Landscape, 1997 - present

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    Weed Control Options in Landscape Beds and Groundcovers
    (University of Hawaii, 2001-02) Deputy, Jay ; DeFrank, Joe
    Weed management in landscapes can be complex. It helps to design and prepare plantings with weed control in mind. Mulches, weed barriers, and herbicide options are discussed.
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    Watering Trees
    (University of Hawaii, 1997-09) Meade, Ginny ; Hensley, David L.
    A brief guide to how, how much, how often, and when to apply water to trees in the landscape.
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    Using Tensiometers for Measuring Soil Water and Scheduling Irrigation
    (University of Hawaii, 1999-04) Hensley, David ; Deputy, James
    Use of tensiometers can provide knowledge about the water-holding characteristics of soil and the water needs of plants.
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    Using Trees to Save Energy
    (University of Hawaii, 1998-02) Meade, Ginny ; Hensley, David L.
    Positioning trees for shading and wind control is discussed, 18 suitable types are briefly described, and some unsuitable ones are mentioned. A diagram to aid planning shows seasonal differences in the sun's sunrise and sunset orientation in Hawaii, and its altitude at midday.
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    Terminal Chlorosis on Landscape Plants
    (University of Hawaii, 2006-05) Wong, Melvin
    Chlorosis of plant terminals can be caused by insects, diseases, nutrient toxicities, and other causes; seven examples are illustrated with photos.
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    Staking and Guying Newly Planted Trees
    (University of Hawaii, 1998-06) Meade, Ginny ; Hensley, David
    Types of staking and proper methods are described.
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    Selecting a Tree Care Professional
    (University of Hawaii, 1997-04) Meade, Ginny ; Hensley, David L.
    Suggestions for evaluating tree-care companies are given, with the primary recommendation being that the company have a certified arborist. Anyone can trim trees, but qualified and trained arborists follow a set of professional, legal, and ethical guidelines.
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    Salt and Wind Tolerance of Landscape Plants for Hawai'i
    (University of Hawaii, 2009-01) Bezona, Norman ; Hensley, David ; Yogi, Julie ; Tavares, James ; Rauch, Fred ; Iwata, Ruth ; Kellison, Melissa ; Wong, Melvin ; Clifford, Patti
    The salt tolerance of numerous groundcovers, palms, shrubs, trees, vines, and turf species are listed for two zones, where species that are highly or moderately salt tolerant can be used. The weed risk assessment status of each species is given.
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    Purple Nutsedge Control in Turf and Ornamentals
    (University of Hawaii, 2008-01) Brosnan, J.T. ; DeFrank, J.
    Purple nutsedge is distinguished from similar plants, and control options including registered herbicides are reviewed.
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    Pruning Landscape Trees and Shrubs
    (University of Hawaii, 1998-08) Meade, Ginny ; Hensley, David L.
    Pruning objectives, equipment, and techniques are described for trees and shrubs.