Homemade Root Feeder
Root feeders are the best way to water and feed your plants.
Deep Root Tree Fertilization
Deep Root Tree Fertilization is a major part of lawn maintenance that most people overlook.
Tree I.V. Portable Root Feeders
Move to the drip zone for larger trees to encourage outward root.
Deep Root Watering
Learn the best way to ensure that your tree survives our harsh winters.
Tree I.V. Root Feeder - 3:12 Tutorial
Short tutorial that showcases the features and benefits of the Tree I. V. watering system for young trees.
Tree Facts: Healthy roots and healthy trees02/22/17 ,via Farm Forum
The root system of a tree takes up a large area, typically extending outward two to four times the diameter of the average tree's crown. Root systems are made up of large long-lived roots and smaller short-lived feeder roots. The large woody tree roots
Plant a tree like the pros do03/09/17 ,via The Register-Guard
“You want to find that root flair.” Tree roots do not run as deeply as people think, usually only 12 to 18 inches. Anchor roots may run deeper, but shallow feeder roots are what nourish the tree. Carefully tease the feeder roots so they flair away from
Nature Notes: Be kind to your roots02/19/17 ,via Frederick News Post (subscription)
There are basically two types of roots: the large, woody structural roots that support the tree and keep it firmly anchored in the ground, and the soft, fibrous feeder roots that absorb most of the water and nutrients. Structural roots are generally
Mulch madness at Oregon soil workshop03/17/17 ,via Good Fruit Grower
The mowed mulch provides nitrogen and carbon to the trees, but it also creates organic matter that changes the soil structure to encourage root growth and water retention, he said. “When you start to dig, you'd be shocked to find how rare functional
Blizzard prep: Wildlife style03/19/17 ,via Pocono Record
Most bird feeding folks know the exact number and species of birds that regularly show up at their feeders, but what amazed me most was the variety and amount of birds at my feeders. A few northern cardinals, black-capped, I recalled a few years
Root FeedersCABI. 2017. ISBN: 9781845934620,1845934628. 256 pages.
Root feeders have been classified as agricultural pests but can be used as biological control agents against invasive species and can affect community dynamics of plants, soil micro-organisms and populations of above ground organisms. This book presents a review of knowledge on root herbivores and illustrates their importance within ecosystems.
Landscape Architectural Graphic StandardsJohn Wiley & Sons. 2012. ISBN: 9781118272008,1118272005. 576 pages.
The new student edition of the definitive reference on landscape architecture Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition is a condensed treatment of the authoritative Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards, Professional Edition. Designed to give students the critical information they require, this is an essential reference for anyone studying landscape architecture and design. Formatted to meet the serious student's needs, the content in this Student Edition reflects topics...
The Apple GrowerChelsea Green Publishing. 2005. ISBN: 9781603581325,1603581324. 360 pages.
For decades fruit growers have sprayed their trees with toxic chemicals in an attempt to control a range of insect and fungal pests. Yet it is possible to grow apples responsibly, by applying the intuitive knowledge of our great-grandparents with the fruits of modern scientific research and innovation. Since The Apple Grower first appeared in 1998, orchardist Michael Phillips has continued his research with apples, which have been called "organic's final frontier." In this new edition of his...
Managing Our Natural ResourcesCengage Learning. 2015. ISBN: 9781305480889,1305480880. 608 pages.
Explore the world’s natural resources and the ways professionals manage them with MANAGING OUR NATURAL RESOURCES, 6th Edition! Written for introductory agriculture courses, this book examines a broad variety of topics from forest fires and fishery management to water purification and energy conservation. Organized into an eight-unit overview, chapters cover the must-know fundamentals of land, water, and air, forestry, fish and wildlife, and energy and mineral resources, along with the issues...