The Cornell Guide for Planting and Maintaining Trees and Shrubs
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Weir, Richard III; Good, George
The Cornell Guide for Planting and Maintaining Trees and Shrubs is a benchmark text written for professional horticulturists and home owners alike. Includes reliable tips for properly selecting plants from nurseries, guidance for appropriate site selection, transplanting processes and schedules, drainage management, and soil preparation. Important tasks immediately following planting - from watering, mulching, staking and wrapping, to pruning, fertilizing and anti-desiccant application provide professionals and hobbyists with knowledge to ensure their trees and shrubs flourish and thrive. Regular maintenance practices, including tips for protecting plants during construction, and the importance of monitoring for insect and disease problems are included. Includes numerous drawings, tables, tips, historical references, and a glossary with important terms.
Cornell Cooperative Extension
caliper, soil ph, compaction, drainage, inoculum, biostimulants, mycorrhizae, desiccation, volcano mulching