GENERAL INFORMATION; GLOSSARY & EXTRA LINKS 

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Fewer pesticides available every year so here are some options when chemicals aren't available:

  • Increased Monitoring for pest/diseases
  • Good Sanitation and Good Circulation
  • Bag/Burn/Destroy
  • Hand Pick
  • Insecticidal soaps/Dormant Oil
  • Horticultural Oils where applicable
  • High Pressure Spray of water
  • Ladybugs

 

GLOSSARY SITES

For greater understanding of all those gardening terms... what is a deciduous tree anyway? Check out these glossary listings:

Glossary of Plant Terms
A Slightly Abridged Glossary of Gardening and Plant Terms

MULTI-TOPIC HORTICULTURAL SITES

These sites have pages and pages of horticultural information with plenty of Prairie references:

Technical FactSheets - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Hort Snacks - Newsletter for Alberta Agriculture & Forestry
University of Saskatchewan (GardenLine)
University of Manitoba
Wisconsin Horticulture


INTERESTING ARTICLES & TOPICS


Growing Trees from Seed/Propagating Trees from Cuttings
Diagnosing Diseases of Trees and Shrubs in the Landscape
Caring for Trees During Drought (Care for Trees in a Dry Climate)
Useful Links

  

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