Blooming Nursery is turning to an inexpensive energy source – the sun – to help heat its propagation greenhouses in the winter. The Cornelius, Ore.-based grower, known for its perennials, has contracted with Ra Energy, which will install a solar energy system with 350 collection units. The system will heat some 300,000 gallons of water […]
Congratulations to Dan Heims and Terra Nova Nurseries, who were profiled in Forbes magazine!
How are nurseries coping with current conditions – both economically and meteorologically speaking? Dana Tims of the Oregonian spoke to three of them: Oregon Small Trees, Fisher Farms and Terra Nova Nurseries. Here’s his report, which appeared in some of Thursday’s editions.
Last year, the Oregon Department of Forestry closed the D.L. Phipps Nursery for budgetary reasons, prompting foresters, Christmas tree growers and others to wonder where they would be able to obtain native seedlings. According to this article in the Capital Press (Salem, Ore.), IFA Nurseries has stepped in to become the answer to that question.