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  1. Plant Problems 4
  2. Circling Roots/Potbound 4
  3. Girdling Roots 4
  4. Kinked Roots/One-Sided

Root System 4

  1. Root Rots 5
  2. Changing Soil Grades 5
  3. Trenching/Cutting Roots 5
  4. Compaction 5 V. Stem Problems 5
  5. Heart Rot 5
  6. Stem Wounds 5
  7. Sunscald or Southwest Disease 5
  8. Branch Rots and Infections 6
  9. Damage to Crotch Areas 6
  10. Freeze Damage 6
  11. Graft Incompatibility 6 VI. Leaf Problems 6
  12. Drought 6
  13. Frost Damage 6
  14. Root Injury 6
  15. Vascular System Injury 7
  16. Salt Damage 7
  17. Leaf Chlorosis and Nutrient Deficiencies 7
  18. Herbicide Damage 7
  19. Insecticide Injury 8 Further Reading 8

Woody Ornamentals 17

  1. Introduction
  2. The Art of Designing with Woody Ornamentals
  3. Which Woody Ornamentals to Plant and Where
  4. Getting Started with Woody Ornamentals 6
  5. Purchasing Woody Ornamentals 6
  6. Genetic Adaptability 7
  7. Planting Woody Ornamentals 7 V. Maintenance of Woody Ornamentals 7
  8. The First Season 7
  9. Irrigation of Woody Plants 8
  10. Mulching Woody Ornamentals 9
  11. Symbiotic Relationships 9
  12. Fertilizing Trees and Shrubs 9
  13. Pruning 9
  14. The Basics 9
  15. Early Training of Deciduous and Broadleaf Evergreens 12
  16. Early Training of Coniferous Trees and Shrubs 14
  17. Pruning Mature Trees and

Shrubs 16

  1. Renovation and Rejuvenation Pruning 19
  2. Protecting Trees and Shrubs

During Construction 21

  1. Construction Damage 21
  2. Woody Ornamentals for Idaho 22
  3. Choices 22
  4. Idaho Conditions 22
  5. Woody Ornamentals for Idaho 22 Further Reading 30

Herbaceous Ornamentals

18

Vegetable Culture

19

I.

Introduction

2

I.

The Vegetable Garden

2

II.

The Art of Design

2

II.

Planning Hints

2

A. Color

2

III.

Locating the Garden

2

B. Texture

3

IV.

Preparing the Soil

3

C. Shape and Size

3

A. Soil Testing

3

III.

What to Plant

3

B. Soil Moisture

3

A. Exposure

3

C. Fertilizing

4

B. Season of Flowering

3

V.

Seed for the garden

4

C. Cut and Dried Flowers

3

A. Choosing Vegetable Seed

4

  1. Herbaceous Ornamentals That Naturalize
  2. Special-Use Gardens IV. How to Plant (Design)
  3. Formal and Informal
  4. Beds and Borders
  5. Plant Choice
  6. Gardening in Containers
  7. Containers

B. Soil

  1. Planting
  2. Watering
  3. Maintenance
  4. Getting Started with Annuals
  5. Propagation
  6. Growing, Culture, and Maintenance
  7. Getting Started with Biennials
  8. Getting Started with Perennials
  9. The Purpose of a Perennial Garden
  10. Sexual Propagation by Seed
  11. Vegetative Propagation by Division, Stem Cuttings, Root Cuttings, Layering, Grafting, or Tissue Culture
  12. Vegetative Propagation by Specialized Stems and Roots
  13. Growing, Culture, and Maintenance

Further Reading

C. Description of Selected Annuals 9

10 10

11 11

IX. A Selection of Perennials for Idaho 17

  1. Saving Your Own Vegetable Seed 4
  2. Special Case Seeds 5
  3. Planting Vegetable Seeds 6 VI. Starting Seed Indoors 6
  4. Light 6
  5. Media 6
  6. Containers 6
  7. Starting the Seeds 6
  8. Starting Seed Outdoors 7
  9. Planting the Fall Garden 7 IX. Planting Methods 8
  10. Row Planting 8
  11. Broadcast Planting 8
  12. Hill Planting 8 X. Intensive Gardening Methods 8
  13. Raised Bed 8
  14. Vertical Gardening 9
  15. Interplanting 9
  16. Spacing 9
  17. Succession or Relay Planting 10 XI. Transplants for the Garden 10
  18. Annual Plants 11
  19. Perennial Plants 11 XII. Irrigating the Home Garden 12
  20. Plant Water Requirements 12
  21. Irrigating Equipment 12
  22. Irrigating Techniques 12
  23. Irrigating with Grey Water 13

Vegetable Culture (cont'd) 19

  1. Controlling Weeds in the Garden 13
  2. Cultivation 13
  3. Mulching 14
  4. Close Spacing 14
  5. Other Practices 14
  6. Herbicides 14
  7. Container Gardening 15
  8. Containers 16
  9. Media 16
  10. Planting 16
  11. Watering 16
  12. Fertilizing 17
  13. General Care 17
  14. Indoor Container Gardening 17
  15. Preparing Perennial Vegetables for the Winter 17
  16. Basic Preparations 17
  17. Stakes and Trellises 18
  18. Preparing Soil for Winter 18
  19. Preparing the Cold Frame 18 Further Reading 18

Vegetables 20

  1. Beans, Snap 2
  2. Beets 3
  3. Broccoli 4
  4. Brussels Sprouts 5 V. Cabbage 7
  5. Cantaloupes 8
  6. Carrots 9
  7. Cauliflower 10 IX. Cucumber 12
  8. Eggplant 13
  9. Kohlrabi 14
  10. Lettuce 15
  11. Onions 16
  12. Peas 18
  13. Peppers 19
  14. Pumpkin 20
  15. Radish 21
  16. Summer Squash 22
  17. Sweet Corn 24
  18. Swiss Chard 25
  19. Tomatoes 26
  20. Turnips 27
  21. Watermelon 29
  22. Winter Squash 30 Further Reading 31

Fruit Trees 21

  1. Introduction 2
  2. Site Selection 2
  3. Fruit and Nut Cultivars for Idaho 3
  4. Types of Tree Fruits 3
  5. Pome Fruits (Apples and Pears) 3
  6. Stone Fruits 4
  7. Nuts 4 V. Rootstock 5
  8. Apples 5
  9. Pears 5
  10. Stone Fruits 5 VI. Cultural Practices and Problems 5
  11. Planting 5
  12. Training and Pruning 6
  13. Water Management (Irrigation) 7
  14. Fertilization 7
  15. Insect and Disease Control 8
  16. Rodent and Deer Damage 9
  17. Vegetative Management Due to Weed and Herbicide Injury 9
  18. Preventing Winter Injury 9 I. Cropping Problems 10

Further Reading 11

Small Fruits

22

VI.

Plant Diseases

9

A. Common Diseases

9

I.

Strawberries

2

B. Disease Control

9

II.

Red Raspberries

5

VII.

Propagation

10

III.

Black and Purple Raspberries

9

A. Clone

10

IV.

Trailing Berries (Blackberries)

9

B. Uniqueness

10

V.

Blueberries

10

VIII.

Greenhouses

10

VI.

Hardy Kiwi

12

A. Types of Greenhouses

11

VII.

Black Currants

13

B. Location and Orientation

11

VIII.

Red and White Currants

13

C. Design and Construction

11

IX.

Gooseberries

14

IX.

Small Beds for Growing Plants

15

X.

Elderberries

16

A. Cold Frames

15

XI.

Grapes

16

B. Hotbeds

15

Further Reading

19

C. Cloches

15

Further Reading

15

Houseplants and

23

Home Greenhouses

Index

I.

Environmental Conditions and

Index

1

Requirements

2

A. Plant Needs

2

B. Light

2

C. Temperature

3

D. Humidity

3

E. Irrigation

4

F. Fertilization

5

G. Salt Damage

6

H. Overall Environmental Factors

Affecting Plant Growth

6

II.

Media, Containers, and Potting

6

A. Root Media

6

B. Container Choice

6

C. Repotting Houseplants

7

III.

Controlling Size and Shape

7

A. Phototropism

7

B. Pinch

7

IV.

Diagnosis of Problems

7

A. Be Observant

7

V.

Insect Pests

8

A. Major Insect Pests

8

B. Insect Control

8

  1. University of Idaho Extension 2
  2. Purpose 3
  3. Volunteer Commitment 3
  4. Trade-Related Professionals 3 V. Certification and Recertification 3
  5. Use of Title 3
  6. Position Description/Application 4

VIII. Fees 4

  1. Training Dates and Locations 4
  2. College Credit 4
  3. Impact and Accountability 4
  4. Liability Insurance 4
  5. Workers' Compensation Insurance 4
  6. Information Is Important 5 XV. Recommendations 5
  7. Volunteer Service Opportunities 5
  8. Volunteer Guidelines 6
  9. Termination of Volunteer Services 6
  10. Master Gardeners in Other Counties,

States, and Countries 6

  1. Volunteer Benefits 6
  2. You Are Important 7

References 7

Position Description 8

Application 9

Opportunity Contract 11

Volunteer Activity Record 13

Tax Records for Volunteer Service 14

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