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30-year-old tree grower is building a $120 million business

In the summer of 2014, Jonathan Saperstein, then a 27-year-old executive at and minority shareholder in TreeTown USA, a decorative tree grower, was worried. "We were up against the clock because of the cash position," he says. The company's founder--his father, David Saperstein, who had vaulted onto The.....

Germany: Number of tree nurseries is shrinking

1,714 tree nurseries cultivated a tree nursery space of 18,613 hectares in Germany in 2017. Compared to the last survey conducted in 2012, the used area dropped by 14.4 per cent and the number of tree nursery businesses by 23.5 per Gabriele FriedrichTree nurseries cover some 11 hectares in areaAs the.....

Norway: Norgesplanter opens new tree nursery

Norgesplanter held a grand opening for their new nursery last month, for which Visser has delivered advanced tree nursery automation machines. Norgesplanter focuses on a sustainable future by protecting young trees against the notorious pine weevil by using an innovative waxing method instead of chemical.....

Solution for root girdling helps growers produce healthier trees

Root girdling is a well-known and costly problem in the horticulture industry. It starts during propagation and can’t be reversed as a tree matures. Over time, roots circle the trunk, choking and killing the tree. Tree mortality is a concern for consumers as well. Recently, the City of Edmonton reported that.....