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Perennial Powerhouses

Add These to Spring Planting Projects

Now, we’re not going to say that we’re annual snobs – annual plants have a place in the landscape, too. But we will admit to having perennial preferences. And that’s because with so many benefits to our gardens and landscapes, perennial plants pack a powerhouse of positives.  With spring selling season coming into view, landscape…

Cone-ing Around

These Coneflowers Have a Lot to Offer

Walk around your neighborhood or visit a nearby park and you’re bound to see them. Coneflowers (Echinacea purpurea) are staples in Midwest gardens and landscapes and there are good reasons why. Consumers have numerous options for mixing and matching their bright and bold colors in beds, borders and containers. From crisp white to popular purple…

Spring Into Action

Six Plants for Midwest Landscapes

Perennial plants are the mainstay of Midwest gardens. With so many varieties and styles to suit any landscape design – color, form and function are good guidelines. As Midwest gardeners “spring” into action, here are six plants that check all the boxes. For details about all of Loma Vista Nursery’s offerings, visit the online catalog.…

Slippery Slopes

Plants for Tough & Tricky Spaces

Good design doesn’t have to take a back seat to slopes and swales. Rather, tricky spaces are perfect places for perennials such as milkweed, coneflower and goldenrod. These workhorse plants can withstand climate change adversities while holding their own in color, texture and form. Here are a few other favorites we grow at Loma Vista…

Introducing LV!

Meet Our Team's Newest Member

Introducing the newest member of Loma Vista Nursery’s team – LV! Our busy gnome ambassador is on a mission to support independent garden centers throughout the Midwest. LV offers a toolkit of customizable marketing opportunities that are designed to support and help grow your garden center sales. Best of all – the toolkit is free…

Gardening 101: Perennials

Feel Good Adding "Plants with Benefits"

A lot has been written about the numerous health and environmental benefits of plants to pollinators and humans. For those of us who work with plants every day, that’s “gardening 101.”  Plants improve quality of life. They help us feel good. They provide food and shelter. And through photosynthesis, flowers, plants and trees release oxygen…

Landscape Goals

April Showers Bring Reblooming Flowers

For landscapes that sizzle this season, consider adding these easy-care rebloomers. Bloomerang® Dwarf Purple Reblooming Lilac Lilacs bloom only in spring – right? Not this one! Bloomerang® Dwarf Purple Reblooming Lilac delivers big blooms that go on and on. Bloomerang’s flower show starts in late spring. It continues as this lilac reblooms in summer and…