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Look to the Trees

Their Significant Journey from Fields to Communities

In honor of April Earth Month – and Arbor Day this Friday – we’re celebrating those oft-overlooked trees that we walk under, drive by and sit beneath. They are mainstays along our sidewalks and public thoroughfares, and in our community parks and public gardens.  Their common name is “street tree,” but they stand up to…

What’s Growing On

Our New Plants for 2024

Every year, new plants pique the interest of trade professionals and consumers. We are thrilled to grow the following new plant varieties for the 2024 growing season. Pinky Winky Prime® Panicle Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata) – Proven Winners Photo Pinky Winky Prime® Panicle Hydrangea Plant Type: Flowering Shrub Shrub Type: Deciduous Habit: Upright Flower Shades: Two-Toned…

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,…

Prune to Grow

Nine Questions with Duane Huss

First in Our “Behind the Scenes” Series In winter, thoughts naturally turn to spring, which makes us think about pruning – and this is a very good time to pick up the pruners and look at the trees. We caught up with Duane Huss, Loma Vista Nursery’s operations manager, for quick tips on how to…

Timeless Traditions

Our Favorite Holiday Selections

We love December because it’s fun, festive and all about tradition. So many of our beautiful trees and shrubs add natural style to outdoor holiday arrangements and decorations. After the holidays, they provide color and interest through the winter. Plant small specimen evergreens in holiday containers, then transfer them to the landscape in spring. We…

Falling for Foliage

Plant These Now for Great Color Next Fall

This time of year, who isn’t falling for foliage? For stately presence and autumn flair, consider adding these trees and shrubs to landscape projects and designs. Pacific Sunset® Maple (Acer truncatum x Acer platanoides ‘Warrenred’) Pacific Sunset® Maple A hybrid of Shantung and Norway maple trees, Pacific Sunset produces glossy-green foliage that turns stunning shades…

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…