Lead Mercury Nickel Selenium m Zinc maximum m concentration m mg/kg 20 1 100 100 150 1 60 5 200 Or rganic chem mical contaminan nt DDT/DDD/DD D DE Aldrin Dieldrin Chlordane e Heptachlor r HCB Lindane BHC PCBs maxi mum conce entration mg/kg 0. the tempera ow ng ature of the windrow is maintained at 55oC s (131oF) or higher for 15 consecutiv days or lo 5 ve onger. as specified in AS 4419 soils for lan uct . The whole quan ntity required to comple the project must be of the same type.02 0. d ete e manufacture and d/or source. a Pathogen disinfections and weed seed red s d duction shall be achiev ved by the aerobic. time and tu rning freque ency as spec cified by the USEPA standard for pathogen d disinfection and vector re duction.02 0.

2 m per kg de mg etection limit. *1 M ammonium chloride pH7 no ent pretreatme for salts *Oven-dry 105ºC basis 1 < 15% < 40% by mass m (i) (ii) (iii) Methods indicated by a hatch (#) and the parameter require a rements are based on the Austra alian Standar AS 4419 . ent pretreatme for salts 7. Where a cas can be made that W se m (e. As suc any batch ch.g. Methods preceded by an asterisk (*) are internationally re p y k ecognised fo testing or the chemical propertie of soil. d Reference to AS 374 . higher conc 1. Aus methods. the fines of the compo (<10 mm particle size shall be a .5 dS/m < 2 minutes > 40% < 600 mg/ /kg >15% by mass m > 40 meq/100g Partic size cle Top Dressin AS 4419 ng Heavy metal and organic c ontaminants chemical co pH p Electrical C Conductivity Wetta ability To water ho otal olding capacity Chlo oride % organic carbon E Effective Cation Exchange y Capacity (ECEC) Exchangeab sodium % ble (fr rom exchang geable cation ns) As received moisture conte s ent NSW EPA . hes found to contain o deleterious material (fo example s s or soil. and are des es a scribed in th text Raym he ment and stralian Labo oratory Hand dbook of soill and water chemical Higginson (1992).800 mg/kg may be accepte (Kirchhoff et al 2003) No detecta kg 0 y ed f ).thre W eshold levels for s grade A Biosolids B 1:5 soil wat extract# ter 1:5 soil wat extract# ter Appendix C AS 3743 Appendix B AS 3743 *1:5 soil wa extract ater *D Dichromate wet oxidation w n *1 M ammonium chloride pH7 no 7.soils for landscaping and garden use rd e. c s s contaminants such as s plastic or st tones) will be rejected by the supervising officer. e y In addition. at a 0. <15% by wt pass a 5 mm % s sieve but not a 2 mm sieve e Refer Table 4 5.thres centrations of trace elem o ments such as copper and zinc may b beneficial limits of a be l.5 5 < 2. ost e) analyzed for chemical and organi contamina ic ants. NSW EPA . These ng green-wast and/or through poor control in tu indicate po composting practice and proced oor dure. able PCB compounds are permitt s ted. to verif complianc with appropriate thres fy ce shold levels (Table 4 and Table 5) for minimizing the con ntamination of soils with potentially ha o ubstances azardous su shold levels for grade A biosolids).potting mixes indicates that t e 43 g the method and the parameter requiremen are based on this australian stand r nts d dard (AS 3743). sharps such as glass or metal. 5 QCS 2010 .QCS 20 010 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 17 Table 5: Chem mical testing results required for the < 2mm fines o a of posted soil co onditioner to verify the su uitability of th soil condit he tioning comp properties of the composted product for Qatar.5 to 8. Q Compost Parameter Test Method M ameter Requ uirements Para < <2% by wt > 5mm.500 mg/k and 2. 4 Contamination of the compost may occur due to poor sou c y urce separatiion as with municipal m te urning and lo oading durin production.

A bulk de s n m ensity test l ken ompost (refe to the meth in Appen er hod ndix B of AS 4419). chem Com mposted products verifying compliance with Tables 4 and 5 are considered suitable g re d for a application to soils in Qata as a soil conditioner. the composite sample of not less tha 2 ltr (Ap ample shall be air dried overnight (ro oom tempera ature less th han 35°C) to facilitate o compost sa sieving. to redu uce the risk of leachin nutrients into the k ng groundwater 7 Application rates shall be as follows n b s: (a) (b) The composted product will be incorporated into a soil to impr rove its physical and mical propert ties at rates d determined by the site. to a depth of 20 cm. and that prod a duction tem perature and turning mply with the USEPA pa e athogen disin nfection and vector redu ction require ements of records com the relevan sections of the specific nt f cation. 1. For chemical testing (re e F l efer to Table 5). (c) (d) 8 9 The contra actor shall en nsure that th supplier takes from each separat batch. to a volume m etric basis for ease of applic cation. W Where necessary. the e fertili comp posite sample shall be s screened thr rough a siev with an ap ve perture size of 2 mm with the particles retained on the sieve excluded from the analysiis. th composted product mu be verifie as posses he ust ed ssing the follo owing attribu utes: (a) (b) (c) (d) a hig total wate holding ca gh er apacity to fun nction in part as a replac t cement for sphagnum peat a hig cation ex gh xchange capa acity (nutrien holding ca nt apacity of th soil). The maximum ap pplication rat permitted for incorpora te ation into a s shall be based on soil the r results of che emical testing of the rece g eiving soil. and th annual r he pplication rec commendatio for the re ons eceiving soil. The rate of application to so of a comp oil posted soil conditioner s c shall be base on the ed izer equivale ence of the product. to shall be undertak on the co enab the calculation of fert ble tilizer equiva alence on a mass basis. The size of a batch will be d determined in accordanc with the HA ce ACCP proce edures Internationa accepted testing me ally ethods must be applied to the com t mpost sample and a es certificate of analysis supplied wit each com th mpost consignment or a requested by the as g supervising officer. at least x10 he te random samples each having a vol ume of not le than 200 that are blended to produce a ess 0ml p an ppendix A AS 4419). an nd a hig proportion of the nitrog and pho gh n gen osphorus fertilizer value o the produc to be in of ct the slow-release organic fo e orm. The contra actor shall us the result of the che se ts emical tests listed in Tab 4 and Ta ble able 5. fertilizer ap 2 3 QCS 2010 . e The contra s) actor shall also calculat the maximum (field weight basis applicatio of the a te on composted soil conditio d oner on the fertilizer (pla ant-available) equivalenc of the leas limiting ) ce st major nutrient (most co ommonly ph hosphorus or potassium) in the com post. a co g omposted so conditione may be oil er appli to the surface of the s as a topied soil -dressing. s expressed on the oven-dry mass ba asis of the <2 2mm particle size grade. to fu he unction in part as a replace ement for sph hagnum peat t a low chloride ion concent w tration and a low excha angeable so odium perce entage to minim mize the salt concentratio in the roo t on oting zone.QCS 20 010 6 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 18 Attributes o the Compo shall be a of ost appropriate for use as a soil conditio ner in the sa f andy soils of Qatar.14 1 Contractor Respons r’s sibilities The contra actor shall verify that the compost has been pr e h roduced acc cording to a HACCPbased site and produc managem ct ment plan. Ho o owever. to calculate th plant-ava he ailable (imme ediate fertiliz zer) and slow w-release fer rtilizer equiva alence of each speci batch of compost int ific tended for us as a soil conditioner. The preferred mode of ap ar c T d pplication is inc corporation into the soil. The results shall be se .3. afte a routine cultivation er c main ntenance ope eration such as plugging in turf. planting and s paramete b soil ers.

15 1 The Super rvising Offic cer’s Respon nsibilities The super rvising office shall ens ure that the appropriat document er e te tation is in place in accordance with the specification. e he Table 6: Chemical testing re esults requir to determ red mine the fertil iser equivale ence of the compost. to avoid causing nu utrient imbala ance or nutrie excess in the rooting zone. In th case of nitrogen. c t Compost Parameter T Test Method d Reference in Rayment R n & Higgi ins on 9B B 9A A 18A A1 7C1 1b 7A A 15A A1 Fertilizer ph hosphorus Total phosp phorus Fertilizer po otassium Nitrate nitro ogen Total nitrog gen Exchangea able Cations As received moisture d content Bicarbon nate extractable P X-ray fluo orescence or sodium carbonat fusion te Bicarbon nate extractable P In the pre esence of nit trite Kjeldahl From EC CEC in Table 4 & 5 e From Ta ble 4 & 5 2B B1 QCS 2010 . h 1. Potassium is a compon e se nent of the cell sap in c organic ma aterials.QCS 20 010 4 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 19 The contra actor shall ensure that the suppli t ier has provides all do ocumentation to the Contractor as required by same – this shall include: HAC d CCP (or equ uivalent) cer rtification. physical and chemic testing re each batch of compost supplied.3. he ease (organ subtracting the ammon g nium concent tration (Table 6) from the total kjelda nitrogen value will e ahl indicate the slow-releas (organic) nutrient pool. The as h received m moisture conte is require to enable calculations of the oven ent ed e s n-dry application rates to be adjus sted for the field moisture content of th product. ot 1. with very little locked up in the organic (slow-re lease) form. Nutriient imbalanc and/or ent g ce excess are known to increase the s severity of roo disease. total value indicates the slow-rele e t nic) nutrient pool. Adjust all other inorga e anic fertilizer application rates to r n account for the fertilize equivalen er nce of the applied comp a post.16 1 2 Chemical T Testing for Fertiliser Eq quivalence of the Comp o post Chemical t testing for re esults require to determ ed mine the fertiliser equivallence of the compost shall be as described herein.3. re ng of cal esults for temperatur and turnin records o the material. Accoun nting for the fertilizer e n m t contribution of the compost in th e fertilizer management regime is necessary. The following methods have been selected as the most suitable fo r testing of minerals s n a t contained w within an organic matrix Subtracting the fertilizer value of the nutrient from the x.

3. he Organic mulch materia shall be c al cocobean shell. free from knots. S at e Stakes shall be treated with pentac chlorophenol or other approved n non-injurious green prese ervative. The mixtur shall be placed in ac re p ccordance with the requirements of the trees. Controlled release fertil liser shall co onsist of. Soil additiv ves: Shall be added as pe Table 3 (S Additives Proportion f Plants).400 mm long and pointed at e m b m p one end.19 1 2 3 4 Dry Plant F Fertiliser Fertiliser sh be comm hall mercial grade and uniform in composition. org y).3. 2 3 QCS 2010 . The mixtur shall be placed in ac re p ccordance with the requirements of the trees. 5.17 1 2 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 20 Planting S Mixture Soil The plantin soil mixtu for shalll consist of approved soil. Ground sta akes shall be a minimum of 50 mm by 50 mm by 900 mm lon and pointe at one e b ng ed end. ent manufactur 1. e m Packets of slow release fertiliser shall bear the manufac f t cturer’s guar ranteed statement of analysis. 1. sticks and other deleterious material. ganic and inorganic fe ertilizer. Provide analysis of soil mixture from samples ap m pproved by the Engineer r.3. Granular fe age by weig ertiliser for trees and s shrubs shall consist of. ma ng ure anure and other soil o conditioner as specifie in the Projject Docume rs ed entation. hips or other suitable material ap pproved by th Engineer. Planting S Mixture (Sweet Soil) Soil ) The plantin soil mixtu shall con ng ure nsist of appro oved soil (Sand and clay peat.22 1 Guys and Stakes Stakes for tree support shall be rou sawn wo t ugh ood. shrubs or w s grass to be planted. 5 % nitrogen (N 10 % available phosph N). position and bear the rer’s guarant teed stateme of analysis.20 1 Turf Fertili iser Fertiliser shall be comm mercial grad free flowing and uniform in comp de. horic acid (P) and 5 % po otassium (K). rot. su ubject to the Engineer ap pproval. Bracing sta akes shall be a minimum of 50 mm by 50 mm by 2. shredded bark or ot ther suitable material e by eer. by percentage by weight. approved b the Engine 1. shrubs or w s grass to be planted as per Table 3 ( e (Soil Additive Proportion for Plants). es n . 3. 2. 10 % p b ( phosphoric acid (P) and 5 % potassi ium (K). peat.21 1 2 3 Mulch Mulch shall be free of weeds. 4. . granite chip marble ch h hall her ps.3.18 1. Con ntrol release fertiliser may be in ed m available p packet or ta ablet form.QCS 20 010 1. 5 % nitrogen (N). e 1. 1. or other m . cross grain. by percenta ght. defects tha impair the strength.3. er Soil s for Peat and c compost or soil condition shall be added for palms earlier than 4 mon s ner p r nths after planting. w s d m Inert mulch material sh be crush run rock.3.

Areas to be graded sh be grade to smooth flowing con hall ed h ntours with a minor hollows and all moved. The length of hose chaf ur o fing guards s shall be 1½ times the circumferen of the pla at its bas nce ant se. tractor Shall Notify the Engineer prior to planting. A ct Grade Stak kes shall be maintained until Remo e d oval of them is Mutually Agreed upo By All on Parties Con ncerned. poly b ed yethylene.2 1 Sub-Surface Grading All perennial weds shall be treate with an approved herbicide and the period of time ed d d ded m r lowed to elapse prior to commencing grading g recommend by the manufacturer shall be all operations Grading op perations sha occur whe the sub-so is reasona dry and w all en oil ably workable.3.1 1 SITE PRE EPARATIO FOR P ON PLANTING AREAS G General Re equirements s The contractor shall ex xamine areas to receive landscaping for complian with requ s nce uirements g ce ctor shall not proceed t and conditions affecting performanc of work in this section. E Edging ancho shall be a recomme by the ma ors as end anufacturer. 1. Water shall be free from substa ances harmfu to plant ul all ng ers: life. Rock projections and boulde shall be removed a ers and disposed of at a d ridges rem location as agreed with the Enginee er. o 2 3 4 5 6 1. Flags shall be fastened to the guys and be white surveyor’s tape. Adverse Drainage o Obstruction The Cont or ns.76 mm diameter c ble nd. ctor otify the Engineer Prior to Planting. When Gra ades are encountered t that are Det trimental to Finished G Grading and Planting Operations the Contrac Shall No s. 2 3 QCS 2010 . Guying cab shall be a minimum of five stran 2. s When Con nditions Detri imental to P Plant Growth are Encoun ntered. Damage to undergroun utilities o nd shall be rep paired at the Contractor’s expense.4 1. actor shall determine the location of above grad and unde e f de erground utilities and The contra perform wo in a mann which wiill avoid dam ork ner mage to them. Water sources sha not exceed the followin paramete d (a) (b) pH : 6 to 7 total dissolved so olids : less th 1000 ppm han m 1. Hose chafing guards sh be new 2 hall 2-ply reinforc rubber or plastic hos and shall be of the ced o se same colou for the entire Project. electrostaticallly painted aluminium a or other as approved by the Engin s b neer. such as Rubble. r The Engine shall verify that sub-G eer Grades are AS indicated in the Projec Documentation.3.23 1 Edging Ma aterial Edging ma aterial shall be galvanize steel. m cadmium pla ated steel cable. d e 7 1.7 mm annea e 7 aled galvaniz steel wire zed e.QCS 20 010 4 5 6 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 21 Guying wire shall be 2. The ma aterial shall be to the siz b zes designat in the ted drawings.4.24 1 Irrigation W Water Irrigation w water shall be provided b the Contra e by actor from an off-site sou n urce approve by the ed Engineer as being suita able for irriga ation.4. The contrac u sfactory cond ditions are discussed w d with the engineer and with plant operations until unsatis corrected.

4 1 2 3 Planting O Operations and Layout a Plant mate erial locations and plantin bed outlines shall be staked two (2) days be s ng e o efore any excavations are made. Upon comp pletion of ex xcavation. N depressio shall rem on ct No ons main which c could collect standing water. Excavated E material sh be dispo hall osed of in a proper manner. The filled a area shall be compacted to a minimum of 90% of maximum d f density as de etermined in accordan with test 13 of BS 13 nce 377.5. Plant locati ions may be adjusted by the Enginee to meet site conditions . finished grou nd levels sh be 30 hall p erbs after co ompaction and settleme ent. Excavate a and provide earth filling as necessa to achiev the subso levels and profiles ary ve oil d required. light sub bsoil shall be loosened with a 3-tine ripper to a depth of 30 mm at e e 00 entres.3 1 Finished G Grading Grades sha be brough to the finis all ht shed ground levels as ind dicated on th project dra he awings or as agreed with the Eng gineer to a t tolerance of ± 25 mm.4. If appro oved by the Engineer.4. before any excavations are made in a manner that will afford adequate p nner to prot Existing sh hrubs. accordance with test 13 of BS 1377 5 6 1. trees and ground dcover shall be barricaded in a man tect them during plan nting operatio ons. 1. sed The area shall be comp pacted to a m minimum of 90% of maxim 9 mum dry den nsity as determined in e 3 7. Grading shall be mm below adjoining paving or ke t at adients are formed betw f ween the sp levels pot carried out in such a manner tha even gra indicated o the projec drawings. n 2 3 4 QCS 2010 . Stiff clay and oth cohesive subsoil sha be loosen her e all ned with a single tine 600 mm ce ripper to a depth of 450 mm at 1 m centres. D Depths of exc cavation show below are from finishe top soil le wn e ed evel. 2 3 1.1 1 PLANTIN NG Plant Pits Plant pits s shall be dug to produce vertical side and flat un es ncompacted bottoms. Minimum a acceptable pit sizes shall be as shown in Table 7.5 1. the pit shall be filled with water and th e e hen left to th horoughly drain prior t setting pla to ants. The Contra actor shall no otify the Engiineer two (2) days before the start of planting ope e erations. er 1.4.QCS 20 010 4 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 22 Non-cohesive. excavated e material ma be used as fill in areas where fill material is req ay a s m quired.5 1 2 Protection of Existing Vegetation n g n Grassed areas that ha ave been es stablished prior to plant p ting operatio ons shall be covered e s n d projection. Soil shall be placed in lifts not great than 150 mm in thickn ter ness. 0 a minimum of 150 mm of approved soil shall be spread unifo m e ormly over th loosened area and he incorporate into the su ed ub-grade soill to obtain a uniform and well pulveris soil mix.

25 g per pit Palms Shrubs groundcover r and Vines QCS 2010 .5. f 10 % of mixture. season flowers an turfed are nal nd eas Grass Pit Size t 2000 x 200 x 2000 mm 00 m 1500 x 150 x 1500 mm 00 m 1000 x 100 x 1000 mm 00 m 600 mm 0 600 mm width a 600 mm depth 0 and 500 m depth mm 400 mm depth wit proper dra m th ainage if ground below is impermea w able 5 6 Break up b bottom of pits to a depth o 300mm fo trees and palms and 40 s of or p 00mm for sh hrubs and ground cov ver.QCS 20 010 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 23 Table 7: Plant Pit Size Sched e dule Item Palm Tree es Ornament Trees tal Large Shr rub Small Shr rub Hedges Ground co over.2 1 Backfill Mi ixture rtioned by volume and shall be mad from a mixture of The backfill mixture sh be a por hall v s de m l mendments as detailed in Table 8 a n agricultural soil and selected soil am Table 8: Mix Propo ortions Item Trees Bac ckfill Comp ponent So oil Pe eat Man nure general Fertiliser So oil Pe eat Man nure general Fertiliser So oil Pe eat Man nure general Fertiliser So oil Pe eat Man nure general Fertiliser Mix Pro oportion 80 % of mixture f 10 % of mixture f 10 % of mixture f 35 g per pit 80 % of mixture f 10 % of mixture f 10 % of mixture f 50 g per pit 85 % of mixture f 10 % of mixture f 5 % of mixture 30g per pit p 85 % of mixture. a 1. Ensure planting areas and tree pits are well drained. f 5 % of mixture.

f t not t hall b y ith e ards shall The tree sh be shall be held firmly in place wi a double stand of wire chafing gua be used wh here the wire is in contac with the tre e ct ee. metal. The tree shall be held firm to the sta with a double stra of wire. tamped lightly and watered. plants sh be guyed or staked as required or directed by the Engine Trees hall d a o y eer. 1. e positioned close to the tree on the windward side. The dia ameter of th saucer he 150 mm high earth sa he should be larger than and outside th backfilled area.5. The stake shall be driven ve b ertically into firm ground taking care n to injure the roots. The soil s shall be rake to a true and even s ed surface.4 1 2 n Installation of Palms Palms shal be lifted an moved wit a crane or other approved method to avoid any damage ll nd th r y to any part of the palm. The sta shall be driven verti e e s ake e ically into d e T mly ake firm ground taking care not to injure the roots.2 t 1. ith A 100 to 15 mm high earth saucer shall be form around individual pl ants. a flag shall be securely fastened to oint n e each guying wire. The pit shall be backfilled with specified mixture to p b h m approximat tely two third of depth of the root ball. The wire shall be a e anchored with ground strand wire placed equ stakes driv into firm ground outs ven side the eart saucer.5. Trees 1. All stones of s uniformly o greater than 25 mm dia ameter are to be removed o d. Trees taller than 2.5.5 m tall shall be held in place with two (2) bracing stake placed on opposite to d w es sides. plastic and wire ties remo p w oved from th tops of he the earth b after back soil has been placed to approxim ball kfill d mately two th hirds of the ball depth. Plants shal place in the centre of e ll e each pit.8 m tall shall be helld in place with one (1) bracing stake The stake shall be to w b e.5 m shall be h held firmly in place with three (3) gu n uying lines of double o e uidistantly ar round the tree. 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1. as after ins Ball and bu urlap plants shall have tw s wine. A 100 to aucer shall b formed around the pa be alm. The top of th root ball should be en ced he s 100 mm be elow the top of the planti ng pit. nd a After planting. A chafing gua shall be used were th wire is in c and ard u he contact with the tree. an damaged or broken ro e ny oots shall y a d.3 1 2 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 24 Installation for Trees and Shrubs n a s Plants shall be handled carefully a d and arranged so they tak full advan d ke ntage of the individual of hip p character o each plant in relationsh to other plants. Burl ap wrapping shall not be pulled out from under the earth ball. b n backfill mix xture has bee firmly plac around the root ball. tamped lightly and wat tered. Plants sup pplied in non n-biodegrada able containers shall be removed i n such a way as to e w prevent damage to plan or root sys nt stem.5 1 n eas Cultivation of Turf Are After the ar reas required to be turfed have been brought to the specified levels. Soil conditio oners shall be spread b over the soil.QCS 20 010 1. fertil d d n t d liser shall be applied at the rate recommende by the ma ed anufacturers. Backfilling ds d d B around plant shall be completed in 150 mm la c n ayers after water has dra w ained away. Plants shall be place so that th level at s y und s he ed which they were set with respect to surrounding ground lev before ins o vel stallation is the same t stallation. set plumb and held in place until sufficient backfill p mixture has been firmly placed arou the root ball. Before planting. The dia 50 e r med ameter of the saucer should be la arger than an outside the backfilled area. QCS 2010 . t Trees 1. Palms shall be placed in the centr of each pi set plumb and held in place until sufficient re it. s b ping where necessary n and shrubs shall be protected agaiinst wind and sun with burlap wrapp or directed to ensure sa atisfactory es stablishment of plant. Backf filling around plant shall be complete in 150 mm layers d ed m r d g e after water has drained away. ble s be carefully trimmed and removed Plants in biodegradab of organiic containers may be installed wi the container in place . The wire shalll be anchor to the th red tree at a po equal or greater than one half of its height.8 t 2.

The perime eter of the sprigged area shall be fla a agged off to restrain foot traffic until after the t second mo owing followin complete grass coverage or as dir ng rected by the Engineer. mulch shall be covered with jute m netting to h hold the mulch in place . Soil shall be worked e . Run-off and Puddling sha be preven R all nted.5.8 1 Turfing Turfing sha be laid on cultivated s within 24 hours of stripping. spaces betw ween pieces o turf and ex of xcess soil rem moved. The turfed area shall be watered w a fine sp with pray immedia ately after co ompleting each day of turfing ope erations.7 1 Sprigging Sprigs shall be broadca uniformly by hand. sizes o required an other relev nd vant informa ation which is provided in the Table. s QCS 2010 . Spacing an Sizes nd The Contra actor shall fo ollow the req quirements of Table 9 for plant list.QCS 20 010 1. approved m shall be firmed with a Immediatel after comp ly pletion of the sprigging operation the entire area s e roller not e exceeding 13 kg for ea 35 ach metre of roller width The plante area sha have a f h. 2 3 4 1. Water shall be applied lightly and fr germination and then requently un one week after 50 % g ntil k gradually in ncrease dura ation and per riod between watering un normal irr n ntil rigation programme is met. m Cut straw o other fibro mulch s or ous shall be appl lied over see eded areas t protect fro direct to om sun exposu and blow ure wing winds. ure oil f applied at a rate suffic shall continu until majjority of spr ue rigs can sus stain themse elves on the normal e Watering s irrigation pr rogramme. Th maximum planting spa he m acing betwee viable spr en rigs shall be 300 mm.5. Wat tering shall continue unt turf can m til maintain itse on the elf gation progra amme. e ely gging. Water shall be Watering shall be starte immediate after com ed mpleting each day of sprig h cient to ensu moist so conditions to a minim um depth of 70 mm.9 1 Plant List. to ts nt The turf shall be tampe or rolled to ensure con ed o ntact with the sub-grade. with mechani ast y w ical equipme or other approved ent a method. into minor s The perime of the tu eter urfed area sh be flagge off to restrain foot traff until after the third hall ed ffic r mowing or as directed by the Engin b neer. The perime of seede area shalll be flagged off to restrain foot traffic until after the second eter ed mowing following comp plete grass co overage or as directed by the Engine a y eer. ed all smooth uni iformed finish without dep h pressions or ridges. cultiv vated soil be by hand o mechanica seeder.5. disk-rolling or other to um method. Following s seeding. The ends of the tu shall be b d e urf butted. plant spacing. The turf shall be laid to all n soil s e b form a solid mass with tightly fitted joints. Strips shall be s staggered t offset joint in adjacen courses. harr e rowed or gille to cover t seed with soil to a ed the h maximum d depth of 25 mm. normal irrig 2 3 4 1. Whenever necessary. sp prigs shall be forced into the pre epared soil t a minimu of 25 mm by hand. 2 3 4 5 1. Wa ater shall be applied to ensure a mo sub-grad soil to a minimum e e oist de depth of 70 mm is ac chieved. The netting shall not be removed until directe by the g b ed Engineer. ed or al Half of the specified rate applied tw wice in perpe endicular dire ections so a to achieve an even as e seed distrib bution rate.5. the bed shall be raked.6 1 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 25 Seeding Seed shall be spread over a fine le o evelled.

5 m 120.5 m 1.0 As Per D Design 30 125 125 60 60 25-30 25-30 75 75 30 75 75 2m 1.0 60 2.0 120.0 120.QCS 20 010 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 26 Table 9: Plan List.25 m 1.0 120.0 80.0 80.0 80.0 m 1.5 m 1.0 80.0 60.25 m 1.0 80.0 60.0 80.5 m 2m 2m 1m 1.0 As 25 8 50 1.0 120.5 m QCS 2010 .5 m 2m 2m 0.0 120.0 m 120.0 60.0 Large Evergreen Trees e n 75 75 60 2m 2m 1. Spac T nt cing and Size Required for the Projec es f ct Botanic cal Name e Com mmon Na ame Water S Spacing Req quirement (m) or (ltr r/plant or P Plant/m2 2 ltr/m ) Po ot siz ze (cm m) Root Stem Sp preading a ball dia girth (cm) (cm) (cm) Clear trunk / C Total height T /R Required size Palms Bismark kia nobilis s Chamaero ops humilis s Cocos nuc cifera Cocos plum mosa Cycas revo oluta Dioon edule Elaeis olei ifera Hyophor rbe Lagenicaulis Hyophor rbe verschaff feltii Livistonia sis chinens Phoenix canariensis Phoenix era dactylife Phoenix nii roebelen Roystonea regia Sabal nsis domingen Washingto onia filifera Washingto onia robusta a Wodyet tia ta bifurcat Bism mark pa alm Euro opean fan palm Coc conut pa alm Coc conut pa alm Sago palm o mex xican Cy ycad American oil alm pa e Bottle Palm Spi indle Pa alm Chine fan ese pa alm Island Date d pa alm Date palm e mini iature date palm e Cuban Royal n Pa alm th he Hispaniola metto palm Calif fornia fan palm Wash hingtoni ap palm Foxta Palm ail 120.0 120.5 m Brachychiton Populneus Bottle tree 80.

0 60.5 m Albizia a julibrissin Albizia lebb beck Azadirachta indica Bauhini ia variegat ta Silk tree.5 m QCS 2010 .QCS 20 010 Botanic cal Name e Se ection 28 Com mmon Na ame setail Hors tre ee.0 25 8 50 1.0 60.5 m 1.5 m 1.5 m 1.0 80.5 m 1.0 25 25 25 25 25 D Decidious Tr rees 8 8 8 8 8 50 50 50 50 50 1.0 25 8 50 1.0 60.5 m 1.0 60.5 m 1.0 80.0 80.5 m e moringa ole eifera Horse radish (pterygospe erma) tr ree Parkinsonia ta aculeat Pithecelob bium dulce Prosopis a alba Prosopi is juliflora a Schinus m molle Tamarind dus indica Terminalia a cattapa Zizyphu us chinens sis Zizyphus ju ujuba Chinese ate da Jerusalem thorn ma anila tam marird White carob e tr ree Ho oney mes squite Pink p pepper.0 80.0 80. Aust tralian pine Bottle tree Council tree Banya tree an Sca acred fic cus Part 1 La andscape Planting Po ot siz ze (cm m) Root Stem Sp preading a ball dia girth (cm) (cm) (cm) Page 27 Clear trunk / C Total height T /R Required size Casuarin na equisetifo olia Chorisia sa specios Ficus altiss sima Ficus nsis bengalen Ficus relig giosa Water S Spacing Req quirement (m) or (ltr r/plant or P Plant/m2 2 ltr/m ) Per D Design 80. mosa mem Wom men's ton ngue m Neem tree Orchid tree 80.0 80.5 m 1.5 m 80.0 60.5 m Zizyphus s spina Christ Thorn t .0 80.0 60.5 m 1.christ ti 1.5 m 1.0 As Per D Design 20 20 20 20 8 8 8 8 50 50 50 50 1.5 m 1.0 35 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 50 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 100 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 2.5 m 1.0 m 1.0 60.5 m 1. peru uvian pep pper marind Tam Ind dian alm mond 80.5 m 80.0 80.

5 m 3 4 60 60 QCS 2010 .5 m 1m Small T rees or Larg Shrubs ge Caesalpinia gilliesii rd Bir of para adise bush (yellow wers) flow 20.5 m Delonix re egia melia azedarach morus al lba morus nig gra Peltophoro oum inerme e Thespes sia populne ea 80. flame tree Flam of me for rest China berry a Fruitless mulberry Black mulberry Ye ellow poin nsiana Porti tree ia Part 1 La andscape Planting Po ot siz ze (cm m) Root Stem Sp preading a ball dia girth (cm) (cm) (cm) Page 28 Clear trunk / C Total height T /R Required size Water S Spacing Req quirement (m) or (ltr r/plant or P Plant/m2 2 ltr/m ) 80. Ara abian aca acia yellow mosa mim Ind dian rose ewood Braz zilian pepper tree White pet trump tree Grass Tree 60.0 60.0 As Per D Design 20 20 20 20 20 20 6 6 6 6 6 12 50 50 50 50 50 35 1.0 60.5 m 1.0 80.0 60.0 80.0 20 20 20 20 20 20 Mediu Evergree Trees um en 8 8 8 8 8 8 50 50 50 50 50 50 1.5 m 1.0 As Per D Design 15-20 40 1m 20.5 m Acacia ara abica Acacia a farnesian na Dalbergia s sisso Schinus olius terebintifo Tabebuia r roseo Xanthorrh hea sp.5 m 1.5 m 1.5 m 1.5 m 1.0 40.5 m 1.0 -20 15- 40 0.0 20.0 60.0 60.QCS 20 010 Botanic cal Name e Se ection 28 Com mmon Na ame Ro oyal poins siana.0 80.0 80.0 20.0 60.0 15-20 15-20 15-20 15-20 3 60 50 1m 0.0 Delonix elata 20 8 50 1.5 m calliandra Red P Powder ephal haematoce Puff P a Callistem mon viminali is Calotrop pis procera a Carica pap paya Cassia fis stula Wee eping bottle brush e Dead sea ap pple Pap paya Go olden show tree wer 20.5 m 1.5 m 1.5 m 1.5 m 1.

0 60.0 20.0 m 1m Athe tree el Yellow bells w Ye ellow olea ander Hem tree mp 20. Tecoma st tans Thevetia na peruvian nereifolia Vitex agn nus castus s Te exas ran nger Sle eepy hibi iscus Ban nana Olea ander Olive Temp tree ple Temp tree ple (white flower) e Pomeg granate 20.5 m 0.0 12.5 m 1.5 m 1m QCS 2010 .0 60.0 15-20 Shrubs 20 0.QCS 20 010 Botanic cal Name e Se ection 28 Com mmon Na ame ap pple blosso tree om Part 1 La andscape Planting Po ot siz ze (cm m) 15-20 15-20 15-20 Root Stem Sp preading a ball dia girth (cm) (cm) (cm) 60 60 60 Page 29 Clear trunk / C Total height T /R Required size Water S Spacing Req quirement (m) or (ltr r/plant or P Plant/m2 2 ltr/m ) 20.5 m Lagerstroe emia e Crape myrtle indica Leucophy ylum frutescens malvavisc cus arboreu us pendiluflo orus musa aca paradisia Nerium m oleande er Olea euro opea Plumeri ia obtusa a Plumeria rubra ia acutifoli Punica a granatum Tamarix sp.0 20.0 20.5 m 1.5 m 1.5 m 1.0 20.5 m 1.0 20.75 m 1m 1.0 As 20 20 20 30 0.5 m 0.0 60.0 20.0 20. wo ood Hop pseed bu ush China rose Pere egrina 60.0 15-20 30 1m 20.0 20.0 Cassia java anica Cassia nod dosa Cordia a sebesten na Dodonae ea viscosa a Hibiscus ro osasinensis Jatroph ha integerrim ma 1m 1m 2m Sca arlet cordia aloe a.0 20.0 20.5 m 1.5 m 0.0 15-20 15-20 20 20 20 15-20 25 15-20 15-20 6 3 3 3 6 50 30 60 60 60 40 50 20 20 0.0 15-20 15-20 15-20 15-20 15-20 3 10 30 30 40 30 0.0 12.5 m Acalyph ha wilkesian na Bougainvi illea glabra a Pa aper flow wers 12.

0 12.5 m 0.3 m 0.0 12.5 m 0.4 0.5 m 0.4 0.75 m 12.0 12.0 12.0 20 20 20 20 20 10-15 20 20 20 Conifers 30 0.0 12.5 m 0.4 15 15 15 15 10-15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 0.5 m 0.0 20 40 0.5 m 0.0 20.0 12.5 m Se enna Day ja asmine Ni ight jasm mine Ara abian jasm mine Flame of the e wo oods Lan ntana He enna 12.5 m 0.5 m Atriplex x halimus s Atriplex x lentiform mis Clerodend dron inerme e Dodonae ea viscosa a Leucophy ylum frutescens Ruellia a tuberos sa Vitex agn nus castus s Salt bushhigh salt h tole erant Salt bush Wild ja asmine Hop pseed bu ush Te exas ran nger Ru uellia Hem tree mp 12.5 m 0.4 0.0 D Design a bados Barb pr ride (orange-red wers) flow Nata plum al 1m 20.0 0.5 m Suc cculents & Cactus C QCS 2010 .5 m 0.5 m 12.0 0.4 15 15 0.4 0.0 A Per As D Design Hedge 25 3 30 1.3 m 0.0 12.QCS 20 010 Botanic cal Name e Bougainvi illea sp Caesalpinia pulcherrim ma Carissia a grandiflo ora Cassia al lata Cassia a bicapsula aris Cestrum m diurnum m Cestrum m nocturnu um Jasminu um sambac c Ixora chine ensis Lantana a camara a Lawsonia s inermis Se ection 28 Com mmon Na ame Part 1 La andscape Planting Po ot siz ze (cm m) 30 Root Stem Sp preading a ball dia girth (cm) (cm) (cm) 50 Page 30 Clear trunk / C Total height T /R Required size Water S Spacing Req quirement (m) or (ltr r/plant or P Plant/m2 2 ltr/m ) Per Bougainville 12.0 12.0 12.5 m 0.0 30 20 20 15 10 25 10 0.4 0.0 12.0 12.5 m Cupress sus rens sempervir Ita alian cyp press 80.

0 10.0 10.25 m 1m 1.0 12.20 m 0.0 As Per D Design 15 15 15 10 10 15 15 15 15 15 1.0 10.0 10.0 20.0 10.25 m 0.0 0.75 m 0. s Cephaloce erus seniies s Carnegia actus giganta Ca mamelar ria elongat ta melocact tus Pachypod dium Lamere ei Yucca a elephantips Yucca a filamento osa Se ection 28 Com mmon Na ame Cen ntury Pl lant medical plant Ag gave medi iopicta Qu ueen Vic ctoria Ag gave Lady of the y night cactus Go olden ba arrel mo ottled Spurge Red torch ctus cac De esert Ba arrel Old man Ca actus sag guaro cac ctus mons strous Lady F Fingers melo cactus mada agascar Pa alm sof ft-tip yu ucca Ada am's nee edle Part 1 La andscape Planting Po ot siz ze (cm m) 30 20 20 Root Stem Sp preading a ball dia girth (cm) (cm) (cm) Page 31 Clear trunk / C Total height T /R Required size Water S Spacing Req quirement (m) or (ltr r/plant or P Plant/m2 2 ltr/m ) 10.0 10.0 20.0 10.5 m 1.3 m 0.3 m 10.0 10.3 m 0.5 m Antigono om leptopu us Bougainville sp ea Cora vine al Bouga ainvillea 12.0 10.0 10.3 m 0.0 10.35 m 1m 0.3 m 10. Echinocac ctus grusson nii Euophorb bia lactea a Echinops sis hauscha Ferocactus sp.3 m Clerodend dron inerme e Ipomea pe esscapraea a Ipomoe ea palmata a Rai ilway creeper 12.25 m 0.0 10.0 20 0.0 QCS 2010 .QCS 20 010 Botanic cal Name e Agave e american na Aloe ver ra (Berbaden nsis) Agave ame erica mediopic cta Agave Vict toria regina a Cereus s sp.0 Vines A Per As D Design 35 20 20 20 20 20 30 20 20 20 30 30 30 1m 0.0 m 1m 0.35 m 0.0 10.25 m 0.

0 10.0 9.0 10.7 m 10.3 m 0.3 m 0.3 m 0.0 9.0 10.0 10.0 9.3 m A Per As D Design 9.1 m 0.0 10.0 9.0 10.0 10.1 m 0.3 m 0.0 m 20.3 m 0.3 m QCS 2010 .0 9.3 m 0.0 m 1.QCS 20 010 Botanic cal Name e Jasminu um officinalis rum grandiflor Lonicer ra sempervir rens Quisqua alis indica Se ection 28 Com mmon Na ame Part 1 La andscape Planting Po ot siz ze (cm m) Root Stem Sp preading a ball dia girth (cm) (cm) (cm) Page 32 Clear trunk / C Total height T /R Required size Water S Spacing Req quirement (m) or (ltr r/plant or P Plant/m2 2 ltr/m ) 20.0 10.0 10 10 10-15 10-15 0.1 m 0.1 m 0.0 10.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 15 15 1.0 9.0 9.0 12.0 9.3 m 0.2 m 0.0 10.0 15 15 G Ground cove ers 15 15 1.0 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 30 30 30 10 30 10 10 10 10 20 10 10-15 0.0 9.0 Ran ngoon creeper 20.0 10 10 10-15 10-15 0.0 10.0 10 10-15 0.0 9.0 10.0 10.0 m Alternanth hera versicolo or Aptenia a cordifoli ia Asparagus rus densiflor Canna ind dica Carissa a prostrat ta Cortader ria selloana Cyperus alternifolius Delasperm mum alba Drosantem mum hispidum m Euphorbia milii Gazania rig gens Ipomea p pescaprae e Ipomoe ea palmata or a cairica Iresine her rbstii Lamprant thus s/ aureus malepho ora crocea a Lamprant thus ilis spectabi Lantana a montevide ensis Baby sun ose ro Aspa aragus fe ern La ana Nata plum al dw warf Pam mpas gr rass Umb brella sedge White ice plant Ros ice se plant Crow of wn tho orns Trea asure flo ower railroa vine ad Rai ilway creeper Bloo leaf od nge Oran ice plant Training ice plant Geeper lantana 10.0 9.2 m 10.2 m 0.

0 10.3 m 15 20 0.0 10.0 9.0 9.0 10.3 m 10.0 9. firecr racker plant Sea S pure eslane Purple heart e Bloo leaf od "Sprin ngtime" Cree eping da aisy 10.0 10.3 m moses in the s Rhoeo disc color cradle Boat e.0 9.1 m 0.2 m 10.0 10 10-15 0.0 9.0 10 10 10 10 10-15 10-15 10-15 10-15 0.0 A Per As D Design 10.2 m 10.0 10 10-15 0.3 m 10.0 9.0 10 10 One flower O One flower O QCS 2010 .0 15 20 0.0 9.0 A Per As D Design 8.2 m 1m Osteosperm mum African daisy fruiticosu um Pachpodi ium lamere ei Pennisetum setaceum m rubrum Pennisetum setaceum Portulaca aria afra Pseuderan nthe mum reum atropurpur Pseuderan nthe mum reum atropurpur tricolor r meda agascar plam urple Pu fountain rass gr Beach grass h (Fou untain gra ass) Elep phant bu ush colate Choc plant (dark t pur rple) colate Choc plant (3 lors) col 10.0 10.0 0.15 m 0.0 10.0 10.0 A Per As D Design 9.QCS 20 010 Botanic cal Name e Limonium m sinuatum Ocimum m basilicum Se ection 28 Com mmon Na ame Se ealave ender et Swee basil Part 1 La andscape Planting Po ot siz ze (cm m) 10 10 10 10 Root Stem Sp preading a ball dia girth (cm) (cm) (cm) 10-15 10-15 10-15 10-15 Page 33 Clear trunk / C Total height T /R Required size Water S Spacing Req quirement (m) or (ltr r/plant or P Plant/m2 2 ltr/m ) 10.2 m 0.0 9.2 m 0.0 9.0 10 10-15 0.0 9.0 10 10-15 0.15 m Seasonals s Ageratum um mexicanu Amaranth hus tricolor r Floss flower s Jose eph's co oat 10.0 10 10-15 0.3 m 0.15 m 8. lily Rosmarin nus officinalis Russelia rmis equisetifor Sesuvium portulacastrum Setcreas sea pallida a Verbena na peruvian Wedelia a trilobata a emary Rose Coral plant.3 m 10 10-15 0.0 A Per As D Design 9.

0 10.0 10.0 9.nan na Celosia a plumos sa Chrysanthemu tum m carinat Chryanthem mum morifoliu um Cosmo os us bipinnatu Dianthu us barbatu us Dianthu us chinens sis Gaillardia pulchela Gazania ns splenden Gomphre ena globosa a Kochia a scoparia Lobularia ma maritim mathilol la incana a Pelargoniu x um hybrida a Pellionia a pulchra Garden Gera anium Training beg goria Burut plume t mon narch co ourt Florist's mum mex xican as ster Sw weet william Chine pink ese Bla anket flo ower Gaz zania Globe ama aranth (re ed) Sum mmer cypr resus Sw weet aly ysum 10.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 10.0 9.0 10.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 10.0 10.0 10 10 10 10 10 One flower O One flower O One flower O One flower O One flower O QCS 2010 .0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 10.0 9.0 9.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 9.0 9.0 10.0 9.0 10.0 9.0 9.0 One flower O One flower O One flower O One flower O One flower O One flower O One flower O One flower O One flower O One flower O One flower O One flower O One flower O One flower O One flower O Celosia cris stata Cockscomb var.0 10 One flower O 10.QCS 20 010 Botanic cal Name e Antirrhinu um majus s Asclepia as curassvica Calendu ula officinalis Callisteph hus chinesis Catharant thus roseus s Celosia cris stata Se ection 28 Com mmon Na ame Flo oral snapd dragon d Blood flower Port P mar rigold a China aster mada agasar periw winkle Fair F foun ntains Part 1 La andscape Planting Po ot siz ze (cm m) 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 Root Stem Sp preading a ball dia girth (cm) (cm) (cm) Page 34 Clear trunk / C Total height T /R Required size Water S Spacing Req quirement (m) or (ltr r/plant or P Plant/m2 2 ltr/m ) 10.

0 10.0 9. Se ection 28 Com mmon Na ame Pet tunia hy ybrid The pearl moss rose.6 1.0 9.0 9.QCS 20 010 Botanic cal Name e Petunia x a hybrida Polianthes sa tuberos Portulac ca graniflor ra Var. s d b QCS 2010 .0 9.0 9.0 9. crowns of shrubs and off paved areas and buildings.0 10. using a sharp tool to provide a clear cut div t vision line between th planted area and adja he acent area and to provid the requir a de red shape.0 Grass 10 10 10 10 10 10 One flower O One flower O One flower O One flower O One flower O One flower O Cynodo on dactylon Paspalu um vaginatu um (notatum m) Zoysia japo onica Berm muda grass s-High salt to olerant a Bahia grassseas shore pasp palum Japa anese gr rass 12 to 18 12 to 18 12 to 18 1.6.2 1 Mulch Mulch shal be spread to a uniform depth of 100 mm no la than 48 hours after planting. h h Edging mat terials shall be installed iin accordanc with the manufacturer’’s instructions.0 9.1 1 ANCILLA ARIES TO PLANTIN G Edging Pla Beds ant Planting be shall be uniformly ed eds dged.0 10.6.0 9. The entire T planted are shall be ra ea aked smooth while retaining the earth saucers.0 10.0 9.0 10. s sun plant Scarle sage et Dusty miller y mar rigold Aztec queen c Kiss-m me-love Zin nnia Part 1 La andscape Planting Po ot siz ze (cm m) 10 10 Root Stem Sp preading a ball dia girth (cm) (cm) (cm) Page 35 Clear trunk / C Total height T /R Required size Water S Spacing Req quirement (m) or (ltr r/plant or P Plant/m2 2 ltr/m ) 10.0 10.0 10 One flower O 10. ll m ater 8 Mulch shou be kept out of lawn ar uld o reas. b ce m 2 1.0 One flower O One flower O 10.Corniche Salvia a splenden ns Senecio o cinerari ia Tagetes Verbena na peruvian Viola trico olour Zinnia s sp.

litter. all plan are to be pruned as directed by the Enginee and in nts e er accordance with accepted horticultu practices.6. 2 3 1. The water sh be allowe to flow T hall ed gently arou the plant and shall n be delive und t not ered to cause disturbanc to the root or soil. all debris includ d ding subsoil. Th typical wth he branches s growth hab of the indiv bit vidual plant s shall be retained. hall ed. straightening and other necessary d s n operations. Impro oper cuts.6. Right angle cuts to the line of growth t o stubs. excess agricultural soil. Cuts o wounds shall be pain or s nted with an appropriat wound n te dressing.6 1 Clean up a Site Res and storation Excess and waste mate d erial shall be removed da e aily. and transporting shock Pruning sh be done to carefully. Any damage dead or diseased shall be cut back and any weak or ma b y alformed grow shall be removed. The total amount of fo e ural a oliage shall be pruned b by one fourth to one th on the in hird nstalled trees and shrubs to compen s s nsate for loss of roots s k. er d Plants shal be checked for settleme and shall be reset to the proper le ll d ent evel as necessary.6. e ce ts Run-off.3 1 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 36 Watering o Plants of The contra actor shall water the pllants as nec w cessary to maintain an adequate supply of m s moisture w within the root zone and m t maintain healthy growth. desiccant in accordance with the m anufacturer’s instructions 1. wound dressing. cers shall be rebuilt as needed to e n retain wate er.5 1 ccant Applic cation Anti-Desic Plants requiring additio onal protect tion against wilt and sh hock shall b sprayed with antibe w n s s. Paveme ents and wor areas shall be kept rk in a clean and orderly fashion.6. 1. d moved. Plant beds and saucers shall be kep free of we s pt eeds and othe undesired vegetation. ntil ent Maintenanc includes watering. pru ce w uning.4 1 Pruning Immediatel after plant ly ting. Pe edestrian acc cess points and vehicula access po a ar oints shall ined and ke clear at all times. pu uddling and wilting shall b prevented Earth sauc w be d. 2 1. All rubbish and litter sh ept A a hall be cleared as it be maintai accumulate within the landscape w es work area. pavements a urf p and facilities that have been dam s e maged from planting operations shall be rest tored to the o original cond dition at the Contractor’s e C expense. dead and broken branches shall be rem shall not be permitted. When plan nting and tu work has been com urf s mpleted. he be pruned or topped off.7 1 2 3 4 5 nce P erations Maintenan during Planting Ope Newly insta alled plants shall be main s ntained in a healthy growing condition h n. Maintenanc operation shall beg immedia ce ns gin ately after each plant is installed and shall s a continue un the plant establishme period commences. Trees shall not be poled or the lead removed nor shall th leader e d der d.QCS 20 010 1. . and debris s hall be remo l a oved and dis sposed of at a location as agreed a with the En ngineer Existing tu areas. Cuts shall be clean and shall be m ade flush with the parent trunk or bra d anch. QCS 2010 .6.

7 1. free from in ble w ed d oot njury and obtained fro a nursery or other ap om y pproved sour rces. with well-branche head and vigorous ro system. Sucke growth.5 1 Pruning an Cavity Work nd W A suitably qualified tre surgeon shall perform the required pruning and cavity work on ee er deadwood larger than 15 mm in diameter. or size not less tha specified in plants e an Table (Tab 9).8 1.7. 2. All plants a and turf mat terial will co onform to the varieties specified or s e s shown in the Project Documenta ation and be true to the b botanical nam as listed in publication me ns. k inted with an appropriate tree wound dressing.3 1 Fertilizing Existing Trees Holes at 60 mm centr shall be dug by hand or with a mechanical d 00 res d m device. replace suc materials at his own e 1.7. impr roper cuts an broken lim shall be removed. Labels shall be securely attached a directed by the Enginee y er.8. 1.4 1 Fertilizing Existing Sh hrubs and G Groundcover Beds r Existing sh hrubs and groundcover beds shall be topdres g ssed with slo release fertiliser. and balanc Stubs.7. a min nimum 40 mm in diam meter and 50 mm deep over the outer half of the branch spread zone of each 00 p. interfering w or hinde The contractor shall cut back or rem move branch as neces hes ssary to give plants prop shape e per ce. o e tree. QCS 2010 . The holes s shall be back kfilled with ap pproved soil.7. waterproof and we eather resist tant label the p y and not remo oved until indicating t correct plant name. ow Fertiliser ad dhering to plants shall be flushed with water.QCS 20 010 1.1 1. nd mbs ade Cuts shall be clean and shall be ma flush wit the parent limb or trun Cuts. branches existing plants.7. wounds and d th nk. r representativ of their sp ve pecies or variety. to protect and maintain such plan materials throughout the duration of the proje or to ch expense if ac ccepted by the Engineer. n e cavity work shall be pai 2 3 4 1. e h 1.2 1 Identificati of Existing Plants ion Existing plants shall be tagged w b with a durab ble. Slow relea ase fertiliser shall be pla aced in each hole to within 100 mm of the sur h m rrounding ground leve el. free from pest and t with P diseases. d with ering growth of plants and diseased branches sha be remove d b all ed. 2 3 1.1 1 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 37 EXISTING LANDSC G CAPING Care of Ex xisting Land dscaping Where con nstruction pro ocedures or site conditio may cau damage or impact to existing ons use o landscaping. PLANTIN MATER NG RIALS General Planting materials are to comply w BS 3936: 1980 and Part 10: 198 1. it shall be the Contrac e ctor’s respon nsibility to take measures as described below s nt t ect.

8. Ev d. alm all root zone at leas 50 cm arou the base of the tree in all directio st und e on. If ugh import. species and sizes as shown in the plants bs of s table (Table 9).QCS 20 010 3. Nomenclat ture The Contra actor shall ensure that n nomenclature of trees an plants sho e nd own on the drawings conform to the approve standards and literatur of this se ed res ection. graft to be at least 20 abo planting soil level. d T be q species. Ground cover plants shall be of the wn d ot zes. Heig of palms shall be as p plants Ta Palm trees could be importe if not ava m d ed ailable locally but the roo system sh be at y ot hall least 30 cm arou the base of the tree in all directio Local pa trees sha have a t und e on. 6. he one meter minimum height or as sp Palms are to have crow of new lea wn aves. 3. (b) 4. ts ble species. Trees are t have strai to ight trunks o trunks cha or aracteristics of species. 1. e Hedges shall have a sp pacing of 30 to 50 cm an height as specified in plants table (Table 9) nd d ow raight continu uous trench. OR BERHI” from approved nursery. 2. . m ght per able (Table 9). siz 5. and planted as single ro in one str Ground cov vers and succulents pla nts which ar provided in pots and other contai re iners and which have been acclim e matized to o outside condi itions are acceptable pro ovided they are equal a in quantity to field grow stock and are not roo bound. Palms are to be supplie d earth balle and hessian covered.) Issue by the su rs ed upplier for engineer’s e specified c approval. samples of all specified varieties shall be sub bmitted in the form of a reserved plot at the mother nurs f sery ready fo inspection and approv by the or val Engineer. 4. 2. Dec supplied bar rooted. a and sizes as shown in plants tabl (Table 9) defining th perimete or the s le he er circumferen of the tru measure at 1.50 m from the bas nce unk ed se. and t intact leade and are to be underc ut at least on in the nu ers t nce ursery. w o well-shaped tops. handling of which may be subj es. (a) e b aximum 3 m straight cle trunk fem ear male type Date palms to be minimum 2 m and ma local variety of “KHALAS. phyto sanitary cert o rtificate and certificate c of guarante from supp ee plier stating t that the impo orted plants are true to t the specified speciesvarieties for engineer’s approval. a sizes as shown in th plant mate drawings. Plants shal be supplied from localit ll d ties similar to the climatic conditions o the Projec o c of ct. The Contra actor shall also submit ce ertificate of origin. 1.2 1. Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 38 Substitution shall only be made w ns y when a plant (or alternativ as specif ve fied) is not obtainable o and the En ngineer auth horises a ch hange order providing fo use of th e nearest equivalent or e obtainable. and sufficient t o ed ception of hardiness. Shrubs are to be well grown and fi lled out. 3. K KHNAIZI. 4. Trees shall b of the quantities.3 1. Guaranties – Planting Material s g The Contra actor shall ce ertify in writin that all pla material of each cons ng ant signment delivered to site to be utilized will be accordiing to these specificatio e ons are true to their sp e pecies. If the plants are to be grown in Qat s g tar. out s pecified by th Engineer. and spa acing shown on the plant materials sc chedule plant table (Tab 9). proper colour of lea aves of adult palms. All tre are to be supplied ees e earth balle and hess ed sian covered or container grown. QCS 2010 . SHISHI. Shrub shall be o the quantities.8. he cs eight. Fruit trees shall be graf fted on true rootstock. with the exc ject to gover rnment curre regulation Palms ent ns. imported palms. he shall sub bmit a guara anty of avai lability of plants with contractor supply throu characteristic (sizes. vergreen shr rubs and vine are to be either earth balled or es container g grown. caliper etc. and s he erials schedule in the shall be of the quantitie species. e g ciduous shru may be s ubs re earth balled or container grown.

y e Burlap: ju of 0. pointe at the ed end. Pa trees sh be guara ce alm hall anteed for a period of 400 calendar days after d 0 installation approval. or g. n n ks. Minimum averag thickness shall be melt u ge s and medium den 000 95/1000 to 95/10 of an inc h. (b) en A 15 years guarantee shall be give against cracking. Palm shall be tied to the with s 4 ms ground from 50 cm belo crown wit three gI wire placed in m ow th w nside a 15 m Polyethyle Tube mm ene around the palm trunk. secure tree with wire and tree es tie as shown on drawings.4 1. Accessories Stakes for T Trees: (a) De-b barked timber. m o e (b) 3. Top edg shall have a 1 inch horizontal ge e h Over height sh be 5 inc circle and galvan e nized steel an nchoring stakes at least every 2 mete e ers. free of knot splits or other projec er. ed Twine for T Tying: lightly tarred medi um or coarse sisal yarn. minimum section m mm ending on he eight of a tree The stake shall be la 50 cm e. es aid 50 m and length 2 m depe deep in the soil. s de d eter 5x5 cm se ection and 30 cm deep in the ground at 10 cm away from tree branc m m ches. rall hall ches minimu um. stem. ground cover and g rass shall be guaranteed for the dura e d ration of the 400 days maintenanc period. rot. ground leve Tree Stake Wires: 3 mm diamet es ter.5 to 4% carbon black conce h entrate added for UV sta d abilization nsity with a m factor under 2. straight. nto ake ed Cons solidate material around stake during backfilling. 8. Stakes for Small Shrubs and Hedge es: (a) De|-b barked timbe straight. Protection shelter for fr and spec ruit cimen trees shall be mad of 4 wood stakes 2 me long. and tied to s steel anchor dug 60 cm deep into t soil and flush with rs m the f el. e QCS 2010 . and drive vertically a minimum 30 cm into pit and until top of stake is required height. fr of knots. 5.QCS 20 010 4. evel shall be treated wit non-injurio wood e th ous preservative carr ried out at le east two wee before st eks takes are us sed. lower end to min. ts. Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 39 Due to som project ne the Engiineer could ask for site nursery to be used for sto me eed a n e oring and caretaking of plants prio to planting This site nursery shall have its own water tank power. disintegrati on and man s c . The wooden sta akes are wra apped with s shade net 70 shade fa 0% actor and bra aced one to the other on top. Rubber Tie Shall be manufactured from UV st es: m d tabilize rubbe or equal a er approved by engineer. e Plastic Mow wing Strip: Super-Edge m S made of dura able. nufacturer defects. 15 c above gr t cm rade level sh be treate with non-injurious hall ted d ve wo s wood preservativ carried o ut at least tw weeks before stakes are used. flexible polypropyle ene.20 kg/m2 or clo having same strengt and resist ute k oth th stance to tea aring and capable of rotting in the ground. solid ga alvanized wir in suitablle lengths fi re ixed to a position ap pproximately two thirds o a tree heig looped around the st of ght. Guys for P Palms: Only for palms w root balls less than 40 cm. 6. The sta akes shall be la 30 cm deep in the soi l. ctions. 1. s d (b) (c) 2. splits or othe projection pointed at the end. 4. minimum secti 25 mm and length de ion a epending on height of a shrub or hed dge. and drive he a vertic cally a minim mum 50 cm in pit and until top of sta is require height. 7.8. shru ubs. 5. 9. a tem and protected by an approve tree-tie. (a) The edge shall have 3. ree er ns. p Posit tion two stak close to tree but out kes tside the per rimeter of th root-ball. t lowe end to min 15 cm ab ove grade le er n. aid Posit tion one stake close to s shrub or hed but outside the perim dge meter of the root-ball. shade and irrigation sys Trees.

2. shall be legibly ta agged with a durable. Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 40 It sha be ideally suitable for outdoor app all y plication. Dam Manufactur rers’ Recom mmendations apply fer s: rtilizer. pre esence of ins sects. Planting S Schedule: the Contracto shall sub or bmit planting schedules showing proposed g s.8. er QCS 2010 . Do not plant when soil is waterlog ged or exce l essively dry or when pers o rsistent cold or drying winds are l likely to occu obtain ap proval from the Compan to vary pla ur. 1. 4. Remove re ejected trees and shrubs immediately from site at Contractor e expenses. zed Inspection: the Engineer reserves the right to inspect tree and shru es ubs either at place of on re o mpliance with requirement for names variety. 2. ny anting dates if special conditions so warrant. injuries and latent defects. herb bicides and the like strictly in s accordance with man e nufacturers’ recommend dations. grass.7 1. For all other ma s r aterials. Labels shall be securely attached moved. Planting T Time Plant during normal pla anting season for each type of plant as approved by the Engi ns d ineer. Remove containers from site wh no longer required. during intense daytime heat. g analysis.QCS 20 010 (a) (b) 10. and name of manufacture Protect materials from deterioratio during delivery and er. s. heavy winds. No planting shall be ca g arried out du uring periods of heavy ra sandsto rms.8. wa aterproof and weather res sistant label indicating i ce f the correct plant name and referenc number if applicable. or replacemen work using checklists s nt g supplied by the Engineer t r. Samples: submit sam mples of m materials fo approval. 5. analy ysis is to be provided manufactur by recogniz laboratories. Water Con nsumption Daily water requiremen for differen plant type is as shown below in Tab 10 r nt nt i ble (a) Daily water requirement will differ depending on seas and part y son ticular type of ground o cove and shrub species. nd plant. growth or o site befor planting. condit tion of root s systems. hen r 3. or group of plan or container of the sa ch g nts ame species variety. 6. September and mid-Ma When spec condition warrant a variance to the planting time and co cial ns onditions. ch g talled at no a additional co and all co ost onditions and obligations such as d s the planting will be inst maintenanc and warra ce anty remain t same as specified he the erein 3. s. obs serve all p precautions. Packaged Materials: deliver packa d aged materi in unope ial ened contain ners showing weight. m on maged mate erials are to be replaced as required. an size of s. or s ain. 4.5 1. a proposed planting schedule shall be submitte to the Eng ed gineer for rev view and app proval. Plants and trees shall only be moved or p s s e planted betw ween midr ay. Give the Engineer 48 hours n 4 notice befor commenc re cing plantin ng. 1. In suc cases. er be r Labels: Eac plant. to verify com ts size and qu uality.8.6 1. The type of rubbe ties shall b chain look or strap or twist look or equivalent. and p palms. and not rem 1. the rer’s analysis will be acc eptable. planting da ates for eac type of planting to be approve by the E ch ed Engineer taking into consideration season limitation on p planting seas sonal plants. For stan or ndard produ ucts. Transplant ting Plants Certificates provide ma s: anufacturer’s or supplier certified analysis for fe s r’s ertilizer mate erials and other subst tantiating tha materials c at comply with specified req s quirements. b a while stored in site. 5. maintenance.

e . same as af installatio QCS 2010 . Percolation Test Proced n dure: (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) One day prior to the test the pit/bed shall be filled with water.8. a percolation te shall be carried out and draina est t age holes augured if required. p e ore The pit / bed are half filled wi th water and the level is indicated wit tape on th marker d th he bar. Plants shall be placed so that the en ced o backfill mix level at which they were set with res e rounding ground level be efore installat tion is the spect to surr fter on.8.8 1 Percolatio Test on Fill each pl lanting pit wi irrigation water and ensure that th water can drain away In case ith e he n y. boreholes shall be augured ( No/tree pit or 10 m pit/ he on b (2 spac cing in plantin beds).5 m depth of borehole until the h e test i passed. is 2 1. other rwise allow for more sa leaching effects to f alt e happ pen. of poor drainage. Ta able 10: Peak Daily Water Requireme k ents Plant Type Palms La arge trees Small trees Ground cover Seasonals S Hedges La arge shrub Sm shrub mall grass Daily Water Re equirement 120 ltr/day/palm 0 m 80 lt tr/day/per tree 60 ltr/day/tree 0 10 ltr/day/m2 0 10 ltr/day/m2 0 12 ltr r/day/m lengt th 20 ltr/day/plant 8 ltr/day/plant l 12-18 ltr/day/m2 1. If a p bed fail th percolatio test. b n xture has bee firmly plac around the root ball. If the water leve drops by 20 mm. Te ng ests shall rep peat at each 0. when ers o prec cipitation rate exceeds 1 e 12mm. The test is monit tored over a period of on hour. h A ma arker bar is placed in the pit/ bed befo the test is performed .9 1 2 Installation for Trees and Shrubs n a s Plants shall be handled carefully a d and arranged so they tak full advan d ke ntage of the individual of hip p character o each plant in relationsh to other plants. or ne el 2 more within that time the pit/ bed passes.QCS 20 010 (b) Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 41 Durin Rain: Irr ng rigation syst tem feeding drip emitte shall be switched off. Plants shall be placed in the centr of each pi set plumb and held in place until sufficient re it.

QCS 20 010 3 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 42 Ball and bu urlap plants shall have tw s wine. Bermuda or other ty as speciified by the Engineer a ype age of 12 months. A chafing gua shall be used were th wire is in c and ard u he contact with the tree.1 1 GRASS Materials a Product and ts Grass Stolons: Paspalum vaginatu um. The wire shalll be anchor to the th red tree at a po equal or greater than one half of its height. an damaged or broken ro e ny oots shall y a d. with root of suff m ficient develo opment that will suppor growth. ble s be carefully trimmed and removed Plants in biodegradab of organiic containers may be installed wi the container in place . Burl ap wrapping shall not be pulled out from under the earth ball. The dia ameter of th saucer he 150 mm high earth sa he should be larger than and outside th backfilled area.8. The dia 50 e r med ameter of the saucer should be la arger than an outside the backfilled area. A flag shall be securely fastened to oint n e each guying wire. Trees 1. tamped lightly and watered. Sprigs shall be s obtained fro heavy an dense turf free from weeds. ith A 100 to 15 mm high earth saucer shall be form around individual pl ants. nd a After planting. plastic and wire ties remo p w oved from th tops of he the earth b after back soil has been placed to approxim ball kfill d mately two th hirds of the ball depth. e positioned close to the tree on the windward side. Backf filling around plant shall be complete in 150 mm layers d ed m r d g e after water has drained away. t Trees 1.8 t 2. The tree shall be held firm to the sta with a double stra of wire. tamped lightly and wat tered. metal. 2 QCS 2010 . 4 5 6 7 8 9 1.8 m tall shall be helld in place with one (1) bracing stake The stake shall be to w b e. s b ping where necessary n and shrubs shall be protected agaiinst wind and sun with burlap wrapp or directed to ensure sa atisfactory es stablishment of plant. plants sh be guyed or staked as required or directed by the Engine Trees hall d a o y eer. The top of th root ball should be en ced he s 100 mm be elow the top of the planti ng pit. A 100 to aucer shall b formed around the pa be alm.9. The stake shall be driven ve b ertically into firm ground taking care n to injure the roots. f t not t l mly ble ng The tree shall be shall be held firm in place with a doub stand of wire Chafin guards e he ontact with th tree. shall be used where the wire is in co held firmly in place with three (3) gu n uying lines of double o Trees taller than 2. t rt minimum a Submit cert tification for grass specie es. Sprigs shall be pl s lanted at 15 mm apar in both 50 rt directions. The b out limitation of time between harvestin and planting of sprigs shall be 24 h f ng hours. Sprigs that have b om nd f. 1.5 m shall be h e uidistantly ar round the tree.10 1 2 Installation of Palms n Palms shal be lifted an moved wit a crane or other approved method to avoid any damage ll nd th r y to any part of the palm. Before planting. They shall be 5 to 15 mm long witho adhering soil. Grass sprig shall be provided as healthy living stems st gs s tolons or rhiz zomes with attached roots includ ding two to th hree nodes.5 m tall shall be held in place with two (2) bracing stake placed on opposite to d w es sides. Palms shall be placed in the centr of each pi set plumb and held in place until sufficient re it. Plants sup pplied in non n-biodegrada able containers shall be removed i n such a way as to e w prevent damage to plan or root sys nt stem. w been expose to heat ed and excessive drying will be rejec cted. The wire shall be a e anchored with ground strand wire placed equ stakes driv into firm ground outs ven side the eart saucer. The sta shall be driven verti e e s ake e ically into d e T mly ake firm ground taking care not to injure the roots. The pit shall be backfilled with specified mixture to p b h m approximat tely two third of depth of the root ball.2 t 1.9 1. Backfilling ds d d B around plant shall be completed in 150 mm la c n ayers after water has dra w ained away. b n backfill mix xture has bee firmly plac around the root ball.

Apply fertilizer. a ng analysis. For all other materials. Add organ fertilizer or inorganic fertilizer a recommen approved rates. and name of manufactur rer. p purity. Ra to true. herbicides.3 1 2 Soil Prepa aration Final cultiv vation of plan nted areas: r remove ston and fill eroded areas with fresh topsoil in nes e s case found d. he Deliver pac ckaged mate erials in unop pened conta ainers showin weight. On-site seeding shall be do in the g one of ed s wn te m2. Provide ce ertificate of compliance from author c rity having ju urisdiction in ndicating approval of fertilizer an herbicide composition and mixtures. Damaged m materials are to be replac as requir e ced red. presence o the Engineer. lightly and u nal uniformly firm soil and m ake e e. tent. not le ss than 2 ye ears old.9.9. even surface removing stones more than 25 y nic c at nded and mm in any dimension. form bundled and packa d aged in acco ordance with standard trade practices. analysis is to be prov r vided by re ecognized laboratories s. eas 3 1. palms. instructions observe all precautions Remove containers fro site when no longer re Co-ordinate with instal e llation of un nderground sprinkler sys s stem piping and watering heads. Do not deliver sprigs quantities wh q hich is more than can be spread a and planted within 24 hours. en Turf shall b of a unifo be orm size in w width and len ngth. free of weeds an undesirab native e nd ble grass.2 1 2 3 Workmans ship Provide ma anufacturer's or supplier certified analysis for grass and fe s r's a g ertilizer mate erials and other data substantiatin that mater ng rials comply with specifie requireme ed ents. Broken pads or pa with unev ends n ads ven will not be a acceptable. Final cultivation of seed grass ar ded reas: after fin grading. the ma anufacturer's analysis s will be ac cceptable.9. e reduce top 100 mm to fine tilts. and the like strictly in accordance with manufacturers' s a s. 4 5 6 7 8 1. 1. For standard prod ducts. at ome wet. The see mixture shall be sow at the rat of 35 g/m Grass seed mixtures shall be listed by sch hedule with in nformation as follows: (a) bota anical name QCS 2010 . ar Supplier/Gr rower shall be a Qata based company or equivalent specializing in the c g production/ /propagation of the work of this sectio on. c om n equired. or otherwise damaged willl not be acce d eptable.QCS 20 010 3 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 43 Turf shall b strongly ro be ooted. Only turf that is capable of v igorous grow and deve y c wth elopment whe laid shall be used. shru and grou ubs undcover. and in mouldy.5 1 Seeding Grass see shall be the lates season’s crop and shall be d ed e st delivered in original n sealed pa ackages be earing the producer’s guaranteed analysis for percen d ntage of mixtures. Coordinate with installa e ation of trees . s. weed seed cont d nert materia Seed tha has beco al.4 1 2 Delivery Deliver gra in stolons or sprigs f ass s. Protect materials fr rom deterior ration during delivery w g while stored on site. nd c Submit sam mples of materials for app proval. Obtain app proval of prep pared soil are before seeding.9. 1. Installer shall have a minimum of 5 years experience and ap pproved by th Engineer.

shrubs.9. 3 4 5 QCS 2010 . er r Fill low patc ches and low areas with dune sand as final levelling.9.18 above. 1. fer n Roll carpet grass with a use of wate drum roller to compact lightly. levels. or und s aggregate finish area by appr as roved plastic mowing strips fixed to manufacturer's d dations. and Completio d on During est tablishment of grass are eas ensure that sufficie water is applied to maintain ent healthy gro owth. soil th m Repeat cultivation in ar reas where e equipment us for haulin and sprea sed ng ading soil mixture has d compacted subsoil.17 & 1. Separate g grassed plant ting bays (pla anting separ rator) from ad djacent grou covers. Carry out watering u o ler d oil using sprinkl until full depth of topso is saturated. Cutting. Scarify tops to a dept of 100 mm where soil mixture is placed. Co-ordinate works with irrigation ins e staller and ut tility inspectio prior to t ons this work. op o 1. cut (f % first cut) to a height of a approximately 40 mm using mow wing machine in prefere nce to cuttin knives.3. e s Prepare su ub-soil and el liminate unev areas an low spots. Spread see evenly at rate of 1 kg/ m2 (or as stated on supplier’s cat ed /30 s talogue and approved a by the Engineer) applie in two equ sowings in transverse directions. w a Irrigate ade equately to saturate the to 100mm of soil. Mow (subsequent cuts) to keep gra at approx ) ass ximately 50 mm height.QCS 20 010 (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) Se ection 28 common name prop portion by we eight Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 44 minimum percen ntage of pure seed e minimum percen ntage of germ mination max ximum percen ntage of wee seed ed 2 3 4 Do not sow if soil is waterlogged or excessively dry or when persistent d w n drying winds are likely to occur. f es ng fter a fertilize area covered by grass with sulphate of ammonia at the rate of 30 gm/m2 then water th o t horoughly. Make chang d ges in grade gradually to blend slopes into level areas. profiles and contours. recommend When 90% of area is covered by grass.6 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 on arpet Grass Preparatio and Installation of Ca se Verify that prepared soil mixture bas is ready to receive the work of this section. L ed ual e Lightly harrow or rake and water. ven nd e Maintain lines.7 1 2 Watering. m Remove so from hard surfaces and leave the site in a clean and tidy co oil d s ondition.3. Placing soil mixture: ref to section 1. Af cutting. One day b before sowing apply inorg g rganic fertiliz at the rat of 50 gm/ 2 over gra areas zer te /m ass and water i in.

and fertility suitable to proper plan growth. su m upplementing mulch. all plants and tu shall be in a healthy and living he e urf a n condition. removin dead or broken tip growth by pruning. as directed. n bour. Treatment for disease or pest shall be in accord o dance with Clause 1. positiv agitation methods.2 1 Plant Main ntenance du uring the Est tablishment Period t Maintenanc of plants shall inclu ce s ude straighte ening plants tightening stakes and guying s. equipm ment and ma aterials to provide all necessary lab comply with this operation. Amended a agriculture soil shall be a added to ma aintain finished ground le evels and to maintain earth sauc cers. rem moving and r replacing unhealthy plan pesticide treatment and other nts. co ve ontrolled appl lication press sure and me etering gauge es.11. a trained and certified mes ary ve e d operative s shall apply th required p he pesticide in accordance with the reco a ommendatio of the ons manufactur rer. Weed cont and debr removal s trol ris shall be routi inely perform by the C med Contractor. 2 1. g material. w weeding. e a horticultura operations necessary for proper plant growth and keep al s ping the Site neat in e appearance The Contractor shall p e. Serious settlement affecting the setting /lev of the pllant in relatio to the s e vel on depth at wh hich it was gr rown will req quire replanting in accordance with Cllause 1.10.5. When there is mo than one plant estab ore e blishment pe eriod. the boundaries of the planted areas cov s vered for eac period sha be detaile ch all ed. prote ecting plant areas from erosion. Throughout the mainten nance the Co ontractor sha continue a fertiliser pr all rogramme to maintain o nt soil nutrients.10 1.QCS 20 010 1.1 1 WARRAN NTEE. W Written calend dates sh be furnis dar hall shed to the Engineer for the beginning of the E r plant estab blishment pe eriod.11 1. ent hall fect until the end of the warranty e commence The plant establishme period sh be in eff period.1 1 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 45 APPLICA ATION OF PESTICID DE General Re equirements s When pest ticide becom necessa to remov a disease or pest. MA AINTENAN NCE AND HANDOVE H ER Plant Esta ablishment and Warrant Period a ty Upon subs stantial comp pletion of lan ndscaping works as approved by the Engineer. When plan nting operatio extend o ons over more th one season or there is a variance to the han e planting tim mes. re epairing wra apping. the plant e establishment period for maintainiing installed plants in a healthy gro f owing condit tion shall e. the pla establishm ant ment periods shall be furnished for work comp r pleted. h Watering shall be cond ducted regula to mainta an adequ arly ain uate supply o moisture within the of w root zone. Prior to app plication the Contractor s shall submit a pesticide tr reatment plan to the Engineer. application of tree wo ound dressi ng. maintaining edges of plant beds an earth sauc watering. 2 3 4 5 6 QCS 2010 . maintaining plant la abels. n 2 3 1. ng g nd cers. At the end of th warrantee period. Grass and G weeds shall not be allowed to reach a height of 50 mm in any tree basin or around any plant h f n ng y before bein completely removed.11. Hydraulic e equipment shall be prov vided for liqu applicatio of pesticid uid on des with a le proof eak tank. i ncluding the root growth.10. salinity control.

miss sing or defec ctive plant ma aterial or turf shall be rep f placed. the Engine will dire the Cont . 2 3 4 1. guy wi ires and wra ppings from plants as dir rected by the Engineer. t A final insp pection. sha be undert all taken by the Engineer t determine that the e to e deficiencies noted in the prelimin s nary inspection have be een correcte The time for this ed. the s er n area shall b watered well be w The Contra actor shall maintain lawn for not les than the period stated below and longer as m ns ss p required to establish an acceptable lawn. if re equired. The plant e establishmen and warra nt anty period will end with this inspect w tion provided that the d Contractor has complie with the w ed work require under Cla ed ause 1. fertilis sing.11.11. n Seeded law areas sha be mainta wn all ained through three (3) maintenance cuttings but not less m e than sixty (60) days afte substantia completion er al n.3 1 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 46 Replaceme Plants during the E ent d Establishmen Period nt A survey o the landsc of caping works shall be ca s arried out fif (50) days after accep fty s ptance of substantial completion. th Contracto shall app maintena additional f fertiliser shall be added when grass is dry. g g QCS 2010 . Pr nt rior to inspec ction treat th hese areas w with an application of approved p pre-emergent herbicide. 2 3 4 5 6 7 1. Remove stakes. e inspection shall be esta ablished in w writing. Any required. The tiime for this inspection sh be estab n hall blished in writing. Weed plan beds and saucers. If e he or ply ance fertiliser after the s second mow wing.12 1. Following the survey.11. also comply with the fol Dead.11. a operations as required to establish a smooth ac cceptable law free of ero wn oded or bare areas. The quantity an types of plants installe and the acceptability of the plants shall be det nd p ed o s termined. Repllaced plants will be of the same s size and spec cies as origin nally specifie ed. e Complete r remedial mea asures as dir rected by the Engineer. Plants reviewed that exhibit que r at estionable remove and replace all plants deter abilities to survive will be tagged b the Contra by actor in the presence of the Enginee and be p er after an addit tional twenty five (25) da to determ y ays mine accepta ance or rejec ction. The Contractor shall y llowing requiirements. trimming and other ng. Afte application of the fertiliser. eer ect tractor to d rmined as de ead. The reviewed a Contractor shall make reasonable e r efforts to stab bilise the qua of the ta ality agged plants.4 1 Lawn Main ntenance du uring Plant E Establishme Period ent Maintenanc shall con ce nsist of wate ering. . weedin mowing.QCS 20 010 1.5 1 Final Acce eptance Prior to the completion of the plan establishm e n nt ment period. All replacem ment planting shall be at the Contrac g ctor’s expense. a preliminar inspection shall be ry n undertaken by the Engineer. 2 1.12. e Repair dam mages cause while mak ed king plant or turf repairs.1 1 MAINTEN NANCE General Maintenanc Personne to have ex ce el: xperience in Qatar based landscape contracting company d specializing in installing and plantin g. Sprigged a and turfed la awn areas sh be main hall ntained throu two (2) m ugh maintenance cuttings e but not less than thirty (30) days aft substantia completion s ( ter al n.1.

w g n maintenance works upon planting m Duration of maintenanc period: m f ce e material and irrigation installations shall be ca s arried-out by the Contractor for the time period o 400 days from the y t of date of issu of primary handover c ue y certificate. as: by Tags. o h consequences on the C Contractor and the Engineer may take action the maintenance work. 6 7 8 Plant repla acement: all dead and un d nhealthy plan shall be removed imm nts mediately. fertilization. t ng. nd s pe. thinning. r m 9 10 11 12 13 QCS 2010 . The Main Contractor st f ction and n payment shall be no shall bear all the cos implicatio ns arising from this ac ain or s e actor that processed until the Ma Contracto processes the payment due to the new contra carried out the work. top . During the works: the premises sh be kept neat and orderly at all tim including storage hall n mes g her s. weeding. repla anting.QCS 20 010 2 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 47 Maintenanc Manual: upon comp ce pletion of de efects and li iability perio and prior to final od. Dela in pruning and maintai ning trees. m p-dressing. irriga ation. to the Contrac ctor. Labe els: nursery stakes and t ties shall be removed from all plants. to me Cont the C Contractor. ) terproof maintenance manual. In addition the Cont tractor shall be liable to Penalties as f b P follows: (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) Dela in cutting and maintain ay a ning grass. weed control. diseas control. prunin repairs. re-s sprigging. The minimum req quirements f fertilizer application pr for a rogram are a per Table 11 & 12. edging. inclu uding but necessarily limited to: y (a) pruning. trimmin ng. If delay in replac cing dead pla is more th 6 days the Engineer will reserve the right ant han t r e C m nt recover from the Main to hire another Contractor to replant the missing plan and shall re tractor such costs incurre thereby fr ed rom any mon nies due. wat e. acceptance provide the company with four (4) copies of a bound. shrubs. ntrol. thinning. pesticide. fungicide an herbicide applications by plant typ . iinsect contro pest con se ol. actor shall ex xecute the re equire mainte enance work in accordan with the approved k nce a The Contra maintenanc program / schedule w ce without any de elay and to the satisfactio of the Eng on gineer. mowing. The manua shall conta seasonall irrigation water and fert al ain w tilizer applica ation rates. or w m es which become due. or w which becom due. In the event t the Contract fails to c tor carry out the work speci e ified. ay Dela in applying fertilizer an soil amend ay g nd dment. Cleanliness the Cont s: tractor shall maintain all materials installed and keep the site clean d s during main ntenance. Dela in cutting and maintain ay a ning ground cover plants c Dela in pruning and maintai ning hedges ay s. t the Contract must car out the m tor rry maintenance work as it has on t scheduled and direct by the Engine Failure to do so will have severe c y eer. palms that do not show a healthy growth within 90 days shall be replaced. as The manuals sha be both in Arabic and English all n 3 4 (b) (c) 5 Penalty for Non-Perform r mance/ Dela Due to the nature of th soft lands ay: e he scaping and the effect the public ap ppearance. Public Work Autho ority shall employ per rsons other than the Con t ntractor’s staff to carry ou the work a shall reco ut and over from the Contrac ctor such co osts incurred thereby from any monie due. areas for plants and oth materials Rubbish: i including debris resulting from hortic g cultural works shall be re emoved from the site m daily as the work progre e esses. Maintenanc Manual shall also include in detail all general land ce g dscape maintenance procedures for soil and all types o planting gr s d of roups being part of this project. Paved Area shall be kept clean b sweeping and / or hosing. p insecticide.

s. tid y and well cared for an the collec d ear c nd ction and dis sposal of rubbish and litter of al sorts from paths. true to species o s. d ts spec cies. it must be me he p be a k eeting the proje ect's requirem ments as per the specific r cations. 1. the Co ontractor is responsible for maintaining and repla acing the sea asonal flower till the end of the contr rs d ract. Cultivation: keep beds clear of we : eed by cultiv vating and us of approv se ved herbicides. equivalent trees. Surfaces fo palms and trees shal l not be dug deep. trees. b unhealthy or vandalize during th maintena ed he ance period with approv ved.2 1 Appearanc of the Ground ce The grass. wor rkforce and adequate a he ance works herein specified to be carr ried out from the date m equipment to perform th maintena ance of the project by the Engine until com eer mpletion of the 400 da ays plant of accepta establishment period. number of plants pe m2. ved 2 The ground shall appe neat. Fork over beds a necessary to keep soiil loose. All t the agricultu ural process ses to be under the supervision a u and approva of the al Engineer. Defects: re emove and immediately replace tr y rees. All th supplied plants shall b healthy and not weak or dead. shrubs or plants found to be dead. Provide ma aintenance of the planted areas from date of pro o d m ovisional acce ceptance until the end of the main ntenance per riod and finall acceptance e. and observation in an approv form. plantin date. The contractor shall submiit for appro oval by the Engineer th seasona flowers he al repla acement dur ring mainten nance period contains information about plant genus. g normal hort (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) The contractor sh plant the seasonal flo hall e owers during normal plan g nting season n. shrubs or plants. Durin the main ng ntenance pe eriod. on the contrary the saucers shall be or d g s maintained as shallow as possible and surro d w e ounding grou und cover o grass sha not be or all allowed to reach the tre ee. lawn and beds shall be p ll m ns s part of the Contractor C or tes. responsibilities and he shall allow fo it in his rat Fallen leav and smal bark and tw ves ll wigs debris shall be cultivated in to th soil if app s he proved by the Engineer. repla r er ng acement dat replacements type te. as y Fertilizer: to be applied for all plants as specified in the Table 11 below: o s d 3 4 5 6 7 8 QCS 2010 .12. shrub and other plants shal thrive and the Contrac bs r ll ctor shall car out all rry ticultural ope erations to en nsure coming about.QCS 20 010 14 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 48 Personnel: the Contra actor shall s separately lis of the per st rsonnel.

with tree wound dressin QCS 2010 . The wo ood shall period. Topiar shall be trimmed with specific stee wire frame to match ear ry el designed to opiary. g ake Use clean sharp tools and ma cuts clea and flush without leav an ving stubs. b a ain er 10 Pruning pa to be app aint proved aspha based co alt ommercial pa (Tree sea or equal approved) aint al a prepared fo tree surge containin g fungicide and shall be applied to a tree/shru wound or ery a any ub large then 20 mm. r anches along trunks. 11 (c) 12 13 Remove Bu urlap Wrapping from palm when new leaves show vigorous gr m w w rowth. The geometrical patterns sha be trimmed using stret g all tched ropes and high guides to m maintain shap personne l. Pruning of Hedges and Topiary: all shall be trim mmed every four weeks d f during high vegetation ery eks e cies.QCS 20 010 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 49 Table 11: Fertilizer applicat tion schedule during main e ntenance per riod Typ of Plant pe Grass G 20 g/m2 Monthly M 20 g/m2 Monthly M 20 g/m2 every 2 e Month M Aft plug ter ae eration Gr round cover c 25 g/m2 5 Monthly 25 g/m2 5 Monthly Sea asonal Hed dges 25 g/m2 5 Mo onthly 25 g/m2 5 Mo onthly Date palms Trees 25 g/m2 Monthly 25 g/m2 Monthly 200 g/3 times Shrubs 25 g/m2 Monthly 25 g/m2 Monthly 40 g/3 times Item Ty of ype fertilizer U Urea/ Ammonium S Sulfate NPK Slow Re elease Fe ertilizer O Organic Fe ertilizer 1 30 g/m2 1Kg/T g Tree every Mon nthly 6 Month 30 g/m2 1 Kg/T g Tree every Mon nthly 6 month 500 g Feb and May 2 3 NA NA NA N 4 Ev very 6 month m Be efore pla anting Eve 6 ery Mo onth Jan & May n J & May Jan & May Jan 9 The Contra actor shall prune the plan as follows nts s: (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) At appropriate time to remo ove dead or dying and diseased w r wood and su uckers. Cut b back to living tissue. e . eve two wee in case of excessive growth of certain spec never appe after trimming. ties. and guards. Limit amount of pruning to p minim mum necess sary to enco ourage prope growth an not to cha er nd ange natural habit of shap pe. Pai shall cov all exposed cambium as well as other expos living int ver m sed tissue. Pres serve the natural characte Do not remove leader or small bra er. prom Dres cut ends exceeding 25 mm diamet with appro ss e 5 ter oved tree wo ound dressing. Apply tree wound dressing or fungicide on all pruned stems to avo infection. pe (a) (b) Trimming of topia shall be d ary done in acco ordance with designed sh hapes. to mote healthy growth and n natural shap pe. g Cuts scars and bruises shalll be shaped as not to reta any wate s. rubbing of ba Cut back damaged b bark and treat wound ng. d r oid . are d Cut b back dead stems to just above healthy buds (mo onthly). Adjust ties if necessary to prevent r y ark. Tree Stake check condition of sta es: akes. Wher hedges re designed con ntinuity of he edge shall be maintained. Replace brok R ken or missing items.

ke e e e Weeding: (a) (b) Rem moval of wee is to be done on a weekly bas for both Dicotyledon ed sis nous and Monocotyledonous weeds. g (c) (d) (e) 16 Pest and disease contr the Contr rol: ractor shall check plants material and take remed action c d dial as appropr riate and in accordance w manufac a with cturer's recommendation Applicatio of pest ns. nd n 17 18 1. nd maintenanc period ga ce assed areas in a healthy condition. the Con ntractor shal l change the mowing e ction each tw mowing op wo perations. n done in the evening or early mornin e ng.3 1 Grass Maintenance Maintain g grassed area immediate after pla as ely acement unt grass is w til well establis shed and exhibits a vigorous gro owing condiition. Fung gicides or Insecticides shall not be performed during the day to avoid leaf burns application shall be s b d s. use of blunt blades will not s mow produce even shape. Cultivating / Hoeing: cu ultivating sha consist of scarifying th top 80-10 all f he 00mm of planting bed w emoved. the law mowers shall be in proper conditio and there shall not wn s on e eakage of oil or petrol on the grass areas. areas will b accepted upon 100% c coverage be Defects: re e-cultivate an re-seed b nd bare areas and areas of dead gras At the en of the a o ss. ng appr Gras cuttings to be collected prior to disposal on top of a shade n not direc on top ss o d net ctly grass 2 3 4 (c) (d) (e) QCS 2010 . w The mowing must be done iin one direct tion. direc The contractor must ensure the remov e ving of the grass cuttin ng's products and all s y e rass mowing and dump g ped to an garbage properly and in the same day after the gr roved dumpin yard. s Befo every mow ore wing. For mowing operations only cylindrical lawns mowers are to be used..12. the blades of wers shall be always sha to have proper cutti e arp ing. thin or bald areas. and inste shall be put in a fresh directly to avoid spread ead a ding and falling of ds. Continue maintena ance until fin acceptance. the gra areas are to be checked for prese ass e ence of any weeds. Mowing: cu grass regu ut ularly during the growing season to maintain a he m eight of appro oximately 50 mm. usi approved mechanica l cylindrical mowers. with full cover w rage of grass without s. The weeding da ates shall be mentioned by the Contractor and the work to be done e er ervision and approval of the Engineer's ac d ccording to the site unde the supe requirements as per the relev vant weeding activity record form. only trained pers n sonnel are allowed to a be le mow the grass areas.QCS 20 010 14 15 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 50 Raking: rak gravel to even surface and remove any litter. seed ontrolling Dic Herb bicides can be used for co b cotyledonous weeds. so lumps of soil are all less than 50 mm and all weeds are re Iron Deficie cy ency: plants prone to i ron and/or trace elements deficienc shall be checked s t monthly an diluted iron applied as required... ing d m (a) (b) Mow wing of the grass areas must be do g one to keep the height of the grass at 3cm s minim mum and 5 cm maximum c m. d Provide ma aintenance of the grassed areas as specified belo from date of handing over until o d s ow e the end of t maintena the ance period.. on control sch hedule is re equired and approval from site eng gineer is ne eeded. Turf nal be eing as appro oved by the E Engineer. Wee have to be removed w roots an shall not be left on gras areas for any eds b with nd b ss reason.

Immediately after fertilization . Rak to remov matted ke ve and dead g grass and roo ots (a) (b) First the Contra actor has to mow the lawns as no ormal and th hen use sca arification mach hine to loose and thin th root zone en he Direc ction of scari ifying shall b e alternated at each scarifying sessio on. 7 Verticutting shall be do every 6 m g one months and immediately followed by watering an rolling. y y nd Speed of s scarifying shall be to the manufacturer’s specific e cations. 6 Plug Aerati ion: (a) (b) (c) (d) Plug aeration mu be done b using specific machine (Aerators) ust by es ). Fertilization is to be done imm mediately aft the mowin operations ter ng s. The grass growin along the tree barns is to be trimm and prop ng s med perly maintained. utrients applic cation or mic – nutrient is to be cro ts appli when req ied quired. The Contractor must be ac ccurate durin edging's operation a ng and shall maintain a cons stant distance of 5 cm be tween the gr e rass and the garden kerb bstone. Edg s ges shall be trimmed manually and ma aintained nea and tidy. Vertical trim s V shall be done using manu lawn trim e ual mmer Clipp cted otherwise by the pings shall be raked off a taken aw from site unless direc and way e Engineer. Inorganic fe ertilizer: (a) (b) (c) (d) The grass areas are to be fertilized on s nce a month. this has to be done under the o u Engineer's appro oval and supe ervision. perform soil percola ation test and prepare d remedy rep for the Engineer app roval. QCS 2010 . appr Unde no circum er mstances the grass shall be allowed to grow dow the road kerbstone t wn k or along the walk kways. after watering us sing a light ro oller as required. n o wed ys. 5 Edging and Trimming: d (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) Along with the mowing opera m ations the edges of the gr rass areas a to be trim are mmed with roved trimmin machines ng s.QCS 20 010 (f) (g) (h) (i) Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 51 Whe mowing strip is not pro ere s ovided. follow by rolling after 2 day Aera ation shall be done immed e diately after hard mowing to a depth o 12 cm min g of nimum. 8 9 10 11 Water gras to prevent grass and s oil from dryin out. A pa from those mentioned. The edging must be done un der the supe t ervision and approval of t Engineer a the r. edge shall be tr es rimmed with an appropria weedate eater machine. proper wett ting is to be done to disso d olve the fertilizer. macro – nu art e . The Contractor shall subm a schedu about mowing oper mit ule m ration containing the mow wing operatio record ea on ach week for all the sea r ason in an a approved form by the Engineer. To h have an effective growth aeration of the grass shall be don once in every four h f s ne e mont ths Immediately after aeration & scarification fertilization with NPK + urea has to be done n. Gras shall be mowed in p ss parallel strips at regular speed. The edging dates shall be m mentioned by the Contrac for each month of th year in y ctor he an approved form by the Eng m gineer. ss ng Percolation in a case of visibly poo soil draina n: o or age. curves to be smooth to ce at c s entres. port E Rolling: roll grass.

Table 12: Monthly Inorga anic Fertiliza ation applicat tion for grass s Mo onths January Februa ary March h April May June July Augus st September October Novem mber Decem mber Mixture Proportions 2 P s/m 32 g NP + 8 g Ure PK ea 20g NP + 20 g Ure PK ea 20g NP + 20 g Ure PK ea 20g NP + 20 g Ure PK ea 24 g NP + 16 g Ure PK ea 36 g NP + 4 g Ure PK ea 36 g NP + 4 g Ure PK ea 36 g NP + 4 g Ure PK ea 36 g NP + 4 g Ure PK ea 32 g NP + 8 g Ure PK ea 32 g NP + 8 g Ure PK ea 32 g NP + 8 g Ure PK ea 12 13 14 15 Sprinklers level: all pop p-up grass s sprinklers / heads shall be adjusted to be flush with final h b grade and 25 cm below edge of gra w ass. one year before treatm The commercial nam of each product . p the spread The date of product a and expiry. The chemic residues of each prod cal duct on plant or soil . he ability with other pestic (b) (c) (d) All th pesticides shall be d he delivered to the site in th original. The me s n urer's recom mended dos sage for eac plant. The contractor shall submit catalogue's data and literature's o manufactu s s of urers and supp pliers. it must contains inf t formation's about : a (i) (ii) (iii) The chemical name. The Contr ractor shall inform the Engineer rega arding the used NPK conte ents and any observation in a period y ns dical manner approved b the Engine r by eer. Th mixing ts he h cides or fertilizer's. They must be wea m aring a proper working cloth . all products must be pro a oduced no more than m b ment and not expired. Protect sow areas with warning s wed signs during maintenance period. The contractor sh arrange for an inspection request prior to app hall plication. The Contra nd d s d actor has be p to en nsure all the safety condiitions for his staff. u t he unopened containers bear ring the manu ufacturer's g uarantee and all the necessary inform mation's of usage. formula's description . s structure and concentration of the ac d ctive ingredients with ding and emu ulsion materi ials of each product. and th LD 50 . The work shall d w performed an supervised at all times by qualified personnel . ne es r . Th safety period after ch he manufactu treatment . gloves and put mas k's during tre hes a eatment. Grass shall be replace immediat ed tely after sh howing signs of deterior s ration or bare spots.QCS 20 010 (e) Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 52 The used mixtur must be d re done according to the fo ollowing prop portions show in the wn Table 12 below. u QCS 2010 . e Hard mowing: to be don three time per year to 5 mm prior to aeration. Pesticide a application: (a) st Application of Pe esticides mus be undert taken by an experienced staff.

Acco ording to the activity pe e eak of the pests in Qata . a cts e e In Februar The contr ry. the Contract tor shall ap pply a mixtu of insec ure cticides cons sisting of a a gicide. the Contr s ractor may use the pest u ticide's holde with multi nozzle's er i for application.QCS 20 010 (e) (f) (g) (h) Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 53 The treatment must be done at early morning or be m e m efore sun se water sha not be et. applyin program t be approv and supe ng to ved ervised by the Engineer. appli only at le The contractor must not sp pray pesticid des during windy and rainy weath her. systemic and contact i nsecticides addition to a general fung In Septem mber. all ied east 24 hours after treatm s ment. appr The contractor must keep n m newly treated area's wit pesticides off limit as per the th s s r ations. The contractor must not applly all pesticid mentione in the spe m des ed ecification at the same appli ication to pre event the ba effects of the chemica on plants or soil. con m ntrolled appl ication pressure and mete ering gauges . he shall also ad f al s use a vary types of pesticid es alternativ s vely to avoid the pest's r resistance. e The contractor shall use the same active ingredients mentioned in the plan. from applic (i) (j) (k) (l) (ii) (iii) (iv) (m) Any occurrence of infectio with diffe on erent types of pests. fun ngi's and ng e hall onsible of nematodes durin the whole project's period. all ident Selection of pes sticides with a proper fo ormulation and dosage will be don by the a ne Engineer. positive agitation methods. approved e a by th Engineer who will pre he eserve the rig ghts to incre ease or decre ease the dos sage and choo the best formulations of each pes ose s sticide. rm nece (n) QCS 2010 . the Co ontractor sha apply fun all ngicide of (M Metalaxyl) in a slow n uch ules to contro the soil bo fungi's addition to ol orn release formulation su as granu eneral fungic cide and a systemic inse s ecticide to co ontrol the oth types her another ge of fungi's and the insec which are capable of being active during cold weather. ractor shall apply the sam formulatio of (Metala a me on axyl) with a mixture of another g general fung gicide and a systemic in nsecticide ta aking into tion that the Contractor shall use a different t e r types of the general e considerat fungicide and insect ticide than the previou applicatiion to avoid pest's us resistance. this to be t roved and su upervised by the Enginee er. Hydr raulic equipm ment (sprayiing machine shall be provided for liquid appli e) p r ication of pesti icide with a leak proof tank. Prior to applicat r tion the Con ntractor shall submit a pesticide's tr p reatment pla to the an Engineer. the Contractor sh be respo tifying and controlling a type of infections by using the proper pe b e esticides. two operational nozzle's to ensure a good and o g suffic cient covera age. he sh protect treated area with warn hall t a's ning tape manufacturer's recommenda proved by th Engineer showing the date of re he r e-entry in Ar rabic and and signage app English. Ideal ed ir p pressure setting shall be use to avoid ai drifting of pesticides. The contractor shall fill the pesticides treatment in a sched e s dule contains all the essary inform mation in an a approved for by the Engineer. In May. the Con ntractor shall apply the same mixtur of insectic s re cides and fungicides but he shalll use differen active ingredients to en nt nsure the be results est cation. insects. the Con ar ntractor shal do four ll preventive applic cations to ens g sure the inhibition of the pests during season as following (i) In November.

Lawn mow wers: maintenance shall be in accor rdance with manufacture rer's recomm mendation especially i regard to greasing and blades sharpening. they alter the ge es b y eneral appearance of law wns. App herbicide in accor ply es rdance with manufacturer's recom mmendation. r ke e Weeding: r remove weed as they d ds develop eithe by hand or use of app er proved select tive weed killer. Spiking and raking: on a year. e QCS 2010 . spiked or h hollow tined roller and rak to remove matted and dead grass and roots. in g d Blunt blade shall not be used. grassed area using a a. Remedy damage resulting from improper use of herbicides.QCS 20 010 16 17 18 19 20 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 54 Top dressin immedia ng: ately after pe esticide application and plug aeration spread and brush in p n d organic fert tilizer as per quantities sh hown above in Table 11 & 12. d uring the dormant period spike the g d nce d.

5. 8.13 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 55 APPEND A – LA DIX ANDSCAPI ING DETA AILS 1 Appendix A contains the details listed below: x s 1. 4. 6. 7. 9. 11. 2. 30mm / 20m Cell to Capture Surfa Water mm C ace Palm Plant ting Details Palm Tie D Details Typical Tre and Excav ee vation Details s Typical Tre Wooden Stakes Detaills ee S Small Shru Planting Details ub D Hedge Plan nting Details Large Shru Planting Details ub D Grass Plan nting Details Ground Co over Planting Details Plan for Gr round Covers s QCS 2010 . 10.QCS 20 010 1. 3.

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5. 2. Building Fo oundation Drainage P Pipes Nursery Po ot Side Walk / Kerbs and Cart Paths Greens / Tr rees New Applic cations Undergroun Tank nd QCS 2010 . 7.QCS 20 010 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 57 1.14 APPEND B – LA DIX ANDSCAPI ING DETA AILS 2 Appendix B contains the details listed below: x s 1. 3. 4. 6.

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QCS 20 010 Se ection 28 Part 1 La andscape Planting Page 59 EN O F PAR ND RT QCS 2010 .