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February: Behind the Scenes

Here Comes Spring

When the soil starts to warm and plants begin unfurling their sleepy leaves, spring is just around the corner. And we’re busy as bees in summer. We caught up with Duane Huss, Loma Vista Nursery’s operations manager, for a behind-the-scenes look at February’s activities. With spring a handful of weeks ahead, Duane Huss, operations manager,…

Trends to Watch

Horti-futurism is Now

With the 2024 growing season at the starting gate, the question is naturally, “what’s new?” Experts (and history) tells us that trends are defined by the generations with buying power.  Horti-futurism, they say, is now.  While we value those Boomers who are still out there gardening along with their Gen X neighbors and Millennial children,…

New Year Predictions

Lyndsi Oestmann's Annual Outlook

As the calendar turns from one year to the next, it’s naturally a time for reflection and expectation. For her take on 2023 – and her thoughts on what we can expect in 2024 – we checked in with our own Lyndsi Oestmann, a proven leader in the plant nursery industry. She offers her annual…

Special Edition Blog

Make the Most of Cultivate'23

By Lyndsi Oestmann If it’s July – it’s time to “cultivate” your business network! Our team is averaging 18-plus hours per person round trip to attend Cultivate’23 later this week. The annual trade show and convention presented by AmericanHort is the green industry’s premier event, held during July in Columbus, Ohio, and this year from…

Rock Star Performers

Meet Loma Vista Nursery's Pop Stars

When it comes to rock star hydrangeas, Endless Summer® Pop Star® may be among the more compact and smaller varieties in the Hydrangeaceae family – but make no mistake. It holds its own among the category’s big daddies. Pop Star® Bigleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Bailmacsix’) Pop Star® Hydrangea Pop Star®  Hydrangea’s motto is “giving you…

New Shrubs for 2023

Bountiful Blooms for Beautiful Landscapes

This year’s stylish landscapes and gardens will feature specimen shrubs that deliver bold and bountiful blooms. We’re growing the following 2023 new shrub varieties that deliver all the benefits!  Be sure to check out our next blog, when we will feature Loma Vista Nursery’s new perennials for 2023. For more information, visit our online catalog.…

Curiosity Seals the Deal

Inspiring Student Horticulturists

By Lyndsi Oestmann Late last fall I had the honor of visiting the Throckmorton Plant Sciences Center at my alma mater, Kansas State University (KSU). Chad Miller, Ph.D., associate professor of landscape  horticulture, invited me to present to his students enrolled in the class, “HORT 190 Preparing for Your Horticulture Career.” Preparing the next generation…

Celebrating the Future

Lyndsi Oestmann's New Year Outlook

With the interesting challenges of 2022 behind us, what can we expect from the year ahead? We asked Loma Vista Nursery’s Lyndsi Oestmann to give us an outlook. Q. From a grower perspective, what excites you most as we enter a new year? A. We are excited to see where 2023 takes us! We look…