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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,…

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…