L.E. Cooke Co

Monday, 25 March 2013 03:00

2014CatCover-Answers

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2013-2014 Catalog Cover Quiz Answer Sheet Hope you enjoyed the challenge. Besides just the answer, more information is available. Click on each answer to jump to an individual page for that variety. Click in the second column to jump to information pages for the category. The third column has blog posts related to the flowering category and what we like about each one. This might give you some ideas for recommending and selling some of…
Tuesday, 10 April 2012 03:00

Where are the Red Trucks?

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"Where are the Red Trucks?" Answer: We are going "Green" No, not green trucks. Something a whole lot more fuel efficient and cost efficient. Hybrid cars. I guess being in the "Green Industry", I get a little jaded about all the "Going Green" topics in the press. So forgive me if I write about something similar on this blog. Those of us in agriculture are constantly working to be efficient, to conserve and to be…
Thursday, 26 January 2012 02:00

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones

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On 1/25/2012 the USDA in association with OSU announced and unveiled the latest version of the Cold Hardiness Zones Map for the U.S. Nursery Management magazine has done a nice summary of the changes here in NMPro so I won't repeat it here. In short, zones have shifted both due to warming trends but also more accurate geographically due to better data and technology. Some areas are now colder or warmer on the zone chart…
Thursday, 10 June 2010 03:00

L.E. Cooke In The News

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I really appreciated Nursery Management Production magazine and Kelli Rodda for the cover exposure and nicely written story in the April 2010 issue of NM-Pro magazine. The article was concisely written and conveyed accurately the "flavor" (pun intended) of what we are about. Of course they might have hurt their magazine circulation with these rough looking guys on the cover. Here is the article: NM-Pro Article By the way, that is a Mexican Redbud we…
Thursday, 16 July 2009 03:00

Tweet Tweet

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Our Twitter is now up and fully functioning. It automatically posts up new blogs as well as new article additions to the website. Don't forget that we can post to it as well, which means that I can keep you guys up to date on the latest happenings with the website and the LECooke facility. To visit our Twitter, just click the leaf on the right hand side of the page that has a blue…
Friday, 03 April 2009 03:00

New Site!

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Welcome to the new L.E. Cooke Co website! There are a lot of new features here, as well as additional planned features, so have a look around.┬áCustomers, please feel free to register to view content related directly to you. Don't forget your customer ID (same one that is on your confirmation), or else you will not be able to register. Should you need your ID number, please feel free to call us (800-845-5193) and…