Urban Programs Resource Network

Links and Reviews for Selecting Trees for Your Home

The following 104 sites have linked to our Selecting Trees for Your Home website. Links to commercial products or enterprises do not constitute endorsement by University of Illinois Extension.

About
http://experts.about.com/q/Bulbs-709/Tulip-Problems.htm

About.com - Home - Trees and Shrubs - Common Trees - Purple Leaf Plum
http://treesandshrubs.about.com/od/commontrees/p/PurpleLeafPlum.htm

Acorn Farms - Hackberry - Additional Information
http://www.acornfarms.com/celtis_hackberry.htm

Additional Horticulture Resources - Rochester Community and Technical College
http://www.rctc.edu/program/hort/additional-resources.html
"Selecting Trees for Your Home - search and select trees by size, exposer, tolerance, and use."

Algonquin Department of Public Works - SmallTrees
http://www.algonquin.org/egov/docs/1227197589_265045.pdf

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
http://www.carnegielibrary.org/subject/gardening/extension.html

City of Ashland Wisconsin - Urban Forestry Web Links
http://www.coawi.org/node/335

City of Ashland, Wisconsin - Urban Forestry - Blog - Urban Forestry Web Links
http://www.ci.ashland.wi.us/taxonomy/term/3/0/feed

City of Ashland, Wisconsin - Urban Forestry Web Links
http://vpl.ci.ashland.wi.us/node/335

C'mon, Let's Plant a Tree - Blog - Beautiful Tree - Green Links
http://cmonletsplantatree.blogspot.com/2007/12/beautiful-tree.html

C'mon, Let's Plant a Tree - Blog - Plant a Tree and Enjoy the Benefits - Green Links
http://cmonletsplantatree.blogspot.com/2008/04/plant-tree-and-enjoy-benefits.html

C'mon, Let's Plant a Tree Blog - Green Links
http://cmonletsplantatree.blogspot.com/

Crain Tree Farm & Nursery
http://www.craintreefarm.com/home.html

D.C. Confidential Blog
http://wdc-confidential.blogspot.com/2008_04_01_archive.html

Dave Wilson Nursery - General Links for the Backyard Grower
http://www.davewilson.com/linkspages/TOC_homelinks.html

Dave Wilson Nursery - General Links for the Backyard Grower - Good Sources of Information
http://www.davewilson.com/linkspages/TOC_homelinks.html

Dave's Garden - Communities - Forums - Beginner Landscaping
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/794686/

Dave's Garden - Communities - Forums - Beginner Landscaping - liebkostdrache
http://www.gardens.com/forums/t/794686/

DoItYourself.com - Forum - Garden and Outdoor Center - Lawns and Landscaping - DIY Landcape Design
http://forum.doityourself.com/landscaping/338423-diy-landscape-design.html
"Here is an awesome site that will give you free information on selecting new shrubs. You simply provide some basic information about size, exposure, color and it will provide you with a list of potential shrubs. They also have a tree selector:"

DoItYourself.com - Forums - Garden and Outdoor Center - Lawns, Landscaping and Outdoor Decor
http://forum.doityourself.com/landscaping/273069-suggested-trees-near-house.html

DoItYourself.com Community Forums - Landscape Design
http://forum.doityourself.com/showthread.php?t=338423
"Here is an awesome site that will give you free information on selecting new shrubs. You simply provide some basic information about size, exposure, color and it will provide you with a list of potential shrubs. http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/shrubselector/ They also have a tree selector: http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/treeselector/"

Evergreen.ca - Native Plant Database - About - Web References
http://www.evergreen.ca/nativeplants/about/references.php

Extension.org - Gardens, Lawns & Landscapes - Fall is a Good Time to Select and Plant Trees
http://www.extension.org/pages/Fall_is_a_Good_Time_to_Select_and_Plant_Trees

Extension.org - Gardens, Lawns & Landscapes -Trees and Shrubs - Selection - Tree Selector
http://www.extension.org/pages/Trees_and_Shrubs:_Selection
"Tree Selector (Urban Programs Resource Network, University of Illinois Extension) is a useful tool for selecting trees. Type in your hardiness zone and other criteria to find suitable trees."

Gardening in a Minute
http://gardeninginaminute.ifas.ufl.edu/plants_and_grasses/trees_palms_and_palm_like_plants/choosing_a_tree.html

Geimer Greenhouses Inc.
http://www.geimers.com/ContactUs.html#1
"Need ideas on selecting trees for your home?"

Get Rich Slowly - Blog - 2008 - 11- 23 - Plant a Tree to Add Beauty and Value to Your Home
http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2008/11/23/plant-a-tree-to-add-beauty-and-value-to-your-home/

Great Falls Discovery Center - Species List - Photo Link
http://www.greatfallsma.org/specieslist.xls

Home, Yard & Garden Pest - Trees: Drought and Disease
http://hyg.ipm.illinois.edu/pastpest/200517c.html

Knox Parks Foundation - Programs - Trees for Hartford Neighborhoods
http://www.knoxparks.org/trees.html

Lake Raymond Estates - Eclectic Links for Autumn
http://www.lakeraymond.com/

Lincoln Daily News
http://archives.lincolndailynews.com/2004/Oct/01/Features_new/family.shtml

Lincolndailynews.com
http://archives.lincolndailynews.com/2006/Oct/04/News/RR100406.shtml

Massachusetts Department of Agriculture Resource - Home Gardening
http://www.mass.gov/agr/gardening/trees/index.htm
"Tree selection Guide (select trees by size, wind resistance, etc.)- University of Illinois"

Michigan DNR - Publications - Urban and Coummunity - Community Canopy
http://www.michigandnr.com/publications/pdfs/ForestsLandWater/UrbanAndCommunity/CommunityCanopyNewsletterUCFspring2007.pdf

Michigan State University
http://www.ipm.msu.edu/CAT05_land/L05-13-05txt.htm
"University of Illinois Tree Selector: This is a very nice, searchable tree database. Some species listed are not hardy in Michigan. Look for zone 5 and colder."

Michigan State University
http://www.ipm.msu.edu/CAT05_land/L05-13-05.htm
"University of Illinois Tree Selector: This is a very nice, searchable tree database. Some species listed are not hardy in Michigan. Look for zone 5 and colder."

Michigan State University - Integrated Pest Management Resources
http://www.ipm.msu.edu/CAT05_land/L05-13-05txt.htm
"University of Illinois Tree Selector: This is a very nice, searchable tree database. Some species listed are not hardy in Michigan. Look for zone 5 and colder. http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/treeselector/search.cfm"

Michigan State University's Landscape Alert
http://www.ipm.msu.edu/CAT05_land/L05-13-05.htm
"University of Illinois Tree Selector: This is a very nice, searchable tree database. Some species listed are not hardy in Michigan. Look for zone 5 and colder."

Mountain Greenery Home - Home Improvement
http://www.mountaingreeneryhome.com/home-improvement.html

Mountain Shadow Nursery - Plants - Betula 'White Spire' - Related Web Sites
http://www.mtshadow.com/pdbm/plant/?plantid=10208

Muhlenberg College - Picea obovata
http://www.muhlenberg.edu/cultural/graver/Collections/Conifers/Picea/obovata.htm

Naperville Community Gardeners
http://www.napervillecommunitygardeners.org/helpful_links.html

Naperville Community Gardeners - Helpful Links
http://napervillecommunitygardeners.org/helpful_links.html

Natural Resources Canada - Acer miyabei - Links
http://planthardiness.gc.ca/ph_spp_links.pl?speciesid=1000039&lang=fr

New World Encyclopedia - Magnolia - External Links
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Magnolia

Oakland Conservation District - Links -For information and pictures of Trees and Shrubs
http://www.oaklandconservationdistrict.org/7.html

Pollinators Welcome - Osage Orange
http://pollinators-welcome.blogspot.com/2008/10/osage-orange.html

Publiweb
http://www.publiweb.it/web/m/mature_40_50.html

Purdue Extension - St. Joesph County - Trees -Tree Basics
http://www.ag.purdue.edu/counties/stjoseph/Pages/Trees.aspx

Purdue University Extension - EAB Management - Replacement Trees
http://www.entm.purdue.edu/EAB/management/home/replacement_for_homeowner.shtml

Reference.com - Word Dynamo - Tree Selection Guide
http://ask.reference.com/web?q=Tree+Selection+Guide&qsrc=2892&l=dir&o=10601

REMAX
http://www.view-MLS-homes.com/

RLS Landscape & Nursery Co.
http://rlslandscapenursery.com/links.html

RLS Landscape & Nursery Co. - Links - Plant Databases - University of Illinois Urban Extension sites
http://www.rlslandscapenursery.com/links.html

Roadside Arboretum
http://www.fremontica.com/roadside/links.php?start_val=C

Rochester Community and Technical College - Horticulture Technology Program - Resources
http://www.rctc.edu/program/hort/additional-resources.html

Solutions for Trees - Landscaping - Selecting Residential Trees by Size
http://www.solutionsfortrees.com/landscaping/

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - Facilities - Management
http://www.siue.edu/FACILITIES/clipboard/archive/2007/may/27th.htm
"Log on at http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/treeselector/. It’s an informative and helpful site!"

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - Facilities Management
http://www.siue.edu/FACILITIES/clipboard/archive/2007/may/27th.htm
"The new University of Illinois Extension website includes detailed information about 121 different trees and criteria people can use to choose trees for their homes. The site also provides information about 508 different pests and disease problems. The site allows a search by tree name or by specifying criteria such as size and/or special needs (i.e.: a tree that tolerates a dry site or one that will grow in alkaline soil). Log on at http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/treeselector/. It’s an informative and helpful site!"

The Arbor Centre - Ask an Arborist - Archive - Mature Magnolia Tree Transplant
http://www.tree-care.info/oldaaa/posts/13545.php

The Bonsai Site Forums
http://forums.bonsaisite.com/index.php?showtopic=4256

The Chicago Tribune - The Chicago Gardner - 2007 - 08 - What a Tree is - Comments
http://featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com/chicago_gardener/2007/08/what-a-tree-is-.html
"People should be aware of two great nonprofit sites with detailed information about selecting and planting the best trees for your property. The University of Illinois Extension Tree Selector (http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/treeselector/ ) and the Chicago Botanic Garden's database of "best plants" for the area (http://bestplants.chicago-botanic.org/query_simple.htm )."

The Chicago Tribune - The Chicago Gardner - Shrubs - Isn't planting season over? - Canadian hemlock
http://featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com/chicago_gardener/shrubs/

The Great Canadian Bonsai
http://www.bonsaicanada.com/index.php?board=11;action=display;threadid=503

The Home Know-It-All - Garden & Outdoor
http://www.thehomeknowitall.com/the_home_knowitall/garden_outdoor/

The UK Tree Care Mailing List
http://www.oak-wood.co.uk/forum/treecare/posts/13545.php

The University of Maine
http://www.umaine.edu/arboretum/projects/malltrees.htm

The University of Maine - Plan to Replace Mall Trees
http://www.umaine.edu/malltrees.htm
"For more information about Quercus bicolor, see www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/treeselector;"

The Village of Oak Lawn, Illinois - Parkway Tree Planting Packet
http://www.oaklawn-il.gov/pdfs/forestry/forestry_packet.pdf

Thecity1.com
http://www.thecity1.com/features/1364.html

Trees Virginia - Links of Interest
http://www.treesvirginia.org/Links.htm

UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research
http://www.ubcbotanicalgarden.org/forums/showthread.php?t=6427

UF/IFAS Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology - Magnolias
http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/giam/plants_and_grasses/trees/magnolias.html

UF/IFAS Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology - Pruning Shade Trees
http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/giam/plants_and_grasses/trees/pruning_shade_trees.html

UF/IFAS Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology - Redbuds - Other Sites
http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/giam/plants_and_grasses/trees/redbud.html

UF/IFAS Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology - Trees, Shrubs & Vines
http://solutionsforyourlife.ifas.ufl.edu/lawn_and_garden/plants_and_grasses/trees_shrubs_vines.html

UF/IFAS Extension - Lawn and Garden - Trees, Shrubs & Vines
http://solutionsforyourlife.ufl.edu/lawn_and_garden/plants_and_grasses/trees_shrubs_vines.html

United States Department of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service
http://plants.nrcs.usda.gov/plantguide/pdf/pg_casp8.pdf

University of Florida - Gardening in a Minute - Other Sites
http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/giam/plants_and_grasses/trees/oak_trees.html

University of Florida Extension
http://solutionsforyourlife.ufl.edu/lawn_and_garden/plants_and_grasses/trees_shrubs_vines.html

University of Florida Extension - Gardening in a Minute - Choosing a Tree - Other Sites
http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/giam/plants_and_grasses/trees/choosing_a_tree.html

University of Florida Extension - Okeechobee County - An Early Fall? - References
http://okeechobee.ifas.ufl.edu/News%20columns/Yellownecked.caterpillar.htm

University of Idaho Extenion - Landscape and Gardens - Trees: Planting Trees and Shrubs
http://www.extension.uidaho.edu/idahogardens/tsv/pts.htm
"University of Illinois (Plant selection)"

University of Idaho Extension - Trees - Planting Trees and Shrubs - Plant selection
http://www.extension.uidaho.edu/idahogardens/tsv/pts.htm

University of Maine - Campus Arboretum Projects
http://www.umaine.edu/arboretum/projects/malltrees.htm

University of Wisconsin Steven's Point - College of Natural Resources - Magnolia
http://www.uwsp.edu/forestry/for342/plantlist.htm

University of Wisonsin Stevens Point - College of Natural Resources - Forestry - Plant List
http://www.uwsp.edu/forestry/for342/plantlist.htm

USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service - Plants Profile - Pinus resinosa Aiton
http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=PIRE

USDA - NRCS - Plant Profile for Betula populifolia
http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=BEPO
"IL-Selecting Trees For Your Home"

USDA - NRCS - Plants Profile - Picea pungens Engelm - Related Web Sites
http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=pipu

USDA - Plant Profile - Related Websites
http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=DIVI5

USDA - Plants Profile - Related Web Site
http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=ACSA2

USDA - Plants Profile - Related Web Sites
http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=QUMA2

USDA NRCS - Plant Guide - Northern Catalpa - References
http://plants.usda.gov/plantguide/pdf/pg_casp8.pdf

USDA NRCS - PLANTS Profile - Pinus flexilis James - Related Web Sites
http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=PIFL2

USDA NRCS - PLANTS Profile - Prunus serotina Ehrh. black cherry - Related Web Sites
http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=PRSE2

USDA PLANTS
http://plants.usda.gov/java/nameSearch?mode=Symbol&keywordquery=QUMA2

USDA PLANTS
http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=QUMA2

USDA.gov - Natural Resources Conservation Service - Plant Profile - Ohio Buckeye - Related Web Sites
http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=AEGL

Village of Homewood, Illinois - Tree Links
http://village.homewood.il.us/treelinks.htm
"Select trees for your home"

Village of Medina - Municipal Tree Board - Web Links to Tree and Forestry
http://villagemedina.org/content/Generic/View/2

Wikipedia - Magnolia - External Links
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnolia

Windsor Peak Press - Community - Forums - Trees
https://windsorpeak.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=233802
"Here's a website for choosing trees by zone, wind/sun/water/soil conditions, and more."

 

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