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  Collection General Horticulture 86
  Collection Greenhouses 19
  Collection Master Gardeners 154
  Collection Ornamental & Home Ground 71
  Collection Pest Management 6
  Collection Soils & Soil Fertility-Horticulture 41
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  Document HLA-6440 Homeowner Garden Design Series: Planning the Landscape

By Kimberly Rebek and Michael Holmes. In this fact sheet you will learn how to conduct a site evaluation, identify design objectives and create a rough landscape plan. Revised January 2013.

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  Document HLA-6441 Homeowner Garden Design Series: Elements and Principles of Design

By Kimberly Toscano and Michael Holmes. This fact sheet will help you in understanding the elements of design and the guiding principles used to bring the elements of line, texture and form together in creating a harmonious, unified landscape. Revised January 2013.

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  Document HLA-6608 Managing Turfgrass in the Shade in Oklahoma

By Justin Moss, David Hillock and Dennis Martin. Light is a basic requirement for turfgrass growth and is often limiting in the landscape due to shade provided by trees, shrubs, buildings, homes or other structures. Photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) refers to the spectral range of solar radiation from 400 nm to 700 nm (nanometers). Plants contain chlorophyll, which absorbs light in the PAR range for photosynthesis. All turfgrasses will grow best in full-sun conditions provided their management requirements are satisfied. In shaded areas, the specific wavelengths of light available to a turfgrass plant are altered and the amount of light available can reduce the plant's ability to efficiently perform photosynthesis. Consequently, turfgrasses can be difficult to grow in shady areas, and proper management strategies are needed for success. Reviewed February 2013.

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  Document HLA-6610 Simple Irrigation Audit for Home Lawns in Oklahoma

By Justin Moss, John Haase, Dennis Martin, Jason Vogel and Tracy Boyer.  The purpose of this fact sheet is to assist homeowners in determining the output of their lawn irrigation system in inches per hour. Reviewed January 2015.

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  URL Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture website link
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