PRODUCTION:Field-grown 75%Container-grown 25% KNOWN FOR:Field-grown conifers, shade trees and shrubs, including arborvitaes, boxwoods, maples, rhododendrons and others PEOPLE:Bruce Ernst, owner; Kim Stone, controller; Karl Neering, nursery manager. CONTACT:Mailing address: P.O. Box 460St. Paul, OR, 97137-0460Physical address:6180 Gearin Rd. N.E.St. Paul, OR 97137-0460 PHONE:503-633-8366 EMAIL:firstname.lastname@example.org LISTINGS:125 Nursery Guide listings There’s an old slogan many businesses have […]
Founded: 1927 PRODUCTION:Wholesale 10%Retail 90% KNOWN FOR:Dahlia production and the annual Dahlia Festival PEOPLE:Nicholas and Linda Gitts, owners, and Heather Gifts-Schloe, marketing manager CONTACT:Mailing address:P.O. Box 700Canby, Oregon 97013Physical address:995 NW 22nd Ave.,Canby, Oregon 97013 PHONE:503-266-7711 or 800-410-6540 EMAIL:email@example.com ONLINE:www.dahlias.com Listings:1 Nursery Guide listing They grow nearly 400 different dahlia varieties at Swan Island Dahlias, […]
“The main goal is to get the customer happy,” Angel said. Welcome to the jungle From when he was young, Tom wanted to own a farm. His grandfather, father and uncles all grew cotton, and he learned to drive the tractor at a very young age. He still loves working the dirt, as his wife, […]
PRODUCTION:Field-grown 80%Container-grown 20% KNOWN FOR:Broadleaf evergreens, conifers and grafted maples, including a large production of arborvitae PEOPLE:Dean, Kelly, Sarah and Daniel McKay, owners. Tami Miller, manager. CONTACT:Mailing address: P.O. Box 519, St. Paul, OR 97137Physical address:19172 French Prairie Road, St. Paul, OR 97137Phone:503-633-2833 or 877-633-2727Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOnline:www.advancedornamentals.comListings:160 Nursery Guide listings Advanced Ornamentals Inc. is a relatively young […]
For Oregon’s growers, the 2020 shipping season started with uncertainty due to COVID-19. But with people staying home more, the demand for plants and trees just kept coming, well into summer. And coming. And coming. With all the changes that happened this year, one thing didn’t: The nursery and greenhouse industry continues to be the […]
Growers advise flexibility as they anticipate shortages, substitutions and sustained demand for 2021 In 2020, North American nurseries experienced a rollercoaster ride of escalating dread, stomach-churning twists and unexpected thrills. There was uncertainty in the early spring due to COVID-related shutdowns in the U.S. and Canada, but nurseries were allowed to stay open, resulting in […]
Josh Zielinski, who served as president of the Oregon Association of Nurseries in 2018, has been appointed to a four-year term on the Oregon State Board of Agriculture.
Members of the Western Nursery & Landscape Association (WNLA) have voted to dissolve the association, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the Western trade show event that was set for January in Kansas City. The show was the 130-year-old trade group’s main source of income, and the board determined the association could not be sustained without it.
Rod Park once met a cattleman. The nurseryman and OAN past president was attending a conference years ago, talking to aggies from other sectors. The rancher reported that he had grown from raising 500 head of cattle to 1,000 head, but he was making the same net income. It was, essentially, double the risk, double […]
The OAN engages in a wide variety of issues affecting members Every legendary band or musician with a deep repertoire still has a song, like Lynrd Skynrd’s “Freebird,” they must play at every concert, usually during the encore. The Rolling Stones always end with “Gimme Shelter.” Bob Dylan plays “Blowin’ in the Wind.” Andy Williams […]