Lecture 15 - 03:30 Ornamentals: GardenDesign Theme...

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03:30 Ornamentals: outdoor foliage and house plants  Garden Design Theme Site/space Climate/soil Plants Hard-scape Stone  Cost and maintenance  Theme – what are you trying to convey   Privacy  Inspiration Imagination Joy Peace Celebration Relaxation  Site/Space Boundaries of the garden New vs old
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Constraints Role of buildings Used a reflectives or boundaries themselves  Role of trees Role of water Shade vs sun Climate/soil Temperature Sub-tropical Tropical Moist Dry Acid soil Alkaline soils  Costs: Initial costs  Installation Materials Maintenance Pruning and pinching Fertilization and soil modification
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Mulching and weeding Protection from cold Water Dead-heading Staking plants Division of plants Disease control Insect control Replanting  Removal of corms and tubers Removal of trash and debris  Pruning and pinching Cutting plant to help shape it Deshooting Disbudding Lopping Pinching  Out Tipping  - get more fruits and flowers this way  done when plant is dormant and young
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Pruning  When while plant is dormant while tree is young never want to remove 1/3 of the plant  How in fall/winter ½ inch above bud, in spring ¼ inch above bud   Position Always prune at an angle – 45º Don’t want a flat surface for disease accumulation  outward facing buds promote outward growth inward facing buds promote inward growth  Affects ultimate tree shape  Ex: raspberries get out of control  Disbudding Pruning to encourage larger fruit and flowers Camellias Dahlias Peonies Division of Plants Spring
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Mums Yarrow Daisies Monarda Epimedium  Fall Mums Ferns Iris Hosta Astilbe  Replanting
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course HORTI 120 taught by Professor Paterson during the Fall '11 term at University of Wisconsin.

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Lecture 15 - 03:30 Ornamentals: GardenDesign Theme...

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