Franklinia alatamaha

When looking for small trees to complete a woodland landscape, many opt for the wide varieties of Acer palmatum available in the nursery industry. While common and versatile, the Japanese maples’ lack of significant flowers leaves some folks looking for alternatives. The Franklin Tree( Franklinia alatamaha) would be an excellent addition to the landscape.

In 1765, […]

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Frankfort Chamber Holds Enthusiastic Annual Dinner

The Capital Plaza Hotel hosted over 200 people at the Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Auction on Friday night.  The annual event is one of the Chamber’s biggest fundraisers of the year.

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Dr. Win Dunwell Named a Fellow of the IPPS Eastern Region

 

Winston Dunwell, P.D., University of Kentucky Extension Horticulture Specialist for Nursery Crops, was honored by his peers on September 25, 2015, at the International Plant Propagators’ Society (IPPS) Eastern Region annual conference. Win was presented with the 2015 Fellow Award, which was created to honor Eastern Region members for contributions to plant propagation or production […]

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The Kasura Tree Is Truly a Delight for Fall Color

By Eric Garris, Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest

In our search for trees that bring fall color into the landscape, we often choose favorites such as maples and oaks. Often overlooked is a diminutive tree that provides good shade as well as spectacular autumnal foliage.

The Katsura tree (Cerciophyllum japonicum) is a native of Japan and China, […]

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Bill Strain Recipient of KNLA Hall-of-Fame

At KNLA’s Annual Business Meeting on January 21, 2015 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Kentucky, Bill Strain was inducted into KNLA’s Hall-of-Fame. Bill is owner of Strain & Son’s Nursery in Athens, AL and was awarded the Hall-of-Fame status for his “sincere dedication to the association and for his efforts for the […]

By |February 4th, 2015|News|0 Comments

KNLA Honors Outgoing Directors

At KNLA’s Annual Business Meeting on January 21, 2015 KNLA President, Martin Korfhage (Clinton Korfhage Landscaping) and Vice President, Kim Fritz (Village Green Wholesale Nursery) honored three outgoing Board of Directors. Pictured from left to right: Kim Fritz, Martin Korfhage, Margie Witt (Ammon Wholesale Nursery) (accepting on behalf of Cora Martin), Rodney Beyersdoerfer (Premium Horticultural […]

By |February 4th, 2015|News|0 Comments