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

Features

  • Auditing for Energy Efficiency
    An Arizona nursery volunteered for an energy audit as part of a state program that assists agriculture-related businesses in evaluating their use and needs. It was free, it was painless, and it'll help the operation save money.
    By Sally Benson
  • A Quick Look at PGRs
    Plant growth regulators can perform a number of tasks in your perennials production program. In a market where calls for compact plants are increasing, however, height control can be achieved with the right formulation.
    By Joyce G. Latimer and Holly Scoggins
  • Five Fabulous Grasses
    There's an ornamental grass to fit nearly every landscape application, but how do you choose? Here's a list of hardy selections from our neighbor to the North.
    By Jim Brockmeyer with Sally Benson
  • Today's Trucks
    These vehicles pack a punch-and provide landscaping crews with the durability and towing power needed to haul heavy equipment to the jobsite.
    By Jason Bramwell