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Caring for Roses in Iowa
Learn how to grow roses that you’ll be proud of. Information on planting, watering, fertilizing, deadheading, weed and pest control, winter preparations, and pruning for roses in Iowa gardens.
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Growing Grapes in the Home Garden
Home gardeners can successfully grow grapes in Iowa. Whether you are growing a backyard garden or beginning your own vineyard, basic requirements include a good planting site, hardy varieties (cultiva
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Growing Raspberries in the Home Garden
Home raspberry growers will find expert advice for cultivar selection, site selection, planting, and training and trellising plants. Also included are pruning guidelines for summer-bearing and fall-be
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Low-Growing Trees for Urban and Rural Iowa -- Community Trees
Choosing the proper tree will reduce tree/utility line conflicts, limit the need for pruning on a regular basis, and add to the beauty of the landscape. Fifteen recommended trees are described.
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Maintenance of Riparian Buffers -- Stewards of Our Streams
Riparian buffers that are managed and maintained are effective at reducing non-point source pollution in streams. The four major maintenance procedures, weed control, replanting and reseeding, pruning
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Managing Storm-Damaged Trees -- Sustainable Urban Landscapes
Here are pruning tips for do-it-yourselfers or hiring hints if you bring in a professional.
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Power Lines and Trees -- Community Trees
To assure safe and reliable electric service, trimming or removing trees near power lines is sometimes necessary. Included are descriptions of proper tree pruning methods to discuss with a qualified
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Pruning and Training Fruit Trees
This illustrative publication will help you prune and train a variety of fruit trees. The level of pruning is determined by the kind, cultivar, and age of fruit trees.
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Pruning Forest Trees
The most common reasons for pruning trees in plantations or woodlands are to maintain a single central leader, repair storm damage, or promote clear trunks or boles for eventual production of high gra
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Pruning Grapevines -- Reiman Gardens
Pruning grapes is easier when you understand the growth and fruiting characteristics of the grapevine. Learn the reasons for pruning, the common training systems, and how to prune.
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Pruning Ornamental Shrubs
Understand how plants grow, why pruning is necessary, and which tools to use to remove the mystery surrounding this routine horticulture practice.
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Pruning Raspberries
To obtain maximum yields and to control diseases, raspberries must be pruned properly.
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Pruning Trees: Shade, Flowering, and Conifer -- Sustainable Urban Landscapes
Discover the art and science of pruning with informative photos and detailed guidelines.
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