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High Drama

This Eclipse is Like None Other

This dark shrub won’t “eclipse” other plants in your landscape, but it will for sure turn heads! New for gardens this spring – the Eclipse® Bigleaf Hydrangea brings high drama in bold color. This introduction is the latest in the First Editions Shrubs & Trees family of plants, produced by Bailey Nurseries. Loma Vista Nursery…

Plant Species Highlight

Delightful Daylilies

Bursts of color provide visual excitement when daylilies are planted in the landscape. Serving an aesthetic purpose in a variety of warm, cool and neutral colors, daylilies also offer practical solutions in problem areas where mowing is a challenge and soil erosion is present.  Because they are easy to care for, daylilies can be left…

Blooms Alive

New Life at the Nursery

Our nursery is bursting with buds, new color and interesting textures as we welcome the 2024 growing season. Here are just a few of the plants getting their spring right now on at Loma Vista Nursery. Ogon Spirea (Spirea thunbergii ‘Ogon’) Ogon Spirea Plant Type: Shrub Shrub Type: Deciduous Habit: Dense, Upright Flower Shade: White…

What’s Growing On

Our New Plants for 2024

Every year, new plants pique the interest of trade professionals and consumers. We are thrilled to grow the following new plant varieties for the 2024 growing season. Pinky Winky Prime® Panicle Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata) – Proven Winners Photo Pinky Winky Prime® Panicle Hydrangea Plant Type: Flowering Shrub Shrub Type: Deciduous Habit: Upright Flower Shades: Two-Toned…

February: Behind the Scenes

Here Comes Spring

When the soil starts to warm and plants begin unfurling their sleepy leaves, spring is just around the corner. And we’re busy as bees in summer. We caught up with Duane Huss, Loma Vista Nursery’s operations manager, for a behind-the-scenes look at February’s activities. With spring a handful of weeks ahead, Duane Huss, operations manager,…

Trends to Watch

Horti-futurism is Now

With the 2024 growing season at the starting gate, the question is naturally, “what’s new?” Experts (and history) tells us that trends are defined by the generations with buying power.  Horti-futurism, they say, is now.  While we value those Boomers who are still out there gardening along with their Gen X neighbors and Millennial children,…

Perennial Powerhouses

Add These to Spring Planting Projects

Now, we’re not going to say that we’re annual snobs – annual plants have a place in the landscape, too. But we will admit to having perennial preferences. And that’s because with so many benefits to our gardens and landscapes, perennial plants pack a powerhouse of positives.  With spring selling season coming into view, landscape…

January in Focus

The Nursery Never Sleeps

From monitoring temperatures in the poly houses to printing tags for spring planting – Loma Vista Nursery never sleeps. Department team leaders and members give us a quick look at what’s happening behind the scenes. Kurt Everett, left, sales manager, talks with colleagues attending an industry event. I know that 2024’s trade shows are already…

Prune to Grow

Nine Questions with Duane Huss

First in Our “Behind the Scenes” Series In winter, thoughts naturally turn to spring, which makes us think about pruning – and this is a very good time to pick up the pruners and look at the trees. We caught up with Duane Huss, Loma Vista Nursery’s operations manager, for quick tips on how to…

New Year Predictions

Lyndsi Oestmann's Annual Outlook

As the calendar turns from one year to the next, it’s naturally a time for reflection and expectation. For her take on 2023 – and her thoughts on what we can expect in 2024 – we checked in with our own Lyndsi Oestmann, a proven leader in the plant nursery industry. She offers her annual…