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Jun
29
2017

CONIFER PROPAGATION 101

Part I So, you’ve been bitten by the conifer bug and have your own collection of these wonderful plants and you’ve entered the Cone Zone by joining the American Conifer Society. You may also be following conifer forums, groups and blogs on the ACS website ,Houzz, Facebook, and who knows how many other places and…

Jun
28
2017

Exciting New Conifers of Northern Vietnam

By Scott McMahan, Manager of International Plant Exploration, Atlanta Botanical Garden I have had the pleasure of botanizing in many areas of southeast Asia over the past 20 years, but few places have provided such botanical surprises as northern Vietnam. Most people would probably guess that the climate throughout Vietnam is tropical and for the…

Mar
20
2017

The 2017 Seed Exchange is Open!

Jim Brackman has just released the 2017 seed list and there are some very exciting and unusual selections. Quite a few are in very short supply, so don’t wait! Check out the list, make your choices and get growing! ACS Seed Exchange  

Feb
1
2017

More Conifer College Info

Our first post last month reviewed six of the eight presentations in this year’s Conifer College (immediately follows the 2017 National Meeting). Here are the rest of the offerings. Reserve early to get the topics you want! Frank Goodhart, past ACS president (1996-1997) and recipient of the Award of Merit for Development in the Field…

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