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Selection, Planting, and Staking

General

 

Arizona Climate and Soil

Arizona plant climate zones (2000) - pdf

Managing caliche in the home yard (2002) - pdf                               

Climate change and wildfire impacts in southern forests and woodlands (2006) - pdf                                                                     

Using gypsum in Southwestern soils (2006) - pdf                             

Recognizing and treating iron deficiencies in the home yard (2006) - pdf                                                                                                                 

Arizona and the north American monsoon system (2006) - pdf              

Soil sampling and analysis (2006) - pdf

How chemicals move through soil (affiliated guide for video) (1998) $1.75 Available for sale online

ACLP Color Workshop Presentations

Annuals and perennials - pdf

Pruning shrubs - pdf

Roses - planting and care - pdf

Color design - pdf

Plant Material

Agaves in the garden (2006) - Powerpoint

Cactus, agave, yucca and ocotillo (2009) - pdf

How to propagate agaves and cacti from cuttings and seed (2009) - pdf

Annual flowers for northern Arizona above 6000 foot elevations (2002) - pdf

Rose selection and planting in the low desert (2003) - pdf

Low desert citrus varieties (1998) - pdf

Deer and rabbit resistant plants (2001) - pdf

Ground covers for Arizona landscapes (1999) - pdf

Ground covers for northern Arizona above 6000 foot elevations (2003) - pdf

Javelina resistant plants (2001) - pdf

Growth of legume tree species growing in the Southwestern United States (2004) - pdf

Mesquite and palo verde trees for the urban landscape (2007) - pdf

Arizona landscape palms (2000) - pdf

A resource for pests and diseases of cultivated palms (click here)

Perennials for northern Arizona above 6000 foot elevations (2002) - pdf

Plants for poolside landscape (1998) - pdf

Evaluation of pyrus interspecific hybrids in Arizona from 2001-2004 (2004) - pdf

Rose care in the low desert (2003) - pdf

Source list for seed and plants for the upland Southwest (2002) - pdf

Shrubs for northern Arizona above 6000 foot elevations (2003) - pdf

Beyond the ponderosa: successful landscape trees for higher elevations in the southwest (2004) (108 pp.) $10.00 Available for sale online

Cacti, other succulents, and unusual xerophytes of southern Arizona (2004) (96 pp.) $9.95 Available for sale online

Landscape plants for the Arizona desert: http://www.amwua.org/

Pruning

Cut stump application of herbicides to manage woody vegetation (2006) - pdf

Guidelines for thinning ponderosa pine for improved forest health and fire prevention (2006) - pdf

Pruning deciduous shade trees (1999) - pdf

Pruning citrus (2008) - pdf

Pruning shrubs in the low and mid-elevation desert in Arizona (2009) - pdf

Professional tree pruning in the xeriscape (1991) (27 minutes) $20.00 Available for sale online

Pruning Posters (English/Spanish)

Healthy trees 1 - JPEG

Healthy trees 2 - JPEG

Reasons not to prune - JPEG

Minimizing pruning - JPEG

First year pruning - JPEG

Training young trees - JPEG

Responses to pruning - JPEG

Proper pruning 1 - JPEG

Proper pruning 2 - JPEG

Pruning: No topping 1 - JPEG

Pruning: No topping 2 - JPEG

Pruning: No topping 3 - JPEG

Pruning shrubs: Reasons - JPEG

Pruning shrubs: Timing - JPEG

Pruning shrubs: Techniques - JPEG

Selection, Planting, and Staking

Flower planting guide for the low desert (1999) - pdf

How to transplant a cactus (2005) - pdf

Planting guidelines: container trees and shrubs (1998) - pdf

Plant selection and selecting your plants (2000) - pdf

Salinity: what's tolerant, what's not (2005) - pdf

Effect of planting hole size and ammendments on growth and establishment of Acacia farnesiana (2004) - pdf

Selecting, planting and staking trees - powerpoint

Alternatives for tree staking (2004) - pdf

Selecting, planting, and caring for landscape trees (DVD) (2003) (31 min) $19.95 Available for sale online

General

Irrigating citrus trees (2000) - pdf

Arizona: know your water (2007) - pdf

Care of desert-adapted plants (1998) - pdf

Comparing the ignitability of mulch materials for a firewise landscape (2007) - pdf

Drought tolerant trees for mid-elevation deserts of Arizona (3,000 to 4,000 feet) (2001) - pdf

Standardized reference evapotranspiration: A new procedure for estimating reference evapotranspiration in Arizona (2005) - pdf

The colors of fall (2001) - pdf

Fertilizing home gardens in Arizona (2009) - pdf

Fire-resistant landscaping (2002) - pdf

Fire safety for wildland homes (2002) - pdf

Firewise plant materials for 3,000 ft. and higher elevations (2002) - pdf

Laboratories conducting soil, plant, feed, or water testing (2010) - pdf

How to hire a tree expert (2001) - pdf

Converting turf to a xeriscape landscape: how to eliminate a bermudagrass lawn using glyphosate (2005) - pdf

Creating wildfire-defensible spaces for your home and property (2002) - pdf

Damage on ornamental landscape plants resulting from the January 2007 freeze in Arizona - pdf

Accumulation of soil salinity in landscapes irrigated with reclaimed water - pdf

Water wise landscape design in 5 easy steps (2009) - pdf

Defending your home and property from wildfires [DVD] (2004) (40 min.) $19.95 Available for sale online

Defending your home and property from wildfires [VHS] (2004) (40 min.) $15.95 Available for sale online

Desert landscaping 2.0: plants for a water-scarce environment (Multimedia CD-Rom) (2010) $20.00 Available for sale online

Arizona Master Gardner Manual - html

Entomology Manual - html