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Nov
21
2014

2015 Collectors’ Conifer of the Year

Welcome to the 10th year of what has become one of the American Conifer Society’s most popular and successful programs. Since the program’s inception, it has provided our members with opportunities to acquire unique conifers with outstanding attributes as well as providing the Society with funds to promote our missions of education and use of conifers….

Nov
5
2014

ACS Member Speaks at Chicago Botanic Garden

Maryann Lewis, ACS member and President of the Aesthetic Pruners Association, spoke in September to the North American Japanese Garden Association on ‘Aesthetic Pruning to Enhance the Garden Experience’. The venue was the Chicago Botanic Garden, where Maryann, who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area was intrigued to learn that all of the sculpted pines…

Aug
24
2014

One of a kind specimens will be auctioned at NE Regional Meeting

ACS member Jerry Kral has cataloged the Dennis Dodge plants and reports that many one of a kind specimens will be amongst the 80 plants to be auctioned at the NE Regional Meeting in Rochester NY next month. There will be 61 different cultivars represented and this is the chance to buy a unique plant with…

Aug
19
2014

Derek Spicer wins Harper Award

    Derek Spicer is the latest winner of the Justin C. “Chub” Harper Award for the Development in the Field of Conifers. Derek is an ACS member and the owner of Kilworth Conifers based in Leicestershire, England. Derek has grown and sold conifers for more than 40 years and has used that experience to…

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