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Yaxin Zhao, Xuetao Ma, Haiying Li, Yuxin Chen, Sijie Wang, Juan Zhou, and Yan Ao

(L* = 97, a* = 1, b* = 9) ( Fig. 2B ). In Chaoyang City, Liaoning Province, the flowering period of the cultivar starts in early May and usually lasts for 20 d. Thus, ‘Yan Ya’ is suitable for urban afforestation. In addition, the fruit and kernels of

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Chris A. Martin, Sean A. Whitcomb, and Jean C. Stutz

Pruning is an integral management practice for controlling growth of woody shrubs in urban landscapes. In arid cities such as Phoenix, AZ, the practice of frequent shearing is often used to train shrubs into geometric shapes as a result of a

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Xiaolin Huang and Julieta Trevino Sherk

urban ecosystems. Proc. Urban Rural Interface Conf. p. 42–46 Daniel, T.C. Schroeder, H. 1979 The scenic beauty estimation model: Predicting perceived beauty of forest landscapes, p. 514–523. In: Proc. Our national landscapes: A conference on applied

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Dale J. Bremer, Steven J. Keeley, Abigail Jager, Jack D. Fry, and Cathie Lavis

lawns ( Hamilton et al., 2004 ; King and Balogh, 2001 ; Petrovic and Easton, 2005 ; USGS, 2001 ). Irrigation of turfgrass is typical in many urban areas, which increases demand for water resources. Water scarcity is most critical in arid or semiarid

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Wei Zheng, Xiao-dan Xu, Kai-Ge Zhao, and Longqing Chen

it a satisfactory groundcover with desirable characteristics and little maintenance for urban landscaping in central China as well as North America and Europe with similar climates. Availability Lysimachia christinae ‘Zixin’ will be trademarked and

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Kristen A. Saksa, Thomas W. Ilvento, and Susan S. Barton

Ecological and aesthetic values in urban forest management Urban For. Urban Green. 1 3 135 149 University of Delaware 2010 A sustainable University of Delaware. 2010. 16 Dec. 2010. < http://www.udel.edu.proxy.nss.udel.edu/sustainability/ > Weiler, B. Smith, L

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Carter M. Westerhold, Samuel Wortman, Kim Todd, and Douglas Golick

appropriate floral resources are present, urban areas have the capacity to support healthy pollinator populations ( Baldock et al., 2015 ; Davis et al., 2017 ; Geslin et al., 2015 ; Lowenstein et al., 2015 ; Persson et al., 2015 ; Potter and LeBuhn, 2015

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Laura A. Sanagorski and George E. Fitzpatrick

such as tree structure into their teaching. The students’ positive reaction to this instruction supports our conclusion that youth can grasp and successfully apply technical arboricultural concepts and become caring stewards for our urban forests, even

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Todd P. West, Gregory Morgenson, Larry Chaput, and Dale E. Herman

with the species and botanical variety. It is well adapted to USDA cold hardiness zones 3b to 7, and performs well on a wide range of soil types. The smaller rounded crown and habit of ‘Burgundy Glow’ make it an outstanding ornamental tree for the urban

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Susan Barton, Jules Bruck, and Chad Nelson

in three major regions of Brazil: Mata Atlantica (Atlantic forest), Pantanal (wetland), and Amazon (rain forest). Students also visited gardens throughout Brazil to compare and contrast garden styles and to learn firsthand how natural areas inspire