Han’s started working in a nursery
Returned from war and married Doris
Switched from shrubs to roses
Moved to Boring, Oregon
180 acres of growing ground
Hans Nelson started working in a nursery in the late 1920’s, learning how to grow many different kinds of plants. He started his own nursery in the late 1930’s where he grew different deciduous and evergreen shrubs until the beginning of World War II.
After returning home from the war, he married Doris Hannan in 1946 and returned to growing the same product line of deciduous and evergreen shrubs. In the late 40’s he switched from growing shrubs to growing roses. He pursued roses until the mid 1960’s.
At that time, he switched to growing shade, flowering and ornamental trees. The nursery moved its growing grounds from Troutdale to Boring in 1965, where we are still today. We have expanded our acres to 180 in Boring.
The nursery continues to be a family business dedicated to producing bare root and container one and two year shade, flowering and ornamental trees for the wholesale market.
Our staff takes great pride in the trees we product. We start with the best understock we can purchase. We custom mix our media for the container materials and use drip irrigation in the field operation. Water and liquid fertilizers are applied when needed. Our trees are staked to produce strong trunks with dominant central leaders. Pruning is done as needed throughout the growing season to produce full limb canopies.
Our sales representatives have current product availability as well as pricing. You can contact the sales representative in your area or our office for product information and availability.
We thank our existing customers and hope those of you who are reading this may someday become a customer.
Welcome to our nursery.