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Feb
24
2018

Members! We Still have Some 2018 CCOY Selections Available

2018 Order Form   Conifer Collectors! Don’t miss out on two stunning cultivars, Cedrus atlantica ‘Sapphire Nymph (sapphire nymph Atlas cedar) and Platycladus orientalis ‘Franky Boy’ (franky boy Oriental arborvitae). Both are show-stoppers in the garden. Remember, this program helps support our mission, particularly scholarships and grants to botanical gardens. For full information: 2018 Collectors…

Feb
19
2018

2018 Jean Iseli Memorial Grant Open for Applications

  It’s that time again! The American Conifer Society annually awards a $4,000 grant to a public garden, arboretum or horticultural institution which has demonstrated its support of the development, conservation and propagation of conifers with an emphasis on dwarf or unusual varieties. The award was established in 1986 to further our mission and named…

Jan
25
2018

Bud Break 2018

musings from the Western Region President   Hello and Happy New Year to my Conehead friends around the Western Region. Given how wet and stormy it is right now in Washington, I’d like to take a few moments to focus on spring and summer and let you know what an awesome year 2018 is going…

Jan
25
2018

2018 Seed Exchange Coming Soon

Jim Brackman, the ACS’s intrepid seed collector and head of the Seed Exchange program, is still busy cleaning and sorting the 2018 offerings. He estimates that he is about 4-6 weeks away from finishing. In the meantime, you can still order seeds from the 2017 list. If you haven’t ever grown conifers from seed before,…

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