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Tough Beauties

Autumn's Best Bloomers

Some may say the best part of autumn is its colors. As the weather turns cooler, these tough beauties stand up to fluctuating temperatures and climate conditions and still look good. Oakleaf Hydrangea ‘Alice’ (Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Alice) Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea  This tough, drought-tolerant hydrangea puts on a show in all four seasons. Leaves are large…

Toying With Plants

Our Favorites for Children's Gardens

With Grandparents’ Day coming up on Sunday, Sept. 10 we’re taking a look at ideal plants for children’s gardens. Whether an urban park or a suburban back yard, children’s gardens encourage a love of plants, play and learning. Here are a few of our favorites to consider when designing professional landscapes that cater to children.…

Trees We Love

Why You Should Plant These This Season

This month’s National Love a Tree Day got us thinking about the value of trees in our own yards and those we grow at Loma Vista Nursery. Trees are stately, flowering, artful, reaching, flowing and fruit, berry or nut producing. Some are tall, some are short and some are midsize. Trees are home to birds…

The Power of Plants

Create Gardens with Benefits

From environmental to economic and from health and wellness to food and shelter, much has been studied – and written – about the benefits of plants. Through inspiration that enriches human lives, they also support pollinators, wildlife and the natural ecosystem. This is our industry’s sweet spot. Gardens nurture us by providing spaces for peace,…

‘Tis the Season

All About Evergreens

There’s just something about evergreens that brings hope to winter landscapes. Maybe it’s their durability. Perhaps it’s their varied shapes and sizes. It may even be their hue, which heralds spring by reminding us that color will again return to our yards and gardens. At Loma Vista Nursery, we produce a variety of container and…

Planning for Spring

Timeless Selections for Fall Planting

As long as the ground is not frozen, anytime is a good time to plant a tree. Fall is a particularly good time because, planted early enough in the season, cooler temps and fall rains help trees establish their root systems before winter and the stress of summer heat and drought sets in. If you…

Variety is the Spice of Life

Planting for Landscape Diversity

Variety is the spice of life – and it is a “wow” in the landscape. Planting for diversity in public and private areas is an economical and ecological practice. It is cost effective, benefits plant health and the environment, and is aesthetically pleasing. At Loma Vista Nursery, we are growing a number of cultivars that…

Marching Into Tree Season

Learn About Our Field-Grown Practices

Loma Vista Nursery is marching into tree season! As temperatures warm and soils thaw, our landscape customers are stocking their spring inventory for people eager to get back to their outdoor planting projects. We are actively filling orders and preparing shipments to Midwest destinations. Swamp White Oak (Quercus bicolor) At Loma Vista Nursery, we grow…