The Oregon nursery and greenhouse industry’s best were honored at Oregon Association of Nurseries President’s Awards Banquet for 2021, taking place November 3 on the chapel lawn at the Grand Wailea Resort, Maui, Hawaii. The banquet capped off the annual OAN Convention, highlighted by the passing of the gavel from Kyle Fessler of Woodburn Nursery […]
Co-owner, chief operating officerAl’s Garden & HomeOAN member since 2009 OAN roles/positions:• Government Relations Committee Chair (2021, 2022)• Political Awareness Award (2019)• Past President (2017)• OAN Executive Committee (2011–2017)• Young Nursery Person of the Year (2002)• Yard, Garden & Patio Show Chair, Committee (2000) Tell us about yourself. I am part of the third generation […]
Vice PresidentOregon Flowers, Inc.OAN member since 2009 OAN roles/positions:• Board of Directors Greenhouse Grower Representative Tell us about yourself I am a first-generation American. My parents, Martin and Helene, immigrated from the bulb fields of Northern Holland to the Pacific Northwest in 1979 in pursuit of the American Dream. They started the family cut flower […]
Little Prince of Oregon Nursery (Booth #7025) won the overall Best in Show booth award for their booth that featured a tropical design. The booth also collected an award for Best 10×10 Booth, Grower Division.
The Oregon Nurseries Foundation announces its 2021 scholarship recipients The Oregon Nurseries Foundation (ONF) supports incoming or continuing college students who are preparing for careers in horticulture or related fields. Please join us in congratulating the ONF’s 2021-2022 Scholarship Award Winners. Students were evaluated based on academic achievement, nursery industry commitment, financial need and OAN […]
General ManagerMoana Nursery, Canby, Oregon OAN member since 2012 OAN roles/positions:• Farwest Show committee member.• OAN Board – Container Grower Position #3• Clayton W. Hannon Distinguished Service Award, 2019 Tell us about yourself I grew up in the nursery business. My parents, Joe and Judy Dula, started Dula’s Nursery in Canby, Oregon, in the late […]
Arda Berryhill, who founded and owned Berryhill Nursery in Sherwood, Oregon, along with her husband, Roger, passed away May 13, 2021 at the age of 86.
PresidentPeoria Gardens Inc.OAN member since 2012 OAN roles/positions:• OAN Board of Directors Executive Committee – member at large Tell us about yourself As a second-generation nursery owner, I grew up on a farm my father, Tom Verhoeven, started in 1983. My first job was filling flats for pocket change. Agriculture was just one my interests […]
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.
General ManagerHans Nelson & Sons Nursery Inc. OAN member since: 2002 OAN roles/positions: Board of Directors – Field and Bare Root Tell us about yourself: I grew up doing different little jobs around our family farm in Boring, Oregon, for as long as I can remember. My grandfather started Hans Nelson & Sons Nursery in […]