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Master Gardeners: Trees
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This publication provides reason why pruning is necessary, necessary tools, step by step instructions on how to properly prune trees, when to prune, treatment of cut areas, and age related pruning. Many images are provided.
This Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, Division of Forestry, and Forestry Service pamphlet provides an all-you-need-to-know guide to planting street trees in Lexington and Fayette County. A list of both approved and prohibited street trees, descriptions of care, maintenance and responsibility, and information on obtaining a permit are all provided.
This UK publication describes Anthracnose Diseases in shade trees in Kentucky. Special attention is paid to ash, dogwood, maple, oak, and sycamore trees due to the severity of the disease in these species. Symptoms, spread, and control are also highlighted.
This UK publication provides information on powdery mildew found on dogwoods in Kentucky. Symptoms and signs, causes and disease development, effects of disease, and disease management are also discussed.
This UK publication provides introductory information about wounds and wood decay of trees. The associated problems and the ultimate effects are highlighted. Special attention is paid to the control and prevention, proper pruning, treatment of incidental and old wounds, and sanitation. Images are provided.
This UK publications provides introductory information to both fungi and bacterial leaf diseases. Introductory information for Leaf Spots, Leaf Blights, Rust, Powdery Mildew, and Downy Mildew is provided.
This UK publication provides information about one of the most popular trees in Kentucky--the dogwood. Attention is paid to stress factors for the tree, borers that harm the dogwood, diagnosis & control, and other diseases (blights, mildews, Anthracnose, canker, etc.) and control.
This UK publication provides a table on planting distances and first harvests, types of nuts grown in Kentucky, when to plant seeds, how to plant the trees, how to fertilize, how to prune, instructions on irrigation, mulching, and weed control, sunscald and rodent protection, pollination, cultivar recommendations for Kentucky.
This is from the Kentucky Master Gardener Manual Chapter 16. Included topics are planning, pruning terminology, planting and fertilization, irrigation, fruit thinning, harvest and handling, insect and disease management, and pruning.