Links

The following links and resources are provided to help you find information, supplies, and answers to some of your questions about subjects related to general tree, shrub and lawn care.

Gardening

AGardenPlace - garden decor, fresh flowers and plants - shop for fun garden decor, gifts for gardeners,fresh flowers and plants delivered overnight.

Garden Supplies - Gardening Supplies Guide - Tips on where to find the best garden supplies from the top gardening sites on the Web.

Garden Tools & Supplies - Gardening trends, tips and shopping guide for the latest garden supplies, accessories, equipment, tools, gloves, hats and books. Terrific gardening gifts too!

Gardening Shop - Welcome to Gardening Shop, the Ultimate Garden Center!

Connecticut Gardener - If you garden anywhere in Southern New England, this site is for you!

Cedarshed.com - Cedarshed is the world's leading manufacturer of high quality gazebos, sheds, and outdoor furniture kits, all made from Western Red Cedar. Request your free catalog by calling (800) 830-8033.


Universities

Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry & Life Sciences - Degrees that are offered include turfgrasds management, agricultural education and forest resources.


Delaware Valley College of Agriculture - The Horticulture Department has a plant cell and tissue culture laboratory, hydroponics greenhouse, high tunnel, and environmental monitoring equipment.

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry - Degrees that are offered include forest technology, landscape architecture, and biotechnology.

Farmingdale State University of New York - Students learn how to identify plants, run computer business applications and take courses in botany, entomology, soil science, and business. Students may elect additional courses in plant propagation.

University of Georgia College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences - CAES is one of the oldest and among the best U.S. colleges of agriculture. The faculty and staff are dedicated to discovering, teaching and delivering the science required for healthy living to flourish in Georgia.

Iowa State College of Agriculture - The horticulture curriculum is dynamic, flexible and designed to permit students to obtain a B.S. degree in horticulture by completing a science-based curriculum.

UMASS Stockbridge School of Agriculture - At Stockbridge, students can study one of four concentrations in horticulture including floriculture crop production, management of woody plants, retail floral design and general horticulture.

University of New Hampshire College of Life Sciences & Agriculture - Participation in research is a cornerstone of the UNH experience.

Penn State University Department of Horticulture - The major gives students maximum flexibility in selecting a program of study best suited to their needs and professional goals. Students can emphasize floriculture (greenhouse production or flower retailing), olericulture (vegetable crops), ornamental horticulture, and pomology (fruit culture).

Unity College Department of Forestry - Unity College exists for the student whose love of the outdoors is reflected in their education and career choices. It is a small, private college in rural Maine that provides dedicated, engaged students with a liberal arts education that emphasizes the environment and natural resources.

Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences - The college has identified six key program areas as a focus for development and investment: Agricultural and Environmental Sustainability; Food, Nutrition and Health; Biodesign and Bioprocessing; the Green Industry; Infectious Diseases; and Community Viability.

University of Wisconsin Department of Horticulture - Students studying horticulture concentrate on two major themes: the plants that are commonly utilized in the profession and the control of the growth of these plans in production. Students also take classes in other disciplines including botany, plant pathology, soils, entomology and business/economics.

- Degrees offered include agriculture & natural resources, food & agribusiness management, landscape horticulture and plant biology.


University of Wisconsin Department of Soil Science - Students choosing soil science will study the physical, chemical and biological properties of soils to optimize use and preservation of land for agriculture, forestry, recreation, transportation systems, urban development and other endeavors.

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources at the University of Delaware- Degrees offered include agriculture & natural resources, food & agribusiness management, landscape horticulture and plant biology.

Auburn University College of Agriculture - The Auburn University Department of Horticulture has been serving students for over 100 years. The Department of Horticulture curriculum has three main areas of emphasis: Fruit and Production, Landscape Horticulture, and Nursery & Greenhouse Science.

California State Polytechnic Institute College of Agriculture - Degrees offered include agronomy, soil science, irrigation science, food science & technology, food marketing and agribusiness management. Additional urban environment programs include horticulture, nutrition, and apparel merchandising & management.

California State University Horticulture & Crop Science Dept. - The Environmental Horticultural Science Department offers a technically oriented education that prepares students to meet the demands of industry. The EHS curriculum gives students a broad background in all facets of environmental horticulture. Student then develop a specialization through directed electives.

Colorado State University Dept. of Horticulture - In horticulture, the concentrations are floriculture, horticultural business management, horticultural food crops, and horticultural science. We also have a Landscape Architecture major and the Landscape Horticulture major has three concentrations: Landscape Design and Contracting, Nursery and Landscape Management and Turf Management. Juniors and Senior year, students participate in an internship program, which gives students an opportunity to gain practical experience from leaders in the various areas of the Horticulture industry.

Cornell University Department of Horticulture - Cornell's horticulture program is based on Horticultural Production and Management Systems, Environmental Stewardship, Horticultural Biology and Plant and Human Well-being. The curriculum is purposely open and flexible to allow students to emphasize more than one focus of study.

Kansas State University Department of Horticulture, Forestry & Recreation Services - Degrees include Greenhouse Management, Landscape Design, Nursery Management, Landscape & Turf and Horticulture Science. Also provides experiential learning (practicums, internships & field laboratories) to allow students to perform immediately in their profession.

Michigan State University - Students choose one of two concentrations: General Horticulture or Horticulture Landscape Design, Construction, & Management. Some students elect to complete both concentrations. Practical horticultural experience before graduation is also extremely important.

Southeast Missouri State University Department of Agriculture - The department is committed to providing a variety of experiential-learning opportunities for students majoring in agriculture. Students can work at the University's Demonstration Farm, the Charles L. Hutson Horticulture Greenhouse or with individual faculty members on projects. They will also take classes with field and laboratory experience as a component.

Montana State University - Bozeman Dept. of Plant Sciences & Plant Pathology - Offers class work in either Plant Science or Horticulture. Plant Science students can select degree options in Crop Science, Plant Biology or Plant Biotechnology. Horticulture students can select from options in Horticultural Science or Landscape Design.

North Carolina State Department of Horticulture Science - There are two major options in Horticultural Science, Science and Technology. The Technology option has a General and a Landscape option. The Science option is intended for, but not limited to those students who feel they will go to graduate school or pursue a laboratory based career.

North Dakota State Department of Agriculture, Food Systems & Natural Resources - The College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources offers academic programs in biotechnology, business, natural resources management and international trade.

Oklahoma State Dept. of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture - Degrees Available include horticulture, landscape architecture, landscape contracting, public horticulture and turf management. The department has teaching and research greenhouse ranges, an arboretum, and four research facilities: nursery, turf, fruit and pecan, and vegetable research stations.

Purdue University- West Lafayette Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture - The Horticulture Undergraduate program offers four study options: Horticultural Science, Landscape Horticulture with Design, Horticultural Production and Marketing, and Public Horticulture.

University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences - NRES students are introduced to a "big-picture" view of the environment that helps them understand societal issues. Undergraduates specialize in a specific discipline, yet have the capability of putting that knowledge to use in solving real-world problems.

Stephen Austin Department of Agriculture - Their objective is the preparation of students for the exciting and challenging fields of modern agriculture. Faculty and staff are dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of new and existing knowledge related to agriculture and to the cultural, intellectual and academic development of students.

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences - The College of Agricultural is dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences. Undergraduate majors include agricultural sciences, biological sciences, environmental conservation and management, and service learning.


Equipment & Supplies

SherrillTree - Visit the SherrillTree website for the world's widest range of quality tree care gear. You can also visit the recreational tree climbing site to find quality gear and information for climbers of various skill levels.

Additional Tree Care Information

AboutTrees - Your source for all things AboutTrees.com. If you would like to order free mulch and firewood from your local tree service you can click on their free mulch link. It's free and has many benefits besides saving you money.

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