Clara B. Plein Memorial Garden – Donors & Supporters

eight people standing in the Clara B. Plein Memorial Garden This garden was installed with the support of landscaping and nursery companies from across the region. Their generosity highlights the importance of River Farm to our community. We are immensely grateful for their help on this project.


Ruppert Landscaping – Installation
With 50+ years in the industry and 2,000+ employees, Ruppert is a leading provider of quality commercial landscaping on the East Coast. Their mission is to provide opportunities for their staff, take excellent care of their customers, and be a good steward of the environment and community.

KT Enterprises – Donation Procurement & Project Coordination
A nationally-recognized landscape installation and development firm headquartered in Bristow, Virginia, KT Enterprises began operations in 1976. Since then, they have completed over 100,000 contracts covering commercial, multi-use residential, government, environmental, and planned development projects.

South Riding Nurseries – Delivery Support
For over twenty years, South Riding Nurseries has offered the Northern Virginia professional landscaper the broadest range of the highest-demand products in the metro area. Their 15-acre facility is located in northwestern Prince William County.

Jordan Honeyman Landscape Architecture – Landscape Architect
In 1990, Holt Jordan and Joan Honeyman formed Jordan Honeyman Landscape Architecture LLC with the intent to design beautiful and purposeful landscapes. Their firm specializes in creating defensible designs that are environmentally balanced and ecologically sensitive.

Babikow Nursery (Baltimore, MD)
Babikow strives to enhance the quality of people’s lives by producing sustainable plants that thrive in local landscapes, building on a history of 145 years and five generations of professionalism. The Babikow family is dedicated to contributing to the health of our planet and the happiness of their customers.

David’s Nursery (Exmore, VA)
David Tankard started David’s Nursery in 1977, and it has since grown to over 300 acres supporting more than 250 cultivars of evergreen, decidous and perennial plants. They specialize in pot-in-pot woody plants.

Hanover Farms Nursery (Rockville, VA)
Founded in 1984 by Jim and Marguerite Bruce, Hanover Farms boasts 105 greenhouses (over 210,000 square feet), approximately 15 acres of stock in ground beds and field, and two acres of container stock. They specialize in ground covers and perennials.

Ingleside Nurseries (Colonial Beach, VA)
Ingleside Plantation has been owned and operated as an agricultural enterprise since 1890 by the Flemer family. Their nursery spans more than 1,500 acres and employs more than 100 full-time staff. Ingleside Nurseries produces a general line of nursery stock, from ground covers to large specimen shade trees.

Kurt Bluemel Nursery (Baldwin, MD)
Kurt Bluemel, Inc. began as a landscape design company, known for providing unique and hardy perennials and durable hard-scapes. In 1964, Kurt Bluemel, Inc. developed its trade-only nursery division to provide hardy perennials and ornamental grasses essential for landscaping.

Riverbend Nursery (Riner, VA)
Riverbend Nursery is a progressive container grower of quality perennials, herbs, groundcovers, ornamental grasses, seasonal color and vegetables. Over 1100 varieties are produced in both heated and unheated greenhouses and 70% of these are propagated in-house.

Sandy’s Plants (Mechanicsville, VA)
Sandy’s Plants, Inc. is a family-owned perennial wholesale and retail nursery that has been in operation since 1979 in Mechanicsville, VA. The company began as a hobby and has evolved into a perennial nursery that serves garden centers and landscapers in four states and boasts one of the largest selections of perennials on the East Coast.

Saunders Brothers Nursery (Piney River, VA)
Nestled in the foothills on the ‘Sunrise Side’ of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Saunders Brothers began as a partnership between five brothers in 1915. Today, their wholesale nursery operation consists of approximately 100 acres of container production and 150 acres of field production.

The Perennial Farm (Glen Arm, MD)
The Perennial Farm combines extensive landscaping expertise with high-quality plants. They specialize in growing quality landscape-sized perennials, ornamental grasses, hardy ferns, flowering shrubs & vines, and ground cover, including varieties that are unusual and hard to find.

White House Farm Foundation (Bristow, VA)
The White House Farm Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) foundation based in Northern Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley. They are an educational foundation with a focus on conservation of local natural resources, which in turn protects our global ecosystem. Their mission is to enrich individuals with knowledge of and involvement with our natural ecological systems, holistic community planning, and respect for local history and culture.

Willoway Nurseries (Avon, OH)
Willoway Nurseries, Inc. is one of the largest wholesale growers of quality nursery stock in the midwest and ranks within the top 40 nationwide. Willoway encompasses approximately 550 acres of field production and 450 acres of container stock, which includes 32 acres of climate controlled greenhouses.


Courtesy of @RuppertLandscape