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Controlling Hemlock Woolly Adeglid in New Hampshire

Describes different strategies and control options including cultural, biological in pesticide options.

Distinguishing Characteristics of 56 Forest Trees

Common New England trees are illustrated with a sketch and description of leaves or needles, twigs, fruit, and bark.

Dogwood Anthracnose-#39

Pest Factsheet

Drought Tolerant Plants for New Hampshire Landscapes

Lists drought tolerant plants for New Hampshire.

Elongate Hemlock Scale- New Hampshire Pest Alert

Describes the life cycle and control options for the homeonwer.

Emerald Ash Borer Risk Map

A map showing risk zones for infestation of ash trees by emerald ash borer. Released 10/30/14.

Fertilizing Trees and Shrubs

Describes when to fertilize; how to manage soil pH; what fertilizers to use; how much to use; and how to apply fertilizers.

Helpful Characteristics for Identifying Shrubs in Winter

The habit (form), twigs, fruit, bark and habitat (where they grow) are described for common New Hampshire trees and shrubs along with a color illustration of the twigs and buds.

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid- New Hampshire Pest Alert

Describes the life cycle and control options for the homeowner.

Integrated Landscaping: Following Nature's Lead

Lavishly illustrated, Integrated Landscaping features original photos, drawings, and sketches on almost every page to provide clear examples of the concepts presented. The book also incorporates 12 plant-system models that help landscapers and gardeners apply the concepts of layering and visualize how plants can work together in a variety of different low- and high-stress settings.

Landscape Trees and Their Susceptibility to Invasive Insects - brochure

NH is facing a major threat to the health of our forest and landscape trees from exotic invasive insects. These invaders include the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB), emerald ash borer (EAB), hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA), and elongate hemlock scale (EHS). This guide helps growers and consumers become aware of which trees are susceptible to future infestation by these devastating insects and guides them in the selection of non-sussceptible landscape and street trees.

Landscape Trees and their Susceptibility to Invasive Insects - poster

NH is facing a major threat to the health of our forest and landscape trees from exotic invasive insects. These invaders include the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB), emerald ash borer (EAB), hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA), and elongate hemlock scale (EHS). This guide helps growers and consumers become aware of which trees are susceptible to future infestation by these devastating insects and guides them in the selection of non-sussceptible landscape and street trees.

Landscaping at the Water's Edge: An Ecological Approach

A manual for New Hampshire landowners and landscapers.

List of New Hampshire Native Trees

86 native trees are found in New Hampshire. They are listed by softwood and hardwood groups using common and latin names. Revised in 2014.

Manchester: A City of Trees. A Survey of Street Trees in Manchester. NH

Describes a survey conducted in 1998 in Manchester using a statistically accurate method of estimating the species composition of an urban street tree population quickly, and accurately, with an acceptable level of error.

Map of Ash Frequency in New Hampshire

This map represents the square feet per acre of live ash. Data was provided by the U.S. Forest Service Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team (FHTET). (Map created by the N.H. Division of Forests and Lands.)

Planting and Care of Tree Seedlings

Fact sheet on the planting and care of tree seedlings

Planting and Mulching Trees and Shrubs

Information on selecting trees and shrubs, transplanting, mulching properly and providing care during establishment.

Planting Trees in Designed and Built Community Landscapes

Gives a checklist for success to plant and grow trees correctly, and to properly maintain new and older plantings.

Propagating Trees and Shrubs

Propagating from cuttings is a relatively simple way to make new plants at virtually no cost. It’s also a great way to replicate sentimental favorites. Plant pieces are clipped from the parent plant and rooted to form new plants; these are called rooted cuttings. If all goes well, you should be able to produce tiny,new plants in 6 to 8 weeks.

Pruning Evergreens in the Landscape

Information on when to prune, what tools to use, and pruning techniques.

Publications Available from Forestry Information Center

A list of publications are available through the UNH Cooperative Extension Forestry Information Center. If you are interested in receiving any, please check them off and return the list to: Forestry Information Center, 211 Nesmith Hall, 131 Main Street Durham, NH 03824-3597.

Repairing Storm Damage to Trees and Shrubs

Guidance is given to homeowners with storm-damaged trees including; selecting a professional; pruning; repairing torn bark; and why you shouldn't use wound dressing. Published in 2007.

Seed Sources for Trees

A list of sources to purchase tree seeds. Inclusion doesn't constitute an endorsement by UNH Cooperative Extension. Last updated in 2004.

Selecting an Arborist

How to choose and hire and arborist to care for your trees.



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