‘NATS’ Category

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is testing out NATS Nursery Sedum Mats in search of cost savings and esthetics. With a donation from NATS, Adam Dickinson, Supervisor of Facilities Services, Grounds and Landscaping at BCIT, is creating a demonstration site of sedum turf to replace a 5 foot wide grass boulevard and bus…

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Check out this great article in the Vancouver Sun by Brian Minter about Sedum Mats for Landscaping! What is a Sedum Landscape Mat? A Sedum species mixture rooted into a matting that is easy to install, roots quickly, and requires little water throughout the year. It is ideal for low-traffic areas. Sedums flower in the…

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NATS Nursery’s Fern Plug Program is now a “Grow to Order” program. This means that orders for fern starter plants must be placed in advance, and we will grow the plants for your order. NATS ferns are grown from spore. This growing process creates more hardy and genetic diverse plants. Growing from spore takes time and special…

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We are very pleased and honoured that our Principal, Rod Nataros, won the Invasive Species Council of BC’s Together in Action: Innovation & Leadership Award, for his visionary leadership and inspiring change in BC.  Rod has been with ISCBC since the beginning where he supported the growth of the horticulture program by providing his wealth…

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2018 marks NATS Nursery’s 30th Anniversary! To celebrate this milestone, we are giving away special 30th Anniversary gloves! Find a pair of celebratory gloves within your order this spring, take a creative photo (you can do better than Ron’s examples) and email it to ron @ natsnursery. com (no spaces) to enter our draw to…

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We’ve updated our Plant & Product Catalogue for 2017. Find our updated plant list including native plants, ferns, ground covers, and Christmas tree seedlings, as well as information on buying tips, LiveRoof Modular Green Roof System, Permaloc aluminum landscape edging, Sedum Turf, and contact information. Take a look at it here!

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We had a great time at the BCRPA Parks & Grounds Spring Training 2017! We enjoyed listening to the presenters and speaking with attendees about our products. Haley Argen had the honour of introducing the closing keynote speaker, Dr. Nancy Turner, an ethnobotanist in northwestern North America. We were also able to give away some…

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If you haven’t had a chance to visit NATS Nursery in person or it has been a while, check out our first ever drone video. “Visit” our two nursery locations. Our main nursery, where we grow the majority of our native plants and LiveRoof (green roof) projects, and our second location where we primarily grow…

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