Author Archives: Tim Sander

About Tim Sander

Tim Sander is nursery manager at Terra Nova Nurseries in Canby, Ore. Learn more about Terra Nova at You can reach Sander at

Terra Nova’s Heims & Sander: Tissue Culture Tips

Our world has changed thanks to tissue culture. From exotic orchids at Trader Joe’s to the Autumn Glory maples along our city streets, consumers and landscapers have both found the superior quality, health and vigor of these plants to be amazing. Even before a plant enters the lab, it undergoes rigid viral testing by companies