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Product Code: bk006 What every person needs to know about trees. Learn about trees and their associates so that you can help make better decisions for their long-term, high-quality survival. Dr. Shigo explains the complex and fascinating mysteries of how a tree works. Even foresters and botanists will find this helpful for explaining to others the biology of trees. For that reason Tree Basics has been placed in all New Hampshire schools.
- "Tree Basics" presents an excellent explanation of tree decay and compartmentalization.
- A complete tree anatomy lesson on how bark, roots, leaves and flowers work.
- Tree care advice including how to prune correctly.
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A New Tree Biology and Dictionary
Product Code: bk003 A New Tree Biology changed the way the world looked at, studied and understood trees from the inside and out. A New Tree Biology and Dictionary were originally in two parts. Now they are combined as A New Tree Biology and Dictionary, the text and terms all in one! A New Tree Biology and Dictionary is sturdy hardcover, 619 pages, 688 photos plus references and index, followed by the dictionary of 132 pages, with quick reference to 239 important subjects, all in one book . This is a comprehensive resource. Chapter headings: Emerging, a New Tree Biology; Trees and Insects and Mites; Trees and Micoorganisms; Trees and Animals; Survival; Leaves; Fruit; The Cambium and Bark; Roots; Prelude to the Branch; Branches; Branch Shedding; Epicormic Branches and Limb Drop; Wood and Boundaries; Heartwood and Discolored Wood and the System; Wetwood; Chestnut Blight; Hypoxlyn Canker; Strumella Canker; Cankers; Canker Rots; Polyporus glomeratus; Fomes everhartii; Fumes pini – Canker Rot in Pine; Caution; Fomes pini and Related Species; Armillaria mellea; Root Rot; Fomes annosus; Tree Treatments; Pruning; Included Bark and Pruning; Topping; Cracks; Basal Sprouts; Callus and Wound Closure; Cavities; Injections and Implants; Wound Dressings; Trichoderma and Bicontrol; Cabling and Bracing; Other Treatments and Problems; Genetics; Dutch Elm Disease; Fire Blight; Utility Poles and Wood Products; The Future. Size: 9.5" x 6.5" x 1.5" $87.00
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Soul of a Tree
Product Code: SOU72 A new title from Shigo and Trees, Associates!! Soul of a Tree: Conversations with Alex Shigo on the Nature of Tree Care by Jack Phillips. Extending the sequence of essays that Alex Shigo and Jack Phillips planned and began together, the series has now been completed. This is a book of Shigo philosophy, research and commentary on trees, their environment and care as imparted by Dr. Shigo to Jack Phillips on their walks through the woods and around a microscope. This book greatly expands, and replaces, The Nature of Tree Care. "Why should we bother with this talk of soul? Discovering the inner and communal life of trees can help us to treat them with greater care. We might discover something about ourselves as well." "Arboriculture is not only the cultivation of trees. It is the cultivation of a community to which we belong." "Good arboriculture, according to Shigo, is based on understanding how trees grow and survive." This book would make an excellent companion to Modern Arboriculture. It is written in an understandable conversational style, addressing tree anatomy, biology and care, with a philosophical and environmental perspective as well. This book is 6" x 9", 52 pages with full color photos throughout. $19.00
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100 Tree Myths
Product Code: bk001 It is time to discard the many myths about trees and their care. This book describes the myths then provides the correct information on topics ranging from tree environment, anatomy, growth, planting, care, pruning, insects, diseases, wounds and more. Most myths / corrections show black and white diagrams or photo illustrations. Soft cover, 80 glossy pages 6” x 9”. Second printing now available. Author: Alex L. Shigo Size 9" x 6" x .25" 80 pages $14.00
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Tree Pruning German editionProduct Code: 72 Tree Pruning translated into German. This item is NOT available from this website. To place an order, please go to: http://shop.freeworker.de/baumschnitt-shigo-tree-pruning.html $0.00
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Pruning Trees Near Electric Utility Lines
Product Code: pam003 5.0 average, based on 1 reviews This guide is only for qualified line-clearance workers. It is not for homeowners or others who have not been trained properly to work near electric utility lines. However, all people who care about trees should read this guide to learn what pruning practices are best for trees near these lines. The pruning procedures shown are appropriate whether or not the trees are near electric utility lines. The guidelines are for high-value trees in cities, residential areas, parks, campgrounds, scenic areas and highways, and other places where tree health, beauty, and safety are important. The guidelines given aim to reduce sprouting, reduce the working time in a tree for the tree worker, increase the time between pruning cycles, and help the trees planted near lines be as healthy, safe, and attractive as possible. This guide has become the standard for many utility companies and those that provide their tree care services. A side-by-side English / Spanish version is also available. Size: 6" x 4" $3.00
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5 Minutos Para Cuidar los Arboles
Spanish language version of 5 Minute Tree Care. Large simple diagrams show tree selection, planting and pruning information using red "stop" and green "go" text and diagrams for the basics of proper tree care. A simple guide for those who want to know the correct way to care for their tree, as well as a perfect gift from tree care professionals to explain their tree care practices to clients. 12 pages, soft cover, 6" x 9" $5.00
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English / Spanish: Pruning Trees Near Electric Utility Lines
Product Code: pam003-SP 5.0 average, based on 1 reviews This booklet is a DUAL LANGUAGE version of Pruning Trees Near Electric Utility Lines; facing pages are in English and Spanish, side-by-side, for ease of use and understanding. This guide is only for qualified line-clearance workers. It is not for homeowners or others who have not been trained properly to work near electric utility lines. However, all people who care about trees should read this guide to learn what pruning practices are best for trees near these lines. The pruning procedures shown are appropriate whether or not trees are near electric utility lines. The guidelines are for high-value trees in cities, residential areas, parks, campgrounds, scenic areas and highways, and other places where tree health, beauty, and safety are important. The guidelines given aim to reduce sprouting, reduce the working time in a tree for the tree worker, increase the time between pruning cycles, and help the trees planted near lines be as healthy, safe, and attractive as possible. This guide has become the standard for many utility companies and those that provide their tree care services. Size: 6" x 4" $5.00
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Caring for Young Trees from Nurseries to Landscapes
Product Code: pam002 Subjects discussed are: Start with professionals, Plan before you plant, Provide space, Plant properly, Prune correctly, Prevent wounds, Prepare for health, Protection boundaries, Please don't top trees, Painting wounds, Vandalism, Soil compaction, Pleas for trees. Designed to enhance communication between nurserymen, landscape architects, arborists, extension specialists, homeowners, city and park planners, and others who want to provide a good start for young trees by providing initial care. Size: 9" x 4" $3.00
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Tree Anatomy Below Ground DVD
Product Code: TRE43 DVD of 80 photos by Alex L. Shigo with his own narration detailing: Roots - root hairs, meristematic points, growth Associates - mycorrhizae, bacteria, microorganisms Planting - good and bad Soil - components And more about what's going on and growing in the ground, in and around trees Includes DVD (42 minutes) with easy selection and navigation, and accompanying script $25.00
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Touch Trees Long Sleeve
Product Code: TOUT5 Long sleeve version of Touch Trees shirt. 100% preshrunk cotton. Gold logo on green. Sizes 2XL & 3XL also available @ $23 each. Note: Depending on quantity and sizes ordered there may be up to a two week delay on shipping your order.
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7 Pleas for Trees T-Shirt
Product Code: 7 P05 The following 7 Pleas for Trees comments are printed in black text on the back of a gray short sleeve t-shirt. The Shigo and Trees logo is on the left front chest. Shirts are 100% pre-shrunk cotton. Available only to stock on hand. Special pricing $10.00 7 Pleas for Trees Prepare: Learn about trees and their care. Plan: Select planting location carefully and allow for tree growth. Protect: Protect from wounding Prevent: Prevent development of decay if damage occurs. Prune: Prune as necessary, and prune properly. Remove dead branches and suppressed sprouts. Provide: Provide adequate water, sunlight and care for healthy growth. Professionals: Utilize qualified assistance when needed. Size: s-2x $15
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Product Code: S.A55 What is your S.A.L.T. index? Do you: See or just look? Act or just wait? Listen or just hear? Touch or just watch? Pithy Point #522 Description: Sand Wash Blue Shirt with Navy Text; Touch Trees logo on left sleeve Note: Only in stock items available - no back orders. Special pricing now $9 each. $15.00 s-2x