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Conifers are commonly planted in North America to provide year-round screening, as windbreaks or as focal trees in the landscape.
Solid waste educational materials produced by CWMI are available to help people make informed decisions about managing wastes.
Check out the links below to learn about Zero Waste Resources and learn about the Zero Waste Alliance (ZWA), whose work involves ongoing corporate consulting, industry working groups as well as in-depth research projects to identify and address barriers
The BizNGO Chemical Alternatives Assessment Protocol is a decision framework for substituting chemicals of concern to human health or the environment
Mulches provide many benefits for trees and shrubs.
The history of the Morris Arboretum can be told through its eldest trees. Every scar and abnormality present on these immense specimens inspire awe, enrich visitor experience, and provide a glimpse into the past of the gardens.
Tree defects such as co-dominant leaders, girding roots and buried trunk flares, present at time of planting, cause failures and decline long after the warrantee period has expired. Landscape architects may go to nurseries to tag trees; but often inspe
Ice or snow loads can cause branch breakage or failure of entire trees and shrubs. Branches or entire trees that fall in storms can impact homes, vehicles, power lines and block roads.
This project offers a blueprint for the ideal level of maintenance needed to keep this area of the garden aesthetically pleasing and well -kept into the future.
In response to drought conditions, urban population growth, and dwindling water supplies in Utah, Utah State University (USU) Extension implemented a study using soil moisture meters.