The May issue of Digger has been mailed to subscribers, and the cover story this month is on plants with a stunning silvery look (PDF). From agaves to Japanese painted ferns, plants with silver hues not only make a striking impression in the landscape, their color also often represents survival tactics such as drought tolerance and pest resistance. Click here for info on other stories in the issue.
Other stories in this issue include:
- A profile of industry leader/Salem grower Robert van Klaveren (PDF),
- Market research shows developing resources — from videos to online forums — can add value (PDF) that will keep your customers coming back,
- An assessment of grow bags, (PDF) which proponents say offer better root growth and healthier transplants, and
- And, an in-depth look at plants for pollinators (PDF).
You can also read this month’s flipbook edition of Digger (Flash required; fast connection recommended). Please send your comments on the issue to editor Curt Kipp at firstname.lastname@example.org.