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Landscape trees are increasingly being produced using container nursery systems in comparison with traditional field production practices ( U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2007 ). In contrast to traditional field production, container production

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group or individual who acts as a source of information or authority regarding landscape practices ( Foucault, 1978 ). Homeowner’s associations (HOAs) and building codes can dictate percentages of turfgrass coverage, forcing homeowners to use the

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The demand for groundcover plants in residential and commercial landscapes is increasing due to several reasons, such as aesthetic appeal of masses of these low-growing plants in small- to medium-sized areas of the landscape, enhanced environmental

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Once an abandoned property at the edge of campus, the 7,000 ft2 (650.3 m2) horticulture teaching garden at Oregon State University has evolved from an overgrown residential lot into a well-defined and meticulously maintained garden. Since its beginning, an irrigation system, hardscapes, turf, bulbs, annuals, perennials, and woody plants have been installed by students enrolled in undergraduate horticulture courses. About 200 students use the garden annually as part of their formal instruction and it is currently integrated into the curricula of courses in landscape design, landscape construction and maintenance, and herbaceous and woody plant identification. Because the garden space is dynamic, curriculum changes can easily be accommodated.

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Lawnscape horticulture involves a research and education effort that runs a close parallel with landscape horticulture and fits well the research specialties identified by ASHS. Lawns separate from flowers, shrubs, and trees have limited appeal, reserved mostly for sports stadiums. The true value of the lawnscape is measured in terms of how well it fits the landscape. Turf grass science has come of age. It is well recognized through its employment of fundamental research disciplines and areas of specialization. The result is the lawnscape of the 1980s, one fit for the best of residential living wherever settlements exist.

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retain their foliage without fungicides, and some of his cultivars are in the parentage of many of today’s most popular landscape roses ( Bates, 2010 ). For example, Carefree Beauty™ is the most widely sold cultivar, and it is in the pedigrees of the

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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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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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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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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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