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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…

Meet Sally, our section leader!

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.…

Sally’s Top 5 Plants

The horticulture industry is chock-full of plant enthusiasts, and here at Loma Vista Nursery, it is no different. Each day at work, you can find our staff debating various plants. Every day it feels the March Madness NCAA bracket but with plants. And instead of the challenge lasting just one month, this debate goes on…

Divisions Guide

The word ‘division’ may remind you of elementary school math worksheets or perhaps of the Continental Divide in Colorado. However, divisions are also one of the best kept secrets in the plant business for how to create new plants from plants you already have. Divisions Certain varieties of plants are able to be split in…

Plant Highlight: Caryopteris

We are in the homestretch of summer and are beginning to inch towards fall. Some summer-blooming flowers may be spent and seeding at this point, and it is too early for some fall interest plants. The good news is we have just the plant for you this time of year. Bluebeard Caryopteris, sometimes known by…