Associate Professor, University of Florida- Environmental Horticulture Department, Gainesville, FL, United StatesEd Gilman received his doctorate from Rutgers University. He has been on the faculty of the Environmental Horticulture Department at the University of Florida–Gainesville as professor since 1986. He teaches arboriculture and conducts research on planting and pruning. He is the author of six books on trees and landscape plants, many software programs, and websites that have received numerous awards. Gilman wrote An Illustrated Guide to Pruning, which is in its second edition. He is a past president of ISA’s Florida Chapter. He has received an Author’s Citation, an Award for Excellence in Arboricultural Education, and an Award for Arboricultural Research from ISA. Gilman has published more than 70 peer-reviewed journal articles in his 30 years in academia and industry.
IASHK 2011: Balancing Trees & Urban Spaces
IASHK 2010: Caring For Our Subtropical Trees
Here are many formatted print friendly fact sheets on various tree topics. These are also available on other parts of this web site. This page simply files them for you in one convenient place.
680 tree fact sheets (Tropical Trees) This includes many Hong Kong species
Designing urban spaces for trees (8 pgs. in color)
Strategies for growing a high quality root system, trunk and canopy in a container nursery (27 pgs. in color) Producing quality shade trees in the nursery (2 pgs. b&w) Growing quality root systems (3 pgs. color)
Site evaluation and species selection (11 pgs. in color) Selecting quality trees from the nursery (8 pgs. in color)
Planting and establishing trees (9 pgs. in color) Specifications for planting trees and shrubs in southeastern US (4 pgs. b&w)
Pruning young trees (11 pgs. in color) Pruning mature trees (14 pgs. in color) Restoring trees following a storm (10 pgs. in color) Pruning landscape trees and shrubs (11 pgs. b&w) Pruning objective (2 pgs. b&w) Pruning cut types (2 pgs. b&w) Developing a pruning plan (2pgs. b&w) Structural pruning (2 pgs. b&w) Cleaning (2 pgs. b&w) Raising (2 pgs. b&w) Thinning (2 pgs. b&w) Reducing (2 pgs. b&w) Palms (2 pgs. b&w) Producing quality shade trees in the nursery (2 pgs. b&w)
Wind and trees: lessons learned from hurricanes (17 pgs. in color) Assessing hurricane-damaged trees and deciding what to do (17 pgs. in color) Cleaning up after the storm (3 pgs. in color) Hiring an arborist (3 pgs. in color) Developing an urban forestry management plan for hurricane-prone communities (11 pgs. in color)
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