From local retailers and growers to horticultural social media influencers, the consensus is the same: the houseplant surge is not going away any time soon. This issue also explores how retailers would be wise to shift their customers to drought-tolerant products, and OSU researchers are trying to breed a more durable Port Orford cedar.
In this issue:
- Nature is in the house: A back-to-earth ethic fuels the lust for new, classic and collectible house plants.
- Working for future generations: President’s Message by Kyle Fessler
- Ag is united in the face of adversity: Director’s Desk by Jeff Stone
- Let’s address a dry topic: What I’m Hearing by Mike Darcy
Growing Knowledge is an ongoing series provided by Oregon State University in collaboration with the USDA and in partnership with OAN.
- Restoring a conifer classic: Breeding disease-resistant Port Orford cedar for reforestation and the horticulture industry.
Please send your comments on the issue to editor Curt Kipp at email@example.com.