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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.
Mulches provide many benefits for trees and shrubs.
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.
UC has been heavily involved in research and extension efforts impacting landscape water conservation legislation for over 30 years.
Mulch is often applied in landscape planting beds for weed control, but little research has focused specifically on mulch and preemergence (PRE) herbicide combinations.
Understanding carbon footprint (CF) terminology and the science underlying its determination is important to minimizing the negative impacts of new product development and assessing positive or negative cradle-to-grave lifecycle impacts.
The purpose of a Natural Areas Land Management Plan for the Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum is to create a forward-focused systematic document that covers the most essential topics for land management.
Sound master planning for an arboretum starts with an assessment of the existing landscape and leads to an integrated package of management (longterm operations planning), design (the realization of the new visions), and maintenance (day-to-day operatio