The Magnificent Spruce

By Nancy Penrose There are three types of spruce trees that are native to the Pacific Northwest, the Engelemann spruce, sitka spruce and brewer spruce. A fourth spruce, the Colorado blue spruce, is a popular ornamental tree that can also be found throughout the area....

Company Adds Green to its Parking Lot Landscape

Big Trees Inc Installs Large Number of Cedars and Sequoias for Landscaping Project SEATTLE, WA: Big Trees Inc., (http://bigtreesupply.com/) a tree transplanting and tree nursery company servicing the greater Seattle area, is helping companies go green. The company...

The Amazing Katsura Tree

By Nancy Penrose Katsura is the common name of two species of big trees that are native to China and Japan. They are both members of the Cercidiphyllum genus, and relatives of the magnolia and tulip trees. The word “katsura” means tree in Japanese. According to...