Published Articles

Small, Tall and Packed TogetherDigger Magazine
Small, Tall and Packed Together

Written by Dawn Hummel
March, 2018

The midcentury ranch house with the huge yard is a thing of the past. Replacing it is the tall house with a small yard — and that’s changing the shape of home landscaping.

A Houseplant AwakeningDigger Magazine
A Houseplant Awakening

Written by Dawn Hummel
February, 2018

Growers and retailers tap into a renewed interest in indoor plants Lisa Eldred Steinkopf is addicted to houseplants and has a huge collection to prove it.

Rising from the AshesDigger Magazine
Rising from the Ashes

Written by Dawn Hummel
August, 2017

Ash trees were once a top seller for nurseries and a staple in urban forests and streetscapes. But thanks to the emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis), growers, buyers and specifiers have been forced to seek alternatives to replace the once-dependable workhorse.

Green Profit Magazine - December 2015Green Profit Magazine
"Titillating Tillandsias"
- Written by Ellen C. Wells, Interviewed October 2015 on Tillandsia Trends for Retail Garden Centers
December 2015

Nursery Management Magazine
"Word to the Water-wise: Plants for Drought-weary Growers, Landscapers and Consumers"
June 2015

farwest 2011 digger cover

Digger: Farwest Edition
"Thinking Big"
August 2011

NMM Magazine coverNursery Management Magazine
"Right Plants, Right Time" (Cover Story)
June 2011

L&L magazine cover001Lawn & Landscape Magazine
"Japanese Maples for Every Reason and Season"
December 2010

2011 garden center jap maple print article cover

Garden Center Magazine
"Japanese Maples for Every Reason and Season"
December 2010

2010 Digger PPA article coverDigger
"A Taste of Oregon"
September 2010

2009 PW NorthwestProvenBeauty cover

Proven Beauty
"Top Ten Northwest Gardening Events"

2006 Nursery pro cov er001The Nursery Pro
"Hebes for California"
March 2006

Garden Design001 coverGarden Design Magazine
"The Way Hot 100"

AmNur 2005 cover001American Nurseryman
"Field Notes"
June 2005