Tropical plants fell out of favor due to their lack of hardiness. But today, they are trending again as gardeners and retailers reconsider the charm of banana trees, wild palms and other exotic varieties, thanks to a newfound confidence in their cold hardiness. Check out the cover story, “Confidently Tropical,” in the April edition of Digger Magazine and learn what tropical plants can survive Northwest conditions.
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Other stories featured in the April 2013 issue:
- Learn how to “court the consumer” in our survey of garden center trends for 2013 (PDF) — from eco-scaping to edibles and indoor gardening.
- Discover the best ways for dealing with damping off (PDF).
- OAN takes a look to the future (PDF), as it lays the groundwork for ongoing industry success.
- Growing as a team (PDF) is key for annuals grower Smith Gardens and its four West Coast farms.
- Executive Director Jeff Stone talks sequestration and budget cuts in his column, “When the can kicks back” (PDF).
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