Woody Ornamentals

Objectives:image for woody ornamental module

  • After completing reading in the manual, online module, and class activities, the student will in class:

    • Differentiate between trees, shrubs and vines for woody ornamentals
    • List selection criteria for woody ornamentals
    • Describe correct pruning methods for woody ornamentals
    • Describe correct planting method for woody ornamentals
    • Use IPM process and appropriate resources to respond to general inquiries related to woody ornamentals



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Extra stuff

Dichotomous Key (Tree Identification):

Diggers Hotline

Tree Planting:

Additional Tree Resources:

University of Wisconsin-Extension

Other Sources

Educational articles from wimastergardener.rog

Trees and Shrubs