PLANNED PROGRAM OF TREE AND SHRUB PLANTING ENHANCES BEAUTY OF AMERICA'S GREAT PLAINS

LIVING SCREENS OF TREES AND SHRUBS CAN GREATLY ENHANCE THE NATURAL BEAUTY OF THE GREAT PLAINS WHILE HIDING UNSIGHTLY VIEWS. PAST EXPERIENCE IN SHELTERBELT PLANTING AND RESEARCH HAS GIVEN MUCH USEFUL INFORMATION THAT CAN BE APPLIED TO SCREEN PLANTINGS. MANY TREE AND SHRUB SPECIES USED SUCCESSFULLY IN SHELTERBELT PLANTINGS CAN ALSO SERVE WELL IN SCREENS. BECAUSE OF THEIR ADDED AESTHETIC QUALITIES, CONIFERS SHOULD RECEIVE HIGH PRIORITY ON SITES WHERE THEY CAN BE GROWN. THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESSFUL SCREEN PLANTINGS ARE : (1) ADVANCE PLANNING AND DIAGRAMMING OF THE PLANTING, (2) THOROUGH PREPARATION OF THE PLANTING SITE, (3) CORRECT CHOICE OF SPECIES FOR THE SITE, (4) SELECTION OF GOOD QUALITY NURSERY STOCK, (5) PROPER CARE OF PLANTING STOCK BEFORE PLANTING, (6) PROPER, CAREFUL PLANTING, (7) ELIMINATION OF COMPETITION BY CULTIVATION OF HERBICIDES AND (8) PROTECTION FROM DISEASE AND INSECT ATTACK BY SPRAYING, PRUNING, OR OTHER MEANS WHEN REQUIRED. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • No 40, pp 22-26, 1 FIG, 1 TAB, 7 REF
  • Authors:
    • Davidson, W H
  • Publication Date: 1970

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  • Accession Number: 00204814
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 3 1970 12:00AM