The Cornell Guide for Planting and Maintaining Trees and Shrubs
How, When and Why
of Forest Farming
Resources to supplement online course are now available publicly.
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:
Basic Principles of Landscape Design - University of Florida factsheet.
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