We hope you enjoy the Master Gardener of Hamilton County’s ‘Treasure Your Trees’ exhibit at this year’s Hamilton County Fair.
Below are links to information about ‘Treasure Your Trees’ topics.
To see photos from the Exhibit, scroll to the bottom of this page.
Question & Answer
How to Become a Master Gardener – 2014 Class Information – Hamilton County
Tennessee Master Gardeners – All About the Master Gardener Program
University of Tennessee Extension Publications Home Page – All Publications
University of Tennessee Gardens – Home Page
Best Management Practices for Pruning Landscape Trees, Shrubs and Ground Covers – A 15-page explanation of pruning, tools, charts of common plants and when to prune by the UT Extension Service
How to Prune Trees – US Forestry Service brochure
Pruning Trees and Shrubs – An 11-page explanation, including tool selection, by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service
9 Tree Care Tips & Techniques -Important information on Pruning, Selection, Watering, and much more from the Arbor Day Foundation
Pruning Crape Myrtles –
Stop ‘Crape Murder’!
Crape Myrtle Questions – The United States National Arboretum
Tree Health & Disease
Forest Insects, Pests, Diseases and Weeds – UT Extension publications
Emerald Ash Borer – Department of Agriculture
Insecticide Options for Protecting Ash Trees from Emerald Ash Borer – How the EAB can be managed successfully with insecticides
Why is my Oak Tree Losing its Bark – Some possible explanations to consider
Thousand Cankers Disease on Walnut Trees – Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Center brochure
Mulching Do’s & Don’ts
The Importance of Mulching/Tree Care Tips – Arbor Day Foundation
Landscape Mulch 101 – Soil pH and Selecting the Proper Mulch
Mulch Selection Guide – Mulch & Soil Council
Mulch Calculator – How much do you need?
Tennessee Valley Bonsai Society – Local group that promotes knowledge, interest, education, and the enjoyment of bonsai
Bonsai Learning Center – Useful information on a wide variety of bonsai topics