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Growing Shrubs and Small Trees in Cold Climates : (Revised and Updated Edition).

Author/Creator:
Lonnee, Debbie.
Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2011.
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1 online resource (449 pages)
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Medical care -- United States.
Medical policy -- United States.
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Summary:
This completely updated edition of "Growing Shrubs and Small Trees in Cold Climates" now features:. -more than 950 varieties proven to thrive in cold climates. -hundreds of new selections for multi-season interest. -trees and shrubs with edible fruits and berries. -guidance on exactly when, where, and how to prune. This easy-to-use guide provides all the information needed to select the trees and shrubs ideally suited to your area's growing conditions. A five-star rating system will help you choose the best plants, and detailed lists of suppliers show you where to locate them.
Contents:
Cover
CONTENTS
FOREWORD
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
INTRODUCTION
PART I. THE MOST POPULAR SHRUBS AND SMALL TREES
1. Individual Listings
Abies
Acer
Amelanchier
Aronia
Berberis
Buxus
Caragana
Cercis
Chionanthus
Clethra
Cornus
Corylus
Cotinus
Cotoneaster
Daphne
Diervilla
Euonymus
Exochorda
Forsythia
Hamamelis
Hydrangea
Ilex
Juniperus
Lonicera
Magnolia
Malus
Microbiota
Paeonia
Perovskia
Philadelphus
Physocarpus
Picea
Pinus
Potentilla
Prunus
Pyrus
Rhododendron
Rhus
Ribes
Salix
Sorbus
Spiraea
Symphoricarpos
Syringa
Taxus
Thuja
Vaccinium
Viburnum
Weigela
Wisteria
PART II. THE BASICS OF GROWING SHRUBS AND SMALL TREES
2. Selecting Shrubs and Small Trees
How Shrubs and Small Trees Grow
Buying Shrubs and Small Trees
Designing with Shrubs
Potential Uses
Basic Design Tips
3. Selecting and Preparing a Site
The Correct Site
Preparing the Site
4. Preparing the Planting Hole
What You Need to Know about Soil
Matching Shrubs and Small Trees to Soil
5. Planting Shrubs and Small Trees
Buying Shrubs and Small Trees
Buying Bare Root Plants
When to Buy Containerized Plants
Buying Balled and Burlapped Plants
Growing Shrubs in Containers
Spacing
6. Transplanting
When to Transplant
How to Transplant Shrubs and Small Trees
7. Caring for Shrubs and Small Trees
Water
Mulch
Fertilizing
Weeding
Staking
Deadheading
Pruning
Winter Protection
8. Solving Problems
Organic Disease Prevention and Insect Control
If You Must Spray
Chemical Insect and Disease Control
Physiological, Mechanical, and Nutritional Problems
Animal Problems
9. Propagating Shrubs and Small Trees
Division from Whole Plants.
Division of Suckers
Ground Layering, Soil Layering, or Pegging
Mound Layering
Stem Cuttings
Root Cuttings
Budding and Grafting
Starting Plants from Seed
Tissue Culture, Micropropagation, and In Vitro Propagation
10. Special Uses for Shrubs and Small Trees
Cut Stems for Flowers, Foliage, or Berries
Forcing
Dried Flowers, Foliage, and Stems
Fruit and Berries as Food
11. Tools and Supplies
Safety Tips
Tools and Supplies
GLOSSARY
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
L
M
N
O
P
R
S
T
U
V
W.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Rose, Nancy.
Selinger, Don.
Other format:
Print version: Lonnee, Debbie Growing Shrubs and Small Trees in Cold Climates
ISBN:
9780816678877
9780816675944
OCLC:
749264611