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Groundcovers

The Underestimated Landscaping Plant

As the season of spring is upon us, let’s take your garden and landscaping prep to the next level. It’s time to design that perfect landscape, you know the one you always dreamed about? It starts by creating an overarching plan, one that includes groundcovers. Groundcovers are essential to any landscape for creating dimension, filling…

Get Your Wish List Ready

Why This Month is the Best Time to Plan the Garden of your Dreams

There’s nothing like the power of imagination – especially when you’re looking out the window at lingering snow patches, brown grass and bare trees. Early spring, while the landscape is still dormant, is a great time to plan your outdoor living spaces. After all, do you want to spend the peak of the season deciding…

The Perks of Planting

How Gardening Can Impact Health

Sure, it feels good to get your hands in the soil. Gardening also feels good for other reasons. Here are the benefits: Mental Health – According to Psychology Today, gardening can improve mental health by providing greater mental clarity and feelings of reward. It’s also good for alleviating anxiety and reducing stress. Physical Health –…

Welcome to your 20’s

This year marks a big milestone for two of our employees here at Loma Vista Nursery. Alfredo Rios and Manuel ‘Chico’ Castro have been members of the Loma Vista Nursery family for 20 years! Alfredo Rios is our shipping manager; he makes sure that your deliveries get to you on time. Chico is a section…

Let Me Count the Ways: 5 Reasons We Love these Rose Varieties

There’s a reason why roses inspire poets and often sell out on Valentine’s Day. Actually, there are all kinds of reasons: Color: Sure, roses are red but there is a real palette of possibilities to add vibrancy to outdoor landscapes. Examples of bold bloomers include Oso Easy® Paprika, Easy Elegance® Coral Cove and Easy Elegance®…

Protect Your Investments: Do’s and Don’ts for Wintertime Plant and Tree Care

Do you remember when you brought your new shrubs, trees and ornamental perennials home and carefully planted them and made sure they got the care they needed for those first few weeks? Now think about the toll that winter weather can take.  A little TLC might be needed to help your plants make it through…

Trending for ’21: What to Plant This Year

It may be dormant season on the ground, but for those of us fortunate enough to get an early look at new plants for a new year, it’s an exciting time. What will be trending this spring, summer and fall in outdoor landscapes? For one thing, following a year that was challenging but spurred many…

Christmas at the Nursery

Like any other family, our work family at Loma Vista Nursery loves to celebrate the holidays. From hanging Christmas lights to celebrating 12 Days of Evergreens, our offices are full of Christmas cheer. This year, we spruced up the fun. Follow along to see our 2020 celebrations. 12 Days of Evergreens Winter may not have…

Deck the Landscape

Has anyone else noticed how early people are putting up their Christmas trees and lights this year? The holiday season, with all of its look and feels, is a balm for a tough year. There’s more to holiday greenery than a wreath on your front door or a Tannenbaum in your living room. In the…

Winter is Coming: Enliven Your Landscape with Interesting Shrubs

Even as the palette changes, the view from a winter landscape does not have to be dull or uninspiring. There’s beauty to be seen in outdoor surroundings at a time when many plantings are dormant. Take winter shrubs, for example. Really – take them, plant them and enjoy the many ways that they provide color,…