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Robert F. Brzuszek, Richard L. Harkess, and Susan J. Mulley

, 2005 ). Paramount are state and community ordinances that increasingly require or recommend use of native plant species and recent increases in the number of landscape restoration and reclamation projects. Additionally, an increase in the number of

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Hongyan Sun, Kelly Kopp, and Roger Kjelgren

water-efficient landscaping to include mindful design, efficient irrigation systems, appropriate turf areas, appropriate plant material (turf and non-turf) choices, improved soil, mulching, and strategic maintenance. Water-efficient landscaping can

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Genhua Niu and Raul I. Cabrera

-sensitive plant species and categorizing salt tolerance of commonly used landscape plants may aid the selection of appropriate species for landscapes where alternative sources of water are used for irrigation. General Information On Alternative Water Sources The

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Donita L. Bryan, Michael A. Arnold, Astrid Volder, W. Todd Watson, Leonardo Lombardini, John J. Sloan, Luis A. Valdez-Aguilar, and Andrew D. Cartmill

in transplanting depth during container production and there may be an opportunity to improve plant performance during container production and when transplanted in the landscape by improving transplanting practices. We suggest that changes in

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Tim R. Pannkuk

resources ( Cabrera et al., 2013 ). The benefits of having landscape plants in the built environment include noise reduction, erosion prevention, shade, increased property value, and aesthetic benefits ( Frank, 2003 ). Turfgrasses have been shown to improve

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Janet S. Hartin, David W. Fujino, Lorence R. Oki, S. Karrie Reid, Charles A. Ingels, and Darren Haver

Between 40% and 70% of water used in urban settings in the United States is applied to landscape plantings ( Cabrera et al., 2013 ; Haley et al., 2007 ; Kjelgren et al., 2000 ; St. Hilaire et al., 2008 ). Water conservation in urban landscapes in

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

component to produce vinca ( Fain et al., 2008 ). Understanding the survival and landscape performance of plants grown in PTS is important before PTS can be used for landscape bedding plant production. Previous research describing the post

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James A. Gagliardi and Mark H. Brand

-sustaining populations in natural landscapes can alter the composition of native plant communities through physical displacement ( Webb et al., 2000 ; Woods, 1993 ) and interspecific hybridization ( Pooler et al., 2002 ). These perturbations have cascading effects on

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S. Christopher Marble, Andrew K. Koeser, and Gitta Hasing

( Beard and Green, 1994 ). Well-maintained landscapes also have been shown to increase property values ( Henry, 1994 ). Chemical weed control in landscape planting beds presents unique challenges not present in cropping systems. First, herbicides that are

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S. Christopher Marble, Andrew K. Koeser, and Gitta Hasing

perspective, weed control is critical to landscape survival in the first year after transplanting as installed plants are not yet competitive and weed pressure is often greater following site disturbance ( Davison, 1983 ). Weeds can outcompete landscape plants