Trees & Shrubs references
What garden is complete with out at least a few trees and shrubs? And for many of us, it's a lot more than that! Here are some resources that might be useful:
- UC Pest Notes: Pests in Gardens and Landscapes—Landscape Plants
- Certified Arborist Lookup - find a certified arborist in your area, get information on why you'd want to hire one, and learn about basic tree care.
- Fruit tree and vine calendar (PDF)
- Local tree resources:
- San Jose - Our City Forest - The mission of Our City Forest is to cultivate a green and healthy San José metropolis ... especially our urban forest.
- Palo Alto - Canopy - Canopy is a nonprofit that grows healthy trees and healthy communities in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto.
- Mountain View - Mountain View Trees - The mission is to sustain and enhance the trees of Mountain View, California, through community stewardship, education and advocacy.
- Pruning overgrown deciduous trees (PDF)
- Sudden Oak Death - get information from the California Oak Mortality Task Force
- Oak Root Fungus Plant Susceptibility List by Dr. Robert Raabe, UC Berkeley (PDF) – a list of trees and shrubs resistant or susceptible to oak root fungus, also known as Armillaria Root Rot. This list, completed in June 2008, includes both UC researched and contributed information.
- Tree Selection Guide