10 Types of Spruce Trees Everyone Should Know
To most people, 'conifer' and 'pine tree' are synonymous. There is some rationale for this, as the pine family is the largest conifer family
More Amazing Conifer Seed Cones!
Spring is the season for gorgeous seed cones, and even male pollen cones can be decorative. Most people think of 'pine' cones as brown and d
12 Amazing Conifer Cones
Photographs by Janice LeCocq Photography In April, winter-weary eyes look with relief to spring flowers bursting forth across the landsca
Bud Break 2018
▲ August 10-11th — In the Footsteps of a Legend, Denver Colorado. We’re very excited to offer a meeting at one of our new Reference Garden
The Weather Outside is Frightful!
Here are some photos of conifers in the snow from CQ Editor Ron Elardo's garden in Adrian, Michigan. We'd love to see your photos, too!
What is a Conifer Tree?
So what is a conifer tree, anyway? While this seems like a simple question, it has a complicated answer. Most of us have a vague idea; it’s
The Heritage Tree Program: Preserving Campus History Through Cultivation
Note: this article was written by Brandon Miller, recipient of the 2016 ACS Scholarship
A Man Named Pearl
Pearl Fryar of Bishopville, SC, the son of a sharecropper and former mill worker, is an abstract artist whose medium is topiary. He was the
My Favorite (Unexpectedly) Shady Characters
Conifers in Shady Situations In the world of plant-speak, the accepted definition of “Full Sun” is six or more hours of direct sun per day.
Ancient Bristlecone Broom Yields Seedling!
2016 Conifer Road Trip In August of last year, a couple of dozen coneheads traveled to the White Mountains of California to view Pinus lo