The April 2023 issue of Digger looks at the business of growing big trees.
- Diversifying the tree palette: Growers have become more conscientious about offering a mix of natives and clonal selections. By Emily Lindblom
- The eternal appeal of oaks: Original species still sell well, while new smaller columnar Quercus are coming on strong. By Erica Browne Grivas
- The tribulations of big trees: Growing bigger trees that will flourish in a changing climate takes a long-game approach. By Jon Bell
- President’s Message: Democracy in action. By Todd Nelson
- Director’s Desk: Blessed to be part of this industry. By Jeff Stone
- What I’m Hearing: Putting a new spinney on an old word. By Mike Darcy
- Meet the Leader: Angela Bailey. Get to know one of the leading voices in Oregon’s nursery industry, Angela Bailey, who does double duty as co-owner of Verna Jean Nursery and as president of the Oregon Farm Bureau.
- Growing Knowledge, an ongoing series provided by Oregon State University in collaboration with the USDA and in partnership with OAN.
- Going with the flow: Research on plant hydraulics helps explain the effect of drought stress on shade trees. By Sadie Keller, Rebecca Sheridan, Scout Dahms-May, Carolyn Scagel and Lloyd Nackley
Please send your comments on the issue to editor Curt Kipp at email@example.com.