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Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Here's a refreshing look at tree planting and care for all tree lovers. This unique book digs into root systems to describe how they function and grow, and teaches what techniques will improve the rate of success when planting trees. It shows how to avoid the hostile effects of poor transplanting, and explains why conventional planting guidelines do not satisfy requirements for recovery when a tree suffers from transplanting shock. Planting failures from detailed illustrations demonstrate what not to do, then best practice procedures from field photos and helpful captions are presented. Included is new information on an unorthodox approach to growing and training nursery plants. Giving tips on shelterbelts, this guide shows how preventative measures can minimize the effects of harsh elements on roadside plantings. Whether you're an arboriculturist, horticulturist, landscape architect or designer, urban forester, homeowner or tree farmer, learn green thumb secrets with Successful Tree Planting and Care.Stroempl, George is the author of 'Successful Tree Planting and Care' with ISBN 9780766839434 and ISBN 0766839435.