The Oregon Association of Nurseries recently honored several members for their outstanding achievements and service to the nursery industry. These awards were announced at the annual OAN Convention November 3–4, 2017 at Salishan Spa & Golf Resort in Gleneden Beach, Oregon. The convention also featured the passing of the president’s gavel from retailer and grower […]
Fall is a busy time for Wes Bailey. But then, he is never one to sit still. Fall is football season (he coaches a youth football team), and retail garden centers are busy stocking poinsettias — half a million of which are grown at the Smith Gardens site in Aurora, Oregon, where Bailey has been […]
For nursery professionals who wanted to “Be Far From Ordinary,” the 2017 Farwest Show had much to offer. More than 400 exhibitors, including 57 that were exhibiting at Farwest for the first time. Three exceptional nursery tours. An inspiring keynote from Terri McEnaney of Bailey Nurseries. A strong collection of expert seminars with Dan Hinkley, […]
Walla Walla Nursery (Booth #12019) captured the coveted Ted Van Even Best in Show booth award at the 2017 Farwest Show.
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With operations in five states, Bailey Nurseries is a large, diversified, family-owned wholesale grower.
The Oregon Nurseries Foundation supports incoming or continuing college students who are preparing for careers in ornamental horticulture and related fields.
Get to know the Mt. Hood Chapter president and future steward of J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
The Oregon Association of Nurseries is saddened to report the passing of Evelyn Schmidt, the cofounder of J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co., a wholesale tree nursery based in Boring, Oregon. She died July 6, 2017 at the age of 96.
From retail sales to scholarships, this third-generation nurserywoman keeps her eye on the bottom line.