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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,…

Winging It: Plants that Attract Birds

Think of your own outdoor surroundings as an ecosystem. Your landscape can be a haven and a habitat for environmentally-important wildlife, including birds. Although migratory patterns are different around the country and you may have different feathered friends around in fall, winter, spring and summer, you can attract and nourish many species of birds with…

Caitlin’s Fall Tips

As trees turn and fade, you may be wondering what to do with your plants. Our very own Caitlin Hupp has some great advice featured in a recent segment that aired on Midday Madison. First, says Caitlin, you can decorate your indoor spaces by bringing plants inside. As temperatures start to drop in the evening,…

Easy Does It: Easy Elegance Roses Are Small and Mighty

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, as the saying goes, but might not be as simple to grow. Easy Elegance® roses, a cultivar series created by Bailey Nurseries of St. Paul, Minn., are designed to be both elegant and easy to grow. Dubbed the “fuss proof” rose, Easy Elegance roses combine…

All Things Boxwood

With varieties sporting fresh-sounding names like Green Velvet, Sprinter, Green Mountain and Wintergreen, you can be assured Loma Vista Nursery is one of the top producers of SANC-certified boxwood in the Midwest, ensuring strict health and quality standards are met for all our plants. As expert growers, we are excited to share more about this…

Meet Leanne, our Human Resources Manager!

Loma Vista Nursery Employee Features

At Loma Vista Nursery, we are proud of our plants and the people who work here. Over the next few months, our blogs will spotlight our incredible team members and their role in our nursery. Introducing: Leanne Leanne is our human resources manager, who started working part time at the nursery in 1991. Leanne is…

New and Notable Fall Perennials and Shrubs

Nothing against pumpkin spice and sweater weather, but one of our favorite things about fall is welcoming new varieties of plants with four-season interest. Our dock has been a virtual show of color and beauty as we receive and ship out perennials that enhance landscapes all over the country. There are many new varieties that…

Virtual Meeting, Real Education

As the world adapts to a new normal, an industry event went online to great success

Plants are known to adapt and grow into new environments. Likewise, our industry is adapting and growing into a new virtual environment. The virtual roots were planted for Cultivate’20, a popular industry event usually held in Ohio that shifted to a remote format this year, and our team members sprouted into the new platform to…

Your Fall Color Tour Starts at Home

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” Albert Camus

You don’t need to hit the highway or backroads for a fall color tour. Create your own vibrant show by planting trees and shrubs that deliver favorite hues of the season, from rich golds and spectacular yellows to fiery reds and soothing bronzes. The autumn sky’s the limit with a wide range of trees and…

2020 Horticultural Industry Leadership Awards – Lyndsi Oestmann

A winning playbook

“A leader is someone who demonstrates what’s possible. ” – Mark Yarnell American Author Loma Vista Nursery President Lyndsi Oestmann grew up in the nursery business, and she’s become the embodiment of a true industry leader. Lyndsi has been awarded a 2020 Horticultural Industry Leadership Award from Nursery Management. Read it here:  https://www.nurserymag.com/  “She’s a…