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Dec
10
2012

Long in the Needle

Here in the Pinus Strobus State our pines are graceful enough with their 5-inch needles. However, I’ve planted a few from Bhutan that come bundled with 8-inch needles, fairly humbling my Maine natives. The design objective is to get the swaying, shimmering effect that really only comes with long leaf species, my favorite being Pinus…

Dec
1
2012

NER “City Digs” Winter 2012

by Colby Feller, Northeast Region President. A week has passed since hurricane Sandy blew through our Northeast region, so first and foremost, I hope this finds everyone safe, with minimal damage to your homes and gardens. On the Lower East Side of Manhattan where we live, the storm surge washed down the streets and cars…

Oct
1
2012

SER President’s Notes October 2012

by Sue Hamilton, Southeast Region President. Autumn greetings! I don’t know about you but after the summer we’ve had I am excited that fall is finally here with cooler temperatures and hopefully more rainfall. We had a great meeting in Asheville in August and a very special THANK YOU to our Newsletter Editor, Maud Henne,…

Sep
21
2012

NER annual meeting held in Massachusetts

This year 102 members of the Northeastern Region convened on Massachusetts’ South Shore, an area defined as south of Boston and before Cape Cod extends its’ crooked arm into the Atlantic, for its annual meeting September 14-15. Headquarters was in Rockland, MA, at the Holiday Inn. This is the backyard – literally as well as…

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