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Ready, Set, Grow: Engage Kids with Fun Gardening Activities

School’s out for summer! Give kids a break from online learning and explore the natural world together.

Gardening helps kids learn valuable lessons in everything from biology and weather to math and cooking. Getting outside to plant and grow things is also fun, rewarding and an easy way to get away from devices and screens. There is a wealth of information that supports the many benefits of gardening. A study published in…

Ooh La La! Cut Flower Gardens for All

The perfect plants for creating a cut flower garden

Starting a cut flower garden is something everyone can enjoy. Cut flower gardens are an environmentally friendly project, that can attract butterflies and other natural pollinators outdoors, while providing a source for beautiful arrangements indoors. Lo & Behold® ‘Blue Chip’ Butterfly Bush is a natural pollinator. There are many ways to create a cut flower…

This Variety is the Spice of Outdoor Life

Is it time for a “spice-y” landscape? Consider adding some zest to your landscape with Viburnum carlesii ‘Spice Baby™’ from Proven Winners, also known as Koreanspice Viburnum. This viburnum – a deciduous shrub with showy flowers and berries – offers a spicy, almost exotic spring fragrance and lush green foliage. It blooms with pink flowers…

Everything’s Coming Up Roses – and We Love It!

“There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

A garden mainstay, roses have inspired poetry, songs and artwork for centuries because of their color, fragrance, shape and sheer beauty. Loma Vista Nursery grows a variety, including Drift® Groundcover Roses, The Knock Out® Family of Roses, the Oso Easy® Roses from Proven Winners and the Easy Elegance® Series of Roses. To borrow another classic…

Spring Into Learning

Learn about Nursery Production

Spring is a great time to teach children about the benefits of plants and nature. Plants offer health benefits and create learning activities for all to enjoy. Loma Vista Nursery created this e-learning kit to help parents and teachers with lesson plans at home and in virtual classrooms.  As schools send home activity packets, homework,…

Seeds of Leadership

Caitlin Hupp Named to Class of 2020’s “Forty Under 40”  

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way,” – John C. Maxwell, American Author. Seeds of plants – and leadership – are nurtured here at Loma Vista Nursery. We are proud to recognize Caitlin Hupp, one of our territory sales managers, for being named into the Class of…

Arbor Day or Any Day: Consider Planting These Hardy Tree Varieties

Arbor Day – and any day – is a fitting time to extol the value of trees! 

In addition to providing a virtual canopy of benefits, they release oxygen, and remove dust and other particulates from the air. Trees create a cooling effect. They are helpful in a largely concrete urban environment or in a suburban or rural backyard. Arbors serve as an umbrella for rainfall and as a windbreak in open…

Bloom Where You’re Planted: Welcoming a Different – But Just as Beautiful – Spring

“The deep roots never doubt spring will come.”  Marty Rubin

Even as events unfold around us and the world becomes uncertain, green shoots still push through soil and buds still emerge on branches. Spring is as unstoppable as it is inspirational. As America isolates at home, an interesting and heartening thing is happening: Interest in gardening and landscaping is surging. A recent Associated Press news…

A Special Post from Our President, Lyndsi Oestmann

Turmoil is the test of leadership. At a time when plants are awakening and buds are blooming, much of our world is caught between standstill and uncertainty.

Yet here we are – human beings and businesses at every link in the landscape chain faced with unimaginable challenges and threats to health, safety and stability. It’s becoming trite to hear, “we’ll get through this.” But I do believe we will. At Loma Vista Nursery, we, like many of our industry colleagues, weathered and…