Tree Owner's Manual for the Northeastern Midwestern United States

  • Authors: Johnson, Jill; Johnson, Gary; McDonough, Maureen; Burban, Lisa; Monear, Janette
  • Publication Year: 2008
  • Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
  • Source: United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry, NA-FR-04-07

Abstract

One common issue facing our urban forests is the fact that trees are dying prematurely. Many are planted improperly, setting them up for failure. Many do not receive regular maintenance. And few are adequately protected during construction projects. To help remedy this issue, the Forest Service has created this Tree Owner's Manual.

Just like the owner's manual that comes with automobiles and appliances, the Tree Owner's Manual includes a parts list, instructions for installation, tips for troubleshooting common issues, recommended service, and more.

  • Citation: Johnson, Jill; Johnson, Gary; McDonough, Maureen; Burban, Lisa; Monear, Janette 2008. Tree Owner's Manual for the Northeastern Midwestern United States. United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry, NA-FR-04-07
  • Keywords: tree owners manual, prune trees, tree care, planting trees, watering trees, moving trees, tree root problems, mulching trees, tree trunk protection, tree health, tree maintenance, Midwest trees, northeastern trees, tree crown, tree dripline, NA-FR-04-07
  • Posted Date: September 2, 2009
  • Modified Date: September 3, 2009
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