Wednesday, January 10, 2007

New Year! New articles of interest!

These are some recent articles that can be found within the journal collection of the Sterling Morton Library. Please visit the Library to discover the incredible botanical and horticultural resources that await you! If you are unable to visit the Library and interested in reviewing one of these articles, I would be delighted to help you at

Abbs, Barbara. Renaissance riches. (Lake Maggiore lies amid the Alpine scenery of northern Italy. On two of its islands are spectacular historic gardens with different characters.) Garden, v. 132, pt. 1, p. 50-53.
Thinking/dreaming of Italy? What a wonderful destination to visit and revel in these special gardens.

Fisher, Celia. A work to wonder at: the creation of Stowe as a landscape garden. Hortus, v. 20, no. 4, p. 59-72.

Luzuriaga, Arantzazu. Population structure effect on reproduction of a rare plant : beyond population size effect. Canadian Journal of Botany, v. 84, no. 9, p. 1371-1379.

Outdoor Illinois - Special issue: Illinois Endangered and Threatened Species/ Remnant, Rare Habitats, v. 15, no. 1.

Pearson, Arthur. The latest invaders. (The emerald ash borer has arrived. What does it mean for our wild woodlands? And what about the next invader down the line?) Chicago Wilderness, v. 10, no. 2, p. 10-13.

Peltier, Patrice. For love of an elm. (How far would you go to save a mature American elm? And if you wanted to have a little garden beneath it, what would you plant? Here’s one professional’s solution.) Chicagoland Gardening, v. 13, no. 1, p. 50-53.

Smith, Kathy L. Reforesting without ash. (An extension associate in forestry recommends trees to take the place of ash in urban and rural forests ravaged by emerald ash borer.) American Nurseryman, v. 205, issue 2, p. 16-24.

Wright, Robert D. Ground pine chips as a substrate for container-grown woody nursery crops. Journal of Environmental Horticulture, v. 24, no. 4, p. 181-184.

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