The first general book on this subject. Simply written for the non-professional engaged in establishing, maintaining a restoring a town streettree system. Author is a professional botanist a tree commission chairman. Emphasis on small towns, cities. Comprehensive: Chapters on history of streettrees in America, municipal tree ordinances, municipal arborists, standards; streettree inventories a uses, estimating value of trees; how trees grow; site evaluation; physical, biological, visual a spatial constraints on planting, tree spacing; aesthetic concerns; selecting the right trees, tree form, winter hardiness; lists (40 pages) of trees for general use, specific sites, problem areas; when to plant, specifications for contractors, ordering, shipping, storing; planting bareroot, balled-a-burlapped, container-grown trees; staking, fertilizing; pruning; root growth; manual or arboricultural specifications; redoing the small town downtown, treewells, irrigation systems; conflict of trees a wires, solutions; administration of town program. Appendixes include master plan, sample ordinances, standards for nursery stock, contract specifications. 229 illustrations. Written specifically for the thousands of smaller communities engaged in municipal, state a federal programs of renewed planting a maintenance of streettrees which cannot afford full-time professional arborists. Available direct from TreeWorks, 526 West Nittany Avenue, State College, PA 16801-4058, (814) 237-4437.The first general book on this subject.
|Author||:||Richard D. Schein|
|Publisher||:||Treeworks - 1993-01-01|