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Beginning Rose Gardening Beginning Rose Gardening Presentation Transcript

  • Beginning Rose Gardening Thesaurus Nora Bos Lara Johnson Sarah Massey Kathryn Whitenton LIS537, Winter 2009
  • Overview
    • Domain Analysis
    • Audience
    • Decisions
    • Challenges
  • Beginning Rose Gardening Domain Analysis
    • What are beginner rose gardeners interested in?
    • Selection
      • species, hardy, modern, shrub, along with color, shape, size of blooms
      • different types of rose plants; which types have a low mortality rate with the beginner
    • Planting
      • spacing between bushes and depth in ground
    • Pruning
      • where, when and how to prune
    • Fertilizing
      • how to prep and maintain soil for roses
    • How to care for the plant
      • signs of fungal disease and protecting plants from insect pests
    • Design of rose garden
      • including adding a garden to an existing yard
    • Winter Protection
    • Seasonal information regarding planting
      • best time of year to plant for certain type, time of year the flower blooms
  • Term Harvesting
    • Resources
    • Roses for Dummies
  • Decisions
    • Facets
    • What we thought we’d include but didn’t
      • Landscaping
      • Botanical names
  • Special Features Notation
    • Chose notation structure based on facet name or what facet represents
      • Acquisition (A)
      • Cultivation (H)
      • Culture (C)
      • Diseases (D)
      • Growing Conditions (G)
      • Pests (I)
      • Plant Parts (P)
      • Properties (Q)
      • Rose Varieties (R)
  • Challenges
    • Concepts relevant to only one part of domain
    • How to handle
      • Blooms, bloom, blossom, buds, flowering, flowers
  • What we learned
    • Facets are slippery
    • Resist the temptation to make up words for concepts
      • Is ‘thornless rose’ a type of rose plant or an attribute?
        • Thornlessness vs. Thorn-bearing
  • Shout Out
    • Special thanks to Michael Adcock for his creation of the original TiddlyWiki Thesaurus and continued assistance in technical improvement of the tool.