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Fall Pruning Guide

We are in the transition stage from fall to winter now, and this is the perfect opportunity to trim up your shrubs and perennials. Fall and spring are the two seasons for tidying up your plants and getting them ready for the next growing season. Today’s blog will cover all of the basics for fall…

Plant Hightlight: Dogwoods

Parts of the country, including our nursery in Ottawa, received the first snow of the year as a sign that we are deep into fall and winter is right around the corner. Leaves are changing and falling to the ground, but seasonal interest does not have to stop with the end of fall. There are…

Meet Torrae, our inventory manager!

Loma Vista Nursery Employee Features We at Loma Vista Nursery are not only proud of our plants, but we are also proud of our operations and the people who work here, which is why we are featuring blogs and videos about the people who make up our incredible team and how we run our nursery.…

Torrae’s Top 5 Plants

The horticulture industry is chock-full of plant enthusiasts, and here at Loma Vista Nursery, it is no different. We appreciate our employees and decided to give them a space to claim their favorite plants by having a monthly “Top 5 Plants” post. This week’s feature: Torrae Torrae is in charge of all of our company’s…

Our Field Grown Trees

We have a growing facility in Ottawa, Kansas that grows all of our container materials. However, we also have over 600 acres of field trees in Willow Springs, just south of Lawrence. Our tree farm is run a little differently than our container facility. Today’s blog will cover our tree farm, highlight some trees, and…

Plant Highlight: Oakleaf Hydrangeas

Guess what? It’s fall, y’all! That means plants with autumn interest are about to take center stage. You may have noticed hints of yellow, orange, and red creeping into the trees around you. Trees though are not the only plants that look awesome in fall. Many shrubs and perennials have a ton to offer as…

Legacy Square Plant Donation

We are both honored and proud to call Ottawa, Kansas our home. The community has welcomed us with open arms, and it has given us a beautiful plot of land to grow our container plants. If you have not been to Ottawa before, it is definitely worth your trip. The town is home to the…

Tree Planting Guide

Fall is finally upon us. Autumn has a lot of great activities to offer such as apple cider, corn mazes, pumpkin carving, and flannel shirts, but what you may not know is that fall is the one of the best times to plant trees. The weather is cooled off enough to force trees to begin…

Plant Highlight: Sprinter Boxwood

Sprinter® Boxwood is one of the most utilized plants in yards and landscapes. There are actually quite a few different boxwood varieties that are used, and each variety has its own features that sets it apart.  Sprinter® (Buxus microphylla) is a newer boxwood developed by Proven Winners®. This boxwood is a great shrub to use…

Grass Guide

People are familiar with using grass in their yard for ground cover and turf, but people often do not consider adding ornamental grasses to their landscape. Ornamental grasses have a lot to offer. This blog will cover why we recommend you plant ornamental grass, tips for how to maintain them, and grass recommendations. In no…