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With nearly 30 years of history as an industry leader, Loma Vista Nursery provides
first-class service and quality products to our customers.

Here is the latest news from Loma Vista Nursery. We are extremely proud of our team and our plants, and these media stories help showcase our hard work.

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For Lyndsi Oestmann and her 150-member team at Ottawa, Kansas-based Loma Vista Nrsery, the view from here is pretty good.  Oestmann is the second-generation owner of the company founded by her dad, Mark Clear, in 1991.  Today – as the company prepares for its 30th anniversary – Oestmann has the reins of the company and is grateful to the industry that is her dad’s passion, and hers as well.

Employers looking to add to their staff while reinforcing their existing workforce might take a page from the Loma Vista Nursery handbook. Five years ago, the Ottawa, KS-based grower (and finalist for Greenhouse Grower’s Operation of the Year award in 2019) developed an out-of-the-box curriculum that continues to train new professionals for the horticulture industry, where jobs tend to be off-kilter with demand for qualified, creative talent. What’s most remarkable to Lyndsi Oestmann, Vice President of Loma Vista, is the internship program became as much about fortifying Loma Vista Nursery’s leadership and staff as adding to its talent pool…

Spring may feel like forever away, but in the plant world it’s right around the corner! Caitlin Hupp, plant expert at Loma Vista Nursery, joined us to share why right now is the best time to start thinking ahead about which blooms you’d like to see when the weather turns warm again…

A local business has received an award from their industry. Loma Vista nursery has received the excellence of sustainability award was presented to Loma Vista during the annual cultivate 10 conferences in Columbus Ohio. Loma Vista marketing consultant. Zane DeZeeuw says, “The systems approach to nursery certification was not happy with the governments’ regulations weren’t doing enough to protect the industry against pathogens and other issues, so we created our own program and Loma Vista stood out”…

The finalists for this year’s Greenhouse Grower Operation of the Year award share several traits, including an innovative approach to production, a commitment to sustainability, and a drive to build long-term success for both their respective companies, and for the plant industry as a whole. Here’s your chance to get to know this year’s finalists, each of which have already won individual honors. The winner will be announced at Cultivate’19 during Greenhouse Grower’s Medal of Excellence awards…

After a lengthy and rigorous dissection of its practices, Loma Vista Nursery entered a program that will drastically reduce pest-related risks and enrich the company. Late last year, the nursery received SANC certification. SANC — Systems Approach to Nursery Certification — is administered by the National Plant Board, a non-profit organization that includes plant pest regulatory agencies representing each of the states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and Guam…

 

OTTAWA, Kansas – Loma Vista Nursery has received Systems Approach to Nursery Certification (SANC), administered by the National Plant Board, a non-profit organization of the plant pest regulatory agencies of each of the states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and Guam. SANC is a voluntary, audit-based program for production nurseries and grower greenhouses and is designed to reduce pest risks associated with the movement of nursery stock…

Education is one of the best ways to encourage and help foster your customers’ success. Loma Vista Nursery in Ottawa, Kan., has fine-tuned its education programs throughout the years and established itself as trusted experts in the green industry. Loma Vista maintains a wholesale operation as well as a landscape distribution center. Much of the company’s educational programs are hosted through its distribution center, but it’s certainly a model that could be successful for any wholesale grower willing to invest the time…

An old limestone rock quarry on the southern edge of Ottawa, Kansas has found new life as a water source for Loma Vista Nursery’s 50 acres of trees and plants. At the same time, what may have once been considered an eyesore has been turned into an environmentally positive site visually and functionally. Mark Clear, Loma Vista’s owner, went into the nursery industry in 1991 and began the Ottawa operation in 2005…

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