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View Resource Small-Scale Fruit Production: A Comprehensive Guide

Created and maintained by Penn State University Agricultural Services, this guide is a resource for "people who wish to produce fruit on a small scale (on one acre or less) and who are not legally licensed to use pesticides." The guide discusses topics such as getting started, pruning and training fruit trees, pests and pesticides, and controlling wildlife damage. It also includes individual...

https://extension.psu.edu/trees-lawns-and-landscaping/home-g...
View Resource Leaf Identification

This straightforward tutorial on leaf identification comes from the Department of Horticulture at Penn State University. Simple diagrams, helpful photos, and clear explanations make short work of learning the basics of leaf identification. The website even includes a section on why anyone should bother learning this skill (i.e. it's not just for dedicated horticulturists and botanists). The...

https://agsci.psu.edu/departments
View Resource Elisabeth C. Miller Horticultural Library

Tucked away within the numerous specialized subject libraries at the University of Washington is a gem known as the Elisabeth C. Miller Horticultural Library. The library has several main directives, including service to the Center of Urban Horticulture (which is located on campus as well) and as a clearinghouse of gardening material for the general public. While much of the material available...

http://depts.washington.edu/hortlib/