An impending threat to Oregon’s urban ecosystems If it’s not on your radar yet, it will be soon: The age of ash trees (Fraxinus, sp.) in the United States is winding down as the emerald ash borer (EAB) slowly follows a western route across the country, leaving a path of destruction in its wake. EAB […]
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 […]
Growers and specifiers seek replacements for trees decimated by the emerald ash borer.
Oregon leads the way in production of this diverse family of beautiful landscape trees.
Flowering cherry and plum trees grace the cover of the July issue — plus, preview the Farwest Show New Varieties Showcase.
Experts from near and far recommend options for diversifying — and strengthening — the urban canopy.
Oregon is a key player in the breeding and production of Acer rubrum, one of the country’s most successful shade trees.
The July issue features red maples, previews of the 2016 Farwest Show and much more!
Yards are shrinking, but these trees are sized just right for today’s smaller garden spaces
As reported by KGW-8 (Portland, Oregon), OAN member Christmas tree grower Kirk International Inc. has come up with a novel way to remove hitchhiking slugs from its trees — hot showers. This allows the trees to be shipped to a number of overseas markets that have strict rules about invasive species — places like Hawaii, Guam and […]