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Archive of Forum II -- March 27, 2017


Flowering Shrubs  Download from YouTube

Todd West, Woody Plant Improvement
Discover which shrubs are best for various situations in home landscapes. 

Supporting Materials:
Handout: Flowering Shrubs PowerPoint summary.  


Birch sunsetBirch in the Landscape: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly  Download from YouTube

Greg Morgenson, Woody Plants Researcher
Learn which type of birch to plant, where to plant it in your yard, and how to keep the tree healthy.

Supporting Material:
Birch PowerPoint summary.   

Rhizosphaera2Diagnosing Spruce Disorders  
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Joe Zeleznik, Extension Forester
Spruces are among the most commonly planted tree species in North Dakota; they also suffer from a number of insect, disease and environmental problems.  In this presentation we’ll discuss how to recognize these issues and how to treat them. 

Supporting Material:
NDSU Publication: Diagnosing Spruce Disorders in North Dakota


The following photos were made available under Creative Commons licenses specified by the photographers, allowing for adaptation, modification or building upon: Yellow in Fives by John; Birch Tree and a Pale Sunset in a Snow Sky by smilla4; and Rhizosphaera needle cast by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Bugwood.org.

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