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Information on choosing, planting, growing and maintaining trees and shrubs, including evergreens, walnut, butternut, and hickory trees. Tips on home orchard site selection, pruning, disease control and using trees for privacy.
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Ag Issues Breakfast
Ag Issues Breakfast - Workshops Workshops

Ag Issues Breakfast

01/15/2020

Gettysburg, PA

Free
The agricultural community is invited to join us for this informative breakfast discussion. More
Grafting Trees Workshop
Grafting Trees Workshop - Workshops Workshops

Grafting Trees Workshop

乐动体育注册Multiple Options Available

$40.00
Wanting to learn how to graft trees? Join us! More
Photo Credit: Vincent Cotrone
Container Grown Trees and Shrubs – Fix Those Roots Before You Plant - Articles Articles
There are several situations that can trigger root problems and death of your new plant. Using preventative or correctional measures will help to ensure your plant thrives. More
More than likely, this juniper did not completely harden off and several branches died. Photo: Tom Butzler, Penn State
Winter Damage of Conifers - News News

Winter Damage of Conifers

06/30/2019

Numerous calls have come into Penn State Extension offices the past several months concerning conifer death and damage. More
Employee Landscape Training: Planting, Mulching, and Watering
Employee Landscape Training: Planting, Mulching, and Watering - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
$49.00
These 10 videos help landscape businesses train beginner and seasonal employees to inspect and handle nursery stock, dig, edge, mulch, water, and stake trees. More
Employee Landscape Training: Pruning Basics
Employee Landscape Training: Pruning Basics - Tools and Apps Tools and Apps
$79.00
These 17 videos help landscape businesses train beginner and seasonal employees in pruning trees, shrubs, vines, and herbaceous plants, and apply the skills at work. More
Photo: Penn State Extension
Fruit Tree Pruning 'By the Rule' - Workshops Workshops
Learn how to prune dwarf apple and other fruit trees for maximum production. More
Removing the burlap prior to setting the balled tree. Photo: Tim Abbey, Penn State
Review of Successful Tree and Shrub Planting - News News
During my twenty-four year career, the most common tree problem that I encounter isn’t an insect or a disease—it is us. More
Pruning for Professionals
Pruning for Professionals - Workshops Workshops
Landscape professionals are invited to join us and learn the fundamentals of pruning shrubs and small trees in the landscape. More
Tree Tenders® Training - Webinar Series
Tree Tenders® Training - Webinar Series - Webinars Webinars

Tree Tenders® Training - Webinar Series

12:00 PM 01/29/2020 - 01:00 PM 03/11/2020

$40.00
Join other residents and start to restore and maintain the tree canopy in your community. More
Guia Para Plantar y Transplantar Verduras
Guia Para Plantar y Transplantar Verduras - Articles Articles
Versión en español de la Guía de Plantación y Trasplante de Hortalizas. More
Extendiendo la Temporada Productiva con Túneles Altos
Extendiendo la Temporada Productiva con Túneles Altos - Articles Articles

Extendiendo la Temporada Productiva con Túneles Altos

乐动体育注册 Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D.

Los túneles altos ofrecen protección a las plantas de tierras saturadas de humedad y temperaturas bajas en la primavera y el otoño con lo cual se extiende la temporada productiva. More
Rhododendron in bloom
Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs - Online Courses Online Courses
$59.00
This online course for landscape professionals and home gardeners covers pruning basics: how trees and shrubs grow, when and how to prune, and safety and tools. More
Acer rubrum Red Sunset® on a commercial site with suspected glyphosate damage. Photo: S. Feather, Penn State
Use Glyphosate With Care Near Trees! - Articles Articles
Glyphosate is the active ingredient in non-selective, systemic herbicides sold under a variety of trade names – Round Up, Accord, Glypro, and many others. More
Arborist Short Course
Arborist Short Course - Workshops Workshops

Arborist Short Course

乐动体育注册Multiple Options Available

From: $175.00

To: $375.00

The Arborist Short Course is a four-day workshop designed to increase working tree knowledge and prepare participants for the ISA Certified Arborist exam. More
Black walnut fruit. Photo: K. Salisbury, Penn State
Working With the Black Walnut - Articles Articles

Working With the Black Walnut

Kathleen V. Salisbury

Black walnut is one of the last trees to leaf out in the spring and one of the first to lose its leaves in the fall. More
Evergreens near a high use roadway are wrapped with burlap to give some protection from damaging salt spray.
Salt Spray Damage and Evergreen Plants - Articles Articles

Salt Spray Damage and Evergreen Plants

乐动体育注册 Tom Butzler

Evergreens provide year long interest in the landscape and are normally pretty hardy during the winter months. More
Handling and Planting "Bare Root" Plants in the Home Landscape
Handling and Planting "Bare Root" Plants in the Home Landscape - Articles Articles
How to choose and get the best results from 'bare root' trees, shrubs, and other perrenials. More
Winter is a Great Time to Examine Your Trees and Prune Them
Winter is a Great Time to Examine Your Trees and Prune Them - Articles Articles
Winter is the perfect time to evaluate your trees' branch structure while the leaves are off the tree and not blocking your view to the interior of the canopy. More
Gardening Prep during the Cold Winter Months
Gardening Prep during the Cold Winter Months - Articles Articles
The winter temperatures in northeastern Pennsylvania don’t really feel like gardening weather. More
Home Orchards: Table 4.2. Non-Scab Resistant Apple Varieties
Home Orchards: Table 4.2. Non-Scab Resistant Apple Varieties - Articles Articles
Informational table showing apple varieties that are non-resistant to apple scab but recommended for home planting in Pennsylvania. More
Beech Diseases
Beech Diseases - Articles Articles

Beech Diseases

Gary W. Moorman, Ph.D.

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Beech diseases. More
Home Orchards: Stone Fruit Variety Selection
Home Orchards: Stone Fruit Variety Selection - Articles Articles
This article describes selections of peach, nectarine, plum, apricot, tart cherry and sweet cherry varieties for home orchards. More
Nutritional Requirements of Stone Fruit in Home Fruit Plantings
Nutritional Requirements of Stone Fruit in Home Fruit Plantings - Articles Articles
Shortly after planting, apply 8 ounces of 10-10-10 per plant. More
Stone fruit trees produce vegetative buds and flower buds.
Planting and Growing Stone Fruit in Home Plantings - Articles Articles

Planting and Growing Stone Fruit in Home Plantings

乐动体育注册 Donald Seifrit

Conduct a soil test, and lime and fertilize a 10-by-10-foot area where each tree will be planted. More
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