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Zoom Zoom! Talking Trees Virtually

Pandemic-related travel restrictions and the cancellation of large in-person conferences has made it difficult to share our knowledge of trees, but we’re adapting as best we can. Conference platforms and sites like Zoom, Whova and Vimeo save the day, and make it possible for you to view our presentations, too . . . . Read More.


Hop aboard for a summer propagation tour

Plant propagators from around the world learned about our summer propagation techniques during a virtual North American Summit of the International Plant Propagators’ Society (IPPS) that took place in July. If you didn’t attend the summit and missed out on our tour, you’re in luck! Read more.


The Tree Book kindled by authors' love of trees

The Tree Book – Superior Selections for Landscapes, Streetscapes & Gardens, evolved from a 30+ year friendship kindled by the authors’ mutual love of trees. Between its covers, you’ll find the combined knowledge and wisdom of two of this generation’s great plantsmen, Dr. Michael Dirr and Keith Warren. Read More


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