A discussion about the factors to consider when making irrigation decisions involving container plants in the nursery environment. Topics include leaching, irrigation timing, substrate material, and plant architecture.
A method for producing 'mini-trees' for commercial production in the nursery environment. The author discusses how the 'mini-trees' are produced, packing and transport, second-stage nursery and field establishment, the scope for mini-trees in the tropics, and a project proposal.
An informative discussion about Bulbous iris forcing based on information involving fertilizer requirements from previously conducted studies. The author focuses on the following topics; nitrogen deficiency, calcium deficiency, and boron deficiency.
As the use of native plants in landscaping became more popular, the authors recognized the need for more information on the collection, handling, and cultural requirements the plants. The discussion focuses on the information collected regarding the Bigleaf Maple.
A study of container media was established to determine and compare the water retention and aeration properties of the various mixes used. The following materials were combined into different mixes; peat, coarse sand, bark, fine sand, and sawdust.