Seed Your Future launches BLOOM!, a vibrant national campaign which packages a discovery quiz, short videos and a library of educational materials from Scholastic that even businesses can use Retailers and wholesale businesses alike know that launching a new marketing campaign comes standard with a certain number of uncertainties. Will your audience like your message? […]
The OAN Willamette Chapter Plant Sale raised $7,800 at its annual plant sale, held in early May as part of the Oregon AgFest at the Oregon State Fairgrounds in Salem. Proceeds go to four participating event partners: the Gervais High School Future Farmers of America (FFA), the McKay High School (Salem) FFA, the Salem-Keizer Education […]
Revised, rebranded OregonFlora has new and expanded plant information Looking for an online resource with information about the native and naturalized plants of Oregon? The Oregon Flora Project’s newly expanded website, OregonFlora, will meet the need. Rich with details about more than 4,670 unique species of ferns, conifers, herbs, grasses, and trees, it presents information […]
The Western Region of the International Plant Propagators’ Society will hold its 58th Annual Meeting Tuesday–Friday, October 17–20, at the Holiday Inn in Wilsonville, Oregon. This year’s conference theme will be “Growing in Diversity.” Conference organizer Melanie Miller promises something for everyone. “We will visit a wide variety of nurseries and listen to experts in […]
For Mike Heller of the Mount Angel-based Kraemer’s Nursery — and for probably just about any other seasoned nursery grower out there — the key to success can be boiled down to three simple things. “The biggest things for nurseries are space, time and money,” he said. “Those are the biggest limiting factors — and the […]
The recent trend toward more extreme periods of drought has been a shock to residents of the Pacific Northwest. Many are able to maintain their landscapes at high levels only through heavy summer watering. This has forced people of the Pacific Northwest, and people from all around the world, to rethink their water-use strategies, as […]
The Oregon Nurseries Foundation supports incoming or continuing college students who are preparing for careers in ornamental horticulture and related fields.
Get to know the Mt. Hood Chapter president and future steward of J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
Researchers look at four common compounds used in commercial organic fungicides to fight this fungal disease that affects a wide range of plants.
The new issue of Digger magazine features stormwater management and a deluge of educational opportunities.