Home Special Sections Nursery

Native seed business takes root
Aliya Hall/Capital Press
Native seed business takes root
Craig Edminster started Pacific NW Natives in 1996.

Featured Stories

Gray’s Garden Centers make a comeback
Gray’s Garden Centers make a comeback
The recession hit the nursery industry particularly hard since it is closely tied to the housing and construction industries.
Farwest Show promises the extraordinary
Farwest Show promises the extraordinary
Registration for the massive nursery show has grown 6 to 10 percent during each of the past two years.
Nursery grows from interest in palms
Nursery grows from interest in palms
A teacher builds a business by following his love of tropical trees.
Childhood business becomes successful life’s passion
Childhood business becomes successful life’s passion
It started when his father brought home 30 different dahlias, and young Dan Pearson promptly memorized the names.
Nursery specializes in fruit, nut rootstock
Nursery specializes in fruit, nut rootstock
Treco is known for its apple rootstock, but has also started to grow hazelnut rootstock, as well as some pear rootstock.
Nursery finds niche in urban setting
Nursery finds niche in urban setting
Answering questions and offering advice are among the services Sloat Gardens offers its San Francisco customers.
Nursery grows from tiny acorns
Nursery grows from tiny acorns
Deciduous tree expert Dave Luker sells thousands of oaks for landscaping, wild turkey habitat.
Native plants restore damaged habitat, thrive in urban yards
Native plants restore damaged habitat, thrive in urban yards
This unique farm specializes in growing native plants of the Intermountain Northwest including perennial wildflowers, wetland and upland grasses, conifers, trees and shrubs.
DeGoede Bulb Farm and Garden in third generation
DeGoede Bulb Farm and Garden in third generation
Henry and Hildegarde DeGoede started the farm in 1951.
Nursery still blossoms 108 years after opening
Nursery still blossoms 108 years after opening
The sprawling operation began in 1909.