In winter, young trees are prone to a variety of hazards. In this video, learn how you can mitigate that damage by protecting young trees from potential wildlife damage and how to effectively protect trunks from winter sunscald damage.
By: Lisa Johnson, Horticulture Outreach Specialist In this video, learn how to protect susceptible plants from snow and cold damage. This video includes how to protect woody plants and provides recommendations for proper mulching and watering that will help your plants through the fall and survive the winter. To help your landscape plants survive the […]
Proper planting techniques ensure long survival and good health of trees. This brochure shows how to correctly plant balled and burlapped trees and shrubs.
Proper pruning controls tree size, directs growth, influences flowering, and maintains tree health and appearance. Learn how in this factsheet.
Pruning controls the size of shrubs, directs growth, influences flowering, and restores plant health and appearance. Learn pruning techniques in this factsheet.
Wood mulch can contribute to tree and shrub health in many ways, but at times can be harmful. Learn more in this factsheet.
Proper soil pH allows plants to efficiently take up nutrients. Learn how to reduce high soil pH in this factsheet.
Boost your garden’s production with mulches. This publication shows when to use organic mulches, like bark or leaves, and synthetic mulches, like plastic sheets, and teaches how to apply them.
Interested in getting higher yields of fruit, want a fruit tree but don’t have much space, or just want an interesting plant as a focal point? Read this article to learn more about the classic technique of espalier…
Learn how to water woody plants to help them survive prolonged periods of drought in this article.
Micro irrigation has numerous advantages in greenhouses, orchards, vineyards, fields, lawns, and gardens. Learn about components of micro irrigation systems and benefits and drawbacks these systems provide.