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Nina Bassuk and Peter Trowbridge

fields. A typical class numbers 40 students. Much of the information presented is derived from research carried out by the Urban Horticulture Institute in the Department of Horticulture at Cornell University, a program that focuses on the rehabilitation

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William K. Harris, Joyce G. Latimer, John F. Freeborn, Margaret Aiken, and Holly L. Scoggins

quonset-style coldframe structure covered with a single layer of 4-mil opaque white polyethylene (Ginegar Plastic Products, Piqua, OH) at the Virginia Tech Urban Horticulture Center [Blacksburg, VA (USDA Hardiness Zone 6a)]. An extra row of fallow

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Jack E. Staub, Matthew D. Robbins, Steven R. Larson, and Paul G. Johnson

-input urban horticultural applications ( Wilson, 2011 ). Drought tolerant, tall-statured (>40 cm tall), western U.S. indigenous grasses with intense multicolored culms and panicles are not commercially available for low-input ornamental applications. The genus

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J. Roger Harris and Susan D. Day

-in-pot system with socket pots 1.2 m apart in single rows aligned 1.5 m apart at the Urban Horticulture Center near the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, VA. Species were grown in separate areas during container production and after transplant into field soil

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Jack E. Staub, Matthew D. Robbins, Yingmei Ma, and Paul G. Johnson

junegrass [ Koeleria macrantha (synonymous with K. cristata )], needlegrass ( Stipa spartea ), buffalograss ( Buchloe dactyloides ), and blue grama ( Bouteloua gracilis ) are being increasingly used for low-input urban horticultural applications ( Wilson

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Soo-Hyung Kim, Jig Han Jeong, and Lloyd L. Nackley

. Japanese Mountain) purchased from Filaree Garlic Farm (Okanogan, WA) were planted at a density of 18.5 plants/m 2 in three raised beds (1.8 m long × 1.2 m wide × 0.4 m high) at the Center for Urban Horticulture, University of Washington (Seattle) on 12 Dec

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Shisheng Li, Qiufang Xiong, Jingcai Li, Yuanping Fang, and Jun Xiang

‘Luoxue No. 1’ is ≈90–120 d when it is sown at the end of August using 7.5–12 kg of seeds per hectare. Availability ‘Luoxue No. 1’ was transferred to Wuhan Seven Leaf Red Urban Horticulture Co., Ltd. (Wuhan, China) for commercial production and sale. A

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Kathryn Fontenot, Edward Bush, and Rebecca Gravois

arboretums and botanical gardens, the turf industry, hobby gardeners, elementary through high school educators and students, and consumers of all horticulture crops. Urban horticulture, public gardening, and the Farm to Fork movement have increased in

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Robert D. Wright, Brian E. Jackson, Michael C. Barnes, and Jake F. Browder

-watered as needed. On 17 May, 12 plants of visually equal size per treatment were transplanted into a Groseclose silt loam soil (clayey, mixed, mesic Typic Hapludults, pH 7.1) at the Urban Horticulture Center (UHC; Blacksburg, VA). An extensive root system

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Brian E. Jackson, Robert D. Wright, and John R. Seiler

on a gravel nursery pad at the Urban Horticulture Center, Blacksburg, VA, and overhead irrigated daily (or as needed depending on weather conditions) to supply 1.3 cm water, respectively. The amount of water applied was determined based on the CC of