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New publication:
The Cornell Guide for Planting and Maintaining Trees and Shrubs
The Cornell Guide for Planting and Maintaining Trees and Shrubs
How, When and Why
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Resources to supplement online course are now available publicly.
Cornell resources:

Online resources and publications - from the Urban Horticulture Institute (UHI)

Deer defenses - A round-up of information to help you keep deer at bay.

Mulches for landscaping - Relative merits of various natural and synthetic materials, the hazards of too much and toxic mulch.

Finger Lakes Landscapes - Landscaping for water quality in the Finger Lakes Region. Handy how-to details bankside planting practices and species to protect surface waters from erosion and runoff.

Community Forestry Factsheets - 21 factsheets on shade tree care from Monroe County CCE.

Community Forestry Program - Articles, factsheets and links from St. Lawrence County CCE.

Urban Forestry Tree Care - From Onondaga County CCE.

The Nether World of Forestry - Articles published in The NY Forest Owner, on identification and role of forest insects.

Weeds in Ornamental Plantings [1.1 MB .pdf, 1977] - Identification and control measures. See Pesticide Management Education Program and read labels for updated herbicide recommendations.

Integrated Pest Management Of Roses - Site considerations, resistant varieties, cultural practices and more.

Trees and shrub disease factsheets - From the Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic.

Protect trees from thieves - Apply homemade 'ugly mix' to discourage Christmas tree rustlers.

'Cornell Classics' - These older factsheets have withstood the test of time: Other resources:

Basic Principles of Landscape Design - University of Florida factsheet.



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