Horticulture -

“the art and science of growing flowers, fruits, vegetables, trees and shrubs resulting in the development of the minds and emotions of individuals, the enrichment and health of communities, and the integration of the ‘garden’ in the breadth of modern civilization.” (Diane Relf, Prof of Horticulture at Virginia Polytechnic University)

Street Smart Trees for Extreme Landscapes

Nature is hard on plants. With extreme fluctuations in temperature, wind, and moisture, plants are constantly acclimating. When trees are transplanted into the urban landscape it creates a whole new set of challenges.
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