The December issue of Digger has been mailed to subscribers, and the cover story this month is on ground-hugging conifers (PDF). Other articles in this issue include:
• “Bee-ing aware of insecticides” (PDF) — Columnist Mike Darcy discusses insecticides containing neonicotinoids and ways garden centers can inform their customers.
• “Meet the Leader: John Coulter” (PDF) — Sales and general manager of Fisher Farms LLC, and past president of OAN, shares his insights from 25 years working in the nursery industry.
• “Health care reform and you” (PDF) — Implementation of the Affordable Care Act presents challenges for the nursery industry.
• “Protecting against cold damage” (PDF) — Plan now for next year, because you can’t always blame the weather.