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Nursery woman adds retail, mail order to wholesale business
Nursery woman adds retail, mail order to wholesale business
Whitman Farms specializes in hard-to-find trees and shrubs, including many varieties of currants.

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Employees own this unique operation
Employees own this unique operation
Founder Doug Webb set up an Employee Stock Ownership Plan in 2001.
Wholesale nursery specializes in cold-hardy plants
Wholesale nursery specializes in cold-hardy plants
Wholesale operation supplies retail garden centers and re-wholesalers.
Nursery does it all, including soccer fields
Nursery does it all, including soccer fields
Boise's Cloverdale Nursery will supply the sod for an upcoming professional soccer game at the Boise State Universty stadium.
Demonstration garden offers inspiration
Demonstration garden offers inspiration
In 2012, a dedicated handful of Polk County Master Gardeners began clearing weeds and developing what is now the “Inspiration Garden” at Mt. Fir Park, a demonstration nursery.
Yakima nursery thrives in improved economy
Yakima nursery thrives in improved economy
Bryan Johnson moved from Las Vegas to Yakima, Wash., to get back into the nursery business.
Nursery owner pleased with his career path
Nursery owner pleased with his career path
Zach Nurse said he wants to be the guy who is always coming up with something new. He aims to always keep his customers curious about his product. Then they will keep coming back to see the latest thing.
Secretary transitions from hobbyist to nursery owner
Secretary transitions from hobbyist to nursery owner
Jeannie Stephens made baskets and became so productive that she had more flower baskets than she had space. So she gave several away to friends.Then they started ordering baskets and her hobby grew into a business.
Bailey Nurseries on track for a good year
Bailey Nurseries on track for a good year
The company has operations in Illinois, Oregon, Washington and Arizona. Its Sunnyside location, formerly Pacific Coast Nursery, was added in 1997.
Operations remain all in the family
Relatives work together to create successful nursery and water garden operations.
Youngblood Nursery: 25 years of the unusual
Youngblood Nursery: 25 years of the unusual
The Youngblood family’s passion for unusual plants caught on and the nursery soon became the farm’s mainstay. It now sells 300,000-320,000 4-inch to 15-gallon pots a year.