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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Rush is On!

Loma Vista Nursery Prepares for Spring

Preparing for the spring rush at Loma Vista Nursery is a lot like what you might see on a cable reality show. There never seems to be enough time to get it done but somehow it all comes together beautifully. “As soon as the weather breaks, we are off and running for the spring season.…

Reasons to Plant Maples

Benefiting the Environment in Style

In the blink of an eye, summer is almost over and fall is on the horizon. Stores are filling up with fall decor and pumpkin spice is making its comeback. This season, consider adding maples into your landscape for a burst of colorful foliage. Maples offer phenomenal fall foliage, easy and fast growth, improved air…

Celebrate Arbor Day

Create Tradition

For memories made and laughter shared, planting a tree on Arbor Day is a perfect time to celebrate and honor your loved one’s legacy. As the tree matures and sprouts new growth each year, you may find peace and happiness in the reminder of memories you’ve shared. To begin planning for your legacy tree, select…