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Amy L. Shober, Kimberly A. Moore, Gitta S. Hasing, Christine Wiese, Geoffrey C. Denny, and Gary W. Knox

The University of Florida-Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF-IFAS) Florida Friendly Landscaping™ Program (FFL) provides general N fertilizer recommendations for ornamental landscape plants that range from 0 to 6 lb/1000 ft 2 of N

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Robert F. Brzuszek, Richard L. Harkess, and Eric Stortz

Do landscape architects deserve a generally bad reputation for not knowing enough about the proper selection, placement, and management of plants in their project designs? There is an ongoing debate within the discipline of landscape architecture as

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Mack Thetford, Jeffrey G. Norcini, Barry Ballard, and James H. Aldrich

demands for native plants in landscapes. Grasses derived from natural populations of Florida may exhibit some degree of tolerance to insects, disease, drought, and other forms of stress common in Floridian landscapes. Evaluation of material selected for

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Mahdieh Abkar, Mustafa Kamal, Suhardi Maulan, Manohar Mariapan, and Seyed Rasoul Davoodi

et al., 2009 ; Pals et al., 2009 ; Purcell et al., 2001 ; Tenngart Ivarsson and Hagerhall, 2008 ). Purcell et al. (2001) postulated that the restorative quality of landscapes contributed to different preferences for various scene types. They

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S.M. Scheiber and Richard C. Beeson, Jr

objective of landscape maintenance, not maximum growth. Sachs et al. (1975) found that growth was closely correlated to irrigation frequency, but aesthetically, established landscape shrubs and groundcovers could be maintained at reduced irrigation levels

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Melinda Knuth, Bridget K. Behe, Charles R. Hall, Patricia T. Huddleston, and R. Thomas Fernandez

use water. If consumer attitudes and behaviors severely reduce or eliminate landscape water use, it will have a widespread and detrimental effect on the Green Industry. The current climate is ideal to discover the role of consumer attitudes and

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Gitta Shurberg, Amy L. Shober, Christine Wiese, Geoffrey Denny, Gary W. Knox, Kimberly A. Moore, and Mihai C. Giurcanu

may over apply fertilizers in an attempt to attain aesthetically pleasing landscapes ( Israel and Knox, 2001 ). Targeted fertilization of urban landscape plants based on plant nitrogen requirements could reduce the likelihood of over fertilization and

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Roger Kjelgren, Lixue Wang, and Daryl Joyce

affected by drought and climate change ( Barnett et al., 2004 ). In both Australia and the western United States, up to half of municipal water supplies are applied to urban landscapes ( AWRA, 2000 ); thus, areas such as irrigated urban parks, gardens, and

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Shawna Loper, Amy L. Shober, Christine Wiese, Geoffrey C. Denny, Craig D. Stanley, and Edward F. Gilman

disturbance of the soil may contribute to environmental degradation and result in poor landscape plant growth. The objective of this study was to determine if the addition of compost with or without the application of shallow tillage or aeration will improve

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Manuela Baietto and A. Dan Wilson

Landscape trees are becoming increasingly important in urban and suburban environments as a result of the values and benefits they provide by virtue of their aesthetic nature, ability to purify ambient air, use in providing shade, and service as