American Nurseryman Magazine - Horticulture Magazine and Horticulture Books - July 2014

Features

  • The Beauty of Waterwise Plants
    Even the driest garden can come alive with color if the right plants are selected. Here, the Southwest's premier plantsman recommends some of his favorites for xeric conditions.
    By David Salman
  • A "New" Old Disease
    Elm yellows, a devastating disorder that destroyed thousands of Ulmus species in the 1990s, appears to be making a comeback. Vigilance and early intervention may help to control its spread.
    By Francesca Peduto Hand, Joe Boggs and Jim Chatfield
  • Getting to the Roots: Production Effects on Tree Root Growth and Morphology
    Recent nursery production research conducted in the Northeast has far-reaching implications for the way trees and shrubs are grown, including plant health and quality, environmental impact and return on investment. In Part I of our presentation, we compare three types of production systems and their effects on tree growth and root morphology.
    By Cathy Neal and Daniel Lass
  • 110 Years and Counting
    American Nurseryman celebrates its centennial-plus-10 this year, joining the likes of Rolls-Royce, the Waikiki Aquarium and Dr. Seuss.
    By Sally Benson