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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…


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…


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…


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…