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Superb Shrubs for 2020

Both new and traditional staples, see our top shrub selections

Available in a range of sizes, shapes, colors and textures, shrubs are a perfect addition to any landscape design. Whether looking for shrubs to fill empty spaces, complete a design or create a focal point, there is a shrub made for your landscape. Here are some of our favorites:    Sunjoy Todo™ Barberry Photo courtesy…

Our Top Tree Picks

As we look forward to spring, it is time to find the perfect tree to add to your landscape. With a wide range of selections and varieties, we compiled a few of our favorite trees. As you consider “branching out” this year, you might want to consider these: MALUS Royal Raindrops® Photo courtesy of jfschmidt.com …

Growing a Leader

Meet 2020 Emerging Leader Brooke Stamm

“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” —Jack Welch, American business leader and former CEO of General Electric Growing – and helping others grow – is something that we take to heart at Loma Vista Nursery.  That’s why we’re especially…

Summer Internship Program

Are you looking for a fully-funded summer internship program in the horticulture industry? Look no further. Loma Vista Nursery offers a paid summer internship at our container facility in Ottawa, KS. Loma Vista Nursery stands for growth through education for our customer, our team and our industry, so we are dedicated to helping get new…

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…