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Pages from Gert's book
It was a great pleasure for me to be able to write about my...
Gert Fortgens | Feb 15, 2024
Quercus marlipoensis acorns
A new study has analyzed the germination characteristics of...
Website Editor | Feb 15, 2024
Gall on Quercus grahamii
A new species of oak gall wasp has been named in honor of...
Website Editor | Feb 14, 2024

Plant Focus

For this Species Spotlight we train our follow spot on an oak that is quite a star of the quercine scene: Quercus hypoleucoides (stage name...

"Oaks for Everyone" in The American Gardener

Tim Boland (IOS Board Member and Oak Conservation and Research Committee Chair) and Matt Lobdell wrote an article about oaks for The American Gardener, the magazine of the American Horticultural Society. It was published in the July/August 2022 issue and has now been made freely available. Click here to read this detailed and comprehensive account of why oaks are "ecological workhorses" and which species might be appropriate for planting in gardens in different regions of the U.S.

The American Gardener July-August 2022