Bald Cypress - a Great Tree for the Home Landscape
Bald Cypress for the landscape At last, bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) is getting some well-deserved attention. No one is exhibiting the
10 Types of Cedars that Everyone Should Know
Why plant a cedar? The short answer is that they are striking garden selections, with lovely, textural foliage that can be had in shades of
10 Types of Pine Trees that Everyone Should Know
What is a Pine Tree? Many of us have a tendency to refer to all conifers as pine trees, which is not illogical considering that the pine fa
10 Types of Junipers that Everyone Should Know
Junipers tend to be the Rodney Dangerfield of the garden: they get no respect. They are often over-planted and under-cared for in commercial
US National Arboretum Announces Adelgid-Resistant Hybrid Hemlock!
Tsuga lovers can celebrate some good news! The National Arboretum, part of the USDA's Agricultural Research Service, announced in April that
Adrian Bloom's 'Gardening with Conifers, 2nd Edition'
It is only fitting that I write a review of the new, second, edition of Adrian Bloom’s book, Gardening with Conifers, (Firefly Publishing, 2
First ACS Research Grant Awarded
We are pleased to report that the ACS, after establishing a research grant in 2018, made its first award this month. The committee members w
Conifers in Urban Gardens with Brent Markus
Get to know Brent Markus of RareTree Nursery, a landscaper of urban "pocket gardens" and four-season gardens.
New Cultivars of Conifer and Evergreen Trees: Thuja occidentalis
Learn about conifer cultivars, or cultivated varieties, and how to make new plants from old ones.
How to Design Your Personal Conifer Garden: Color, Texture, & Size
Get started on designing and landscaping a conifer garden with your personal style.