Cal Poly Pomona Partners with TreeTown USA for Internships in SoCal Nurseries
Neil Pathak, a plant science senior, examines flowers at a nursery in Fallbrook, Calif.
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< TreeTown USA Sponsors UC Davis SmartLandscape Program for Developing Water-Conserving Landscapes
HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TreeTown USA today announced it has made a donation to the University of California, Davis’ California Center for Urban Horticulture (CCUH) to help develop water-conserving landscapes under its SmartLandscape Initiative. It is part of the company’s ongoing commitment to support the horticulture industry in providing resource conservation and sustainable urban landscapes,
Tom and David House Inducted into Green Industry Hall of Fame
ORANGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Village Nurseries, the West Coast Division of TreeTown USA, today announced the father and son team of Tom and David House, who built the company into a preeminent wholesale nursery for landscape professionals, will be among eight industry achievers honored for their contributions to the green industry by the Green Industry Hall of Fame at an awards ceremony and dinner to be held May 4, 2019 at the Proud Bird Event Center, 11022 Aviation Blvd., Los Angeles, CA.
TreeTown USA Acquires Midas Nursery Solutions
HOUSTON, March 26, 2019 — TreeTown USA announced today it has acquired one of the leading horticulture automation companies, Midas Nursery Solutions of Hillsboro, Oregon for an undisclosed amount.
TreeTown USA New VP Excited About Next Generation of Growers and Consumers
Earlier this month, Greenhouse Grower reported on TreeTown USA bringing on David Kirby as Executive Vice President of TreeTown USA/Village Nurseries/Hines Growers. Kirby will be based at the company’s Western Division headquarters in Orange, CA.
David Kirby Appointed Executive Vice President of TreeTown USA/Village Nurseries/Hines Growers
HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TreeTown USA CEO Jonathan Saperstein today announced David Kirby has been appointed to the position of executive vice president of TreeTown USA/Village Nurseries/Hines Growers.
Village Nurseries Partners with ASLA to Sponsor Landscape Architect Event at University of California South Coast REC
ORANGE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2019—Village Nurseries, the West Coast division of TreeTown USA, is co-sponsoring a Landscape Architect and Design Group event with the Southern California chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) featuring four guest speakers who will provide attendees with a better understanding on the newest plant and soil requirements for today’s projects.
University of California South Coast REC Evaluating Village Nurseries Plants for Low Water Use Performance
December 18, 2018 07:05 AM Eastern Standard Time
ORANGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As California’s five-year drought continues, the need for low-water-use plants becomes increasingly vital for landscape architects and designers. To that end, the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UCANR) Landscape Irrigation Trials is currently evaluating Village Nurseries’ plants for their potential as good performers in low-water-use gardens. The plants entered into the trials will help growers and breeders evaluate new plant varieties at the University’s South Coast Research and Extension Center in Irvine, California with the goal of successfully distributing and marketing these plants to landscape architect and design professionals.
Village Nurseries Showcases New Plant Introductions for Landscape Professionals
November 01, 2018 07:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time
ORANGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Village Nurseries, the West Coast division of TreeTown USA©, today announced its newest plant introductions for 2019 — many of which are patented or exclusive and not readily available at other wholesale nurseries. As a specialty grower for landscape professionals, re-wholesalers and retailers, Village Nurseries offers the variety, quality, and depth of product demanded by landscape professionals seeking a wide breadth of trees, shrubs, and plantings.
TreeTown USA Sponsors The Gardens at Texas A&M With 250-Plant Donation Representing 50 Plant Varieties
June 20, 2018 07:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time
HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TreeTown USA has donated more than 250 plants and trees representing over 50 varieties to The Gardens at Texas A&M in College Station as an in-kind sponsor of the university’s first large-scale public teaching garden, joining a national network of high-quality university gardens.
TreeTown USA CEO Jonathan Saperstein Announced as Winner of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Gulf Coast Area Award
EY builds on three decades of honoring entrepreneurs who break the mold in the Gulf Coast Area
Houston, Texas, 15 June 2018
EY is pleased to announce the winners of the Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in the Gulf Coast Area. This group of bold entrepreneurial leaders was selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous award winners, leading CEOs, investors and other regional business leaders. The winners were unveiled at a special gala on June 14, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis Houston.
May 2018: Village Nurseries to Host Fourth Annual Horticultural Encounter Showcasing Planting Themes for Landscape Professionals
Top Industry Professionals Headline Distinguished Guest Speaker Lineup
May 17, 2018 07:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time
ORANGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Village Nurseries, the West Coast Division of TreeTown USA, today announced the Fourth Annual Horticultural Encounter will be held on June 11-22, 2018 at its Miramar Landscape Center in San Diego. The event is designed to provide landscape professionals with a deeper understanding of how and where their plant offerings will thrive.
April 2018: TreeTown USA Names Terri Cook Vice President of Human Resources; Village Nurseries Adds Industry Veterans Bud Summers and Tom Foley
April 03, 2018 07:02 AM Eastern Daylight Time
HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TreeTown USA has announced several senior management appointments as it consolidates its new West Coast operations highlighted by the promotion of Terri Cook to the new position as corporate vice president of human resources and the addition of industry veterans Bud Summers and Tom Foley to its West Coast Division’s Village Nurseries team.
March 2018: Three Village Nurseries Landscape Centers Acquired by SiteOne Landscape Supply
March 20, 2018 05:32 PM Eastern Daylight Time
HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TreeTown USA announced today the sale of its Village Nurseries Landscape Centers in Orange, Huntington Beach, and Sacramento, California to SiteOne® Landscape Supply, Inc. (NYSE: SITE), the largest and only national wholesale distributor of landscape supplies in the United States.
February 2018: Forbes | The Tree Manufacturer: Jonathan Saperstein, 30, Is Building A $120 Million Business Growing Trees
Article by Amy Feldman, Forbes – February 13, 2018
November 2017: Village Nurseries Donates 300 Plants to UC Davis Irrigation Field Trials for Landscape Water Needs
November 29, 2017 08:05 AM Eastern Standard Time
ORANGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–To meet California’s mandatory landscape ordinances for water conservation, Village Nurseries today announced it has donated 300 plants to the University of California Landscape Plant Irrigation Trials to help determine water needs for landscape plants.
October 2017: Village Nurseries Showcases New Plant Introductions for Landscape Architects at ASLA 2017
October 20, 2017 07:04 AM Eastern Daylight Time
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Village Nurseries, a specialty grower for landscape professionals, re-wholesalers and retailers, will feature the world’s first dwarf Jacaranda (Jacaranda ‘Sakai01’ Bonsai Blue PPAF) and many of its newest plant introductions at the 2017 ASLA National Conference and Expo opening here today at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
September 2017: TreeTown USA to Acquire Village Nurseries
HOUSTON, Texas and ORANGE, Calif., Sept. 28, 2017 – Renewed Landscape Industry Demand Propels National Market Expansion
TreeTown USA has announced a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Village Nurseries, a specialty grower for landscape professionals, TreeTown USA has announced a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Village Nurseries, a specialty grower for landscape professionals, re-wholesalers and retailers, for an undisclosed amount. The deal represents one of the largest strategic nursery acquisitions in recent history and creates a nursery with a true coast-to-coast footprint. Closing is expected by the end of September, 2017.
August 2017: Village Nurseries Partners with Kellogg Garden Products to Launch YouTube Video Series on Building Life in the Soil
ORANGE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2017 –Village Nurseries Wholesale, a specialty grower for landscape professionals, is launching a new, multi-episode series of videos on its YouTube channel. It complements last year’s inaugural 10-part educational video series that showcased low-water-use plants and shrubs for designing beautiful and dramatic environments.
August 2017: Village Nurseries and Star Roses and Plants Expand Agreement with New Varieties Including World’s First Dwarf Jacaranda
ORANGE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2017 — Village Nurseries Wholesale LLC and Star® Roses and Plants, a leading plant genetics company based in West Grove, Pa., have expanded their current partnership with the introduction of significantly important regional new plants including the world’s first dwarf Jacaranda tree.
June 2017: Noted Horticulturist John Kabashima to Speak at Village Nurseries Lunch-and-Learn Event for Landscape Professionals
ORANGE, Calif., June 27, 2017 — John Kabashima, Ph.D., noted horticulturalist, researcher, and expert on pest control and water use, will be bringing 40 years of knowledge to the Village Nurseries Summer 2017 Lunch-and-Learn Event for landscape professionals on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at the company’s Orange and Huntington Beach Landscape Centers.
May 2017: Village Nurseries Launches Landscape Architect Design Group to Strengthen Regional Plant Selection
ORANGE, Calif., May 23, 2017—Village Nurseries Wholesale, LLC has launched a new Landscape Architect Design Group to better understand the plant needs and requirements for today’s projects and further increase inventory availability when developing the plant list. By fostering relationships with local landscape professionals, the new initiative will tap into the collective wisdom of landscape architects and designers who are representative of Orange and San Diego Counties in California.
April 2017: Village Nurseries Appoints Rick Rehm New Chief Financial Officer
ORANGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Village Nurseries Wholesale, LLC, a specialty grower for landscape professionals, today announced Rick Rehm has been named the company’s new chief financial officer, replacing Wayne Johnson, who is retiring after 16 years of service with the company.
March 2017: Village Nurseries to Host Third Annual Horticultural Encounter Showcasing Planting Themes for Landscape Professionals
ORANGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In response to popular demand by landscape architects and designers, Village Nurseries Wholesale today announced the Third Annual Horticulture Encounter April 10-21, 2017 at their Huntington Beach Landscape Center at 10500 Garfield. The event will give landscape professionals a deeper understanding of how and where their plant offerings will thrive.