Building Construction, HVAC, and Landscape Design -- Landscaping
Landscape conversion to agricultural use historically began with tillage, a practice now known to dramatically and often negatively affect soil properties and ecosystem processes in grassland...
[An interactive online tool for choosing the right plants for the environment and purpose. Includes 252 plants by type, sun exposure, soil moisture, height, color, and season for blooms.
Describes the importance of shade trees within city limits, including: how to plan the layout of street trees; the various types of trees best suited for city growth; and how to properly maintain...
Describes the benefits of planting trees and shrubs on the roadside, and the proper procedures for doing so.
Provides guidelines pertaining to the preservation of established, healthy trees on construction sites.
This publication is written for lawn care professionals, golf course superintendents, or anyone with a
lawn. Its emphasis is on soil management and cultural practices that enhance turf growth and...
Explanation of how native plants save water, time, effort, money, and natural resources. Links to a plant selector tool for choosing the right plants for the environment and purpose.
Description of problems with storm water runoff and garden/yard solutions for the Northern Midwest area. Addresses solutions such as shoreline stabilization, rain gardens, native plants, etc. Links...
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