Based in Lebanon, Ore., Van Essen Nursery Co. has been providing nursery stock to professionals in the nursery trade since 1976. Spread over 300 acres, it caters to retailers, garden centers, wholesalers and landscapers. Its plant library has a variety of new and tried selections grown at the nursery. Products include woody ornamentals, crafted conifers and Japanese maples among others. Additionally, it offers signature programs for impulse buys, gift purchases, new varieties and premium holiday decorating and container gardening. As a member of Proven Winners Color Choice Gold Key growers, the company has early access to the latest shrubs on the market. Van Essen Nursery Co. partners with Lake County Nursery, Plant Haven, Ball Horticulture and Bailey Nurseries.