Shrubs take center stage in the June 2023 issue of Digger. Sharing the spotlight is the Farwest Show Planning Guide (PDF), a special insert detailing all the seminars, speakers and special events planned for this year’s extra-special 50th anniversary Farwest Show. Shrub-focused feature articles in the June 2023 issue include: Columns: Download a PDF of […]
May 2023: The Sustainability Issue
The May 2023 issue of Digger explores the myriad ways the nursery and greenhouse industry of today is implementing sustainable measures and building on the legacy of pioneers in sustainability, such as Mahonia Nursery owner John D. Miller and agricultural inventor Heping Zhu, who developed the technology that would become the Intelligent Spray Control System. […]
April 2023: The Trees Issue
The April 2023 issue of Digger looks at the business of growing big trees. Columns: Departments: Download a PDF of this issue. Please send your comments on the issue to editor Curt Kipp at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 2023: Water Outlook 2023
The March 2023 issue of Digger takes a deep dive into the nursery industry’s use of water, the essential input for the propagation and growth of plant material. Columns: Growing Knowledge, an ongoing series provided by Oregon State University in collaboration with the USDA and in partnership with OAN. Download a PDF of this issue. Please […]
February 2023: Greenhouse Issue ’23
The February 2023 issue of Digger takes a look at the people, products and processes that make Oregon the gold standard of greenhouse production today. Columns: Growing Knowledge, an ongoing series provided by Oregon State University in collaboration with the USDA and in partnership with OAN. Download a PDF of this issue. Please send your comments […]
January 2023: The Retail Issue
The New Year’s issue of Digger tracks the trends steering sales for retail nurseries and garden centers: A string of succulent successes: Thanks in large part to social media, the market for indoor succulents is larger, more varied and more popular than ever before. By Emily Lindblom. Taking your plants to market: Farmer’s markets, gardening […]
December 2022: Oregon is Nursery Country
Anchored by multigenerational farming families, some dating as far back as the 1850s, Oregon’s nursery industry is deeply rooted in the past. Want to know more? Listen to Cindy Lou Evans Pease spin tales about her great-great grandfather, Christian Frederick Vonderahe, who in 1857 settled on land that is known today as Evans Farms LLC. […]
November 2022: Transportation and Logistics
Our November issue of Digger Magazine takes a comprehensive look at freight, a component of the nursery industry that’s as essential as water, sunshine and air. In this issue: A season of nightmares: With low availability and higher driver and truck costs, shipping costs skyrocketed in 2022. By Mitch Lies. Safe travels: Nurseries take steps to […]
October 2022: After the fire
Our October issue of Digger Magazine touches on the state of seedling production, the desire for flowers that stand up to the heat, trendy shade trees, the battle against the flatheaded borer, and more.
Our September issue of Digger Magazine recaps the just-concluded 2022 Farwest Show, while also discussing the hottest new hydrangeas, the importance of retaining workers, ways you can slash waste and boost profits, and the new integrated pest management (IPM) plan coming out of USDA Agricultural Research Service and Oregon State University.
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