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12 Master Gardener Basic Training: Woody Ornamentals: Plant Selection and Trees & Shrubs

November 14, 2019
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Master Gardener Class Assignments

The assignments for this session are listed under "Related Files."

 

Supplemental Reading and Resources

Purdue Master Gardener Manual, Chapter 10 (material for 3 sessions) and the related MG Links for Chapter 10.

The Purdue Arboretum Find a Plant ++ (Purdue University)

Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder ++ (Missouri Botanical Garden)

Tree and Plant Selection (The Morton Arboretum) Tree and Plant Finder

vPlants: A Virtual Herbarium of the Chicago Region (The Morton Arboretum, The Field Museum, Chicago Botanic Garden & Other Partners) Browse Images

UConn Plant Database Plant Index (University of Connecticut) ++ (Search)

++ = Website has audio pronunciation of scientific names
+ = Website has written pronunciation of scientific names

Plant Information Links (note Trees/Shrubs section and Ornamental Plants section, compiled by Steve Mayer)

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map

AHS Heat Zone Map

Take a look at the Tree and Shrub lecture notes on your Marion County Master Gardener Flash Drive.

Purdue Publications Related to the Topic

Tree Selection for the “Un-natural” Environment (FNR-531)

Alternative Options for Invasive Landscape Plants (ID-464)

Spreading Ornamental Plants: Virtues and Vices (HO-295)

Other Landscape Publications

 

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