American Nurseryman Magazine - Horticulture Magazine and Horticulture Books - February 2012

Features

  • Alternatives to Ash
    Emerald ash borer is responsible for the loss of tens of millions of Fraxinus, wreaking havoc on boulevards and growing fields alike. But a broad selection of shade trees is available, ready to serve as suitable substitutes.
    By Jeff Iles
  • 2011 Grower Wage & Benefits Survey
    An increase here, a decrease there ... let's just say that compensation last year in the green industry remained relatively stable. Considering the ups and downs of an unsettled economy, that's progress.
    By An American Nurseryman Report
  • Layers of Intrigue: Physocarpus and Powdery Mildew
    Commercial cultivars of eastern ninebark vary widely in susceptibility to fungal pathogens. In a study conducted at the University of Connecticut, evaluation of popular selections showed which plants are relatively resistant to powdery mildew and which are prone to infection.
    By Jonathan M. Lehrer, Mark H. Brand and Jessica D. Lubell
  • Be Prepared
    Job to job, season to season, it's tricky these days to anticipate what you'll need to succeed on site