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Aug
22
2017

Board Meeting Recap – Summer 2017

Our midyear board meeting took place last Thursday, and we have some interesting developments to report! As a reminder, the ACS board meets twice a year, once at the national meeting and once in the winter. ACS members are invited to attend all parts of the board meeting with the exception of the executive session,…

Aug
3
2017

2019 Meeting voucher to be auctioned at 2017 National Meeting

  The Western Region has just donated a plant to the upcoming national meeting auction in Syracuse, NY. It’s the above-pictured Cryptomeria japonica ‘Ryoku Gyoku’. The WR offered this plant, with its distinctive label, as their latest regional meeting in Silverton, OR. Now non-WR members can own this lovely little conifer too. But wait, there’s…

May
26
2017

A Garden is Lost, A Gem is Discovered: National 2017 Update

  In early May we learned that the Ryan/Murphy Garden, featured in the CQ, Spring 2017 Issue, was no longer available for our 2017 National ACS Meeting. Fortunately, as several “Plan B’s” were being considered, an extraordinary garden came to our attention. On May 19th we visited, “The Kraft Gardens on Crooked lake”. The Gardens are…

Feb
4
2017

Introducing Jared Weaver, New SER Director

  Growing up in rural Pennsylvania has had a lasting impact on my life and instilled a love of plants, gardening, and the outdoors in me. After a stint in the US Army, I moved to Bowling Green, Kentucky, to attend Western Kentucky University, where I majored in horticulture with a minor in art. Living…

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