American Nurseryman Magazine - Horticulture Magazine and Horticulture Books - August 2013

Features

  • Dakota Dream Job
    It's the kind of project landscapers dream of: a solid referral, an unlimited budget and a client willing to let the design/build team have its way.
    By Sally Benson
  • Woody Plants in Alternative Media
    As growers face limited supplies of pine bark-the industry standard for container plant production-alternative substrates are filling in. But woody plants grown in these media must prove their performance in the landscape as well as in production, and research has shown that several varieties fare well.
    By S. Christopher Marble, Glenn B. Fain and Charles H. Gilliam
  • Up and Coming Perennials
    Check out some of the exciting perennials displayed at OFA's Short Course in July. Plus, here's a look at the Perennial Plant Association's 2013 Perennial Plant of the Year.
  • Putting Deer on a Diet
    It's a never-ending battle: You design a winning landscape, your clients are thrilled-and then the local deer population dines on the newly installed garden. You can tear out the damaged plants and start over again, but what do you plant this time?