BigTreeSupply.com: Providing Trees With Structural Support

By Nancy Penrose

Occasionally, a tree can grow to the point where it can no longer support its own weight. This problem typically occurs in big trees with multiple trunks, large canopies or trees whose branches attach with a “V” shape. The situation can worsen during periods of snow or rain, when wet leaves increase the weight of the foliage. Strong winds can also exacerbate the problem. Continue reading

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Big Trees Inc to Landscape Estate in Snoqualmie Pass

Property Outside of Downtown Seattle to Get Tree Additions by Tree Transplant Company

SEATTLE, WA: Big Trees Inc., (http://bigtreesupply.com/) a tree transplant and tree nursery company in the Seattle area, recently undertook a project of landscaping a property in the Hyak area of Snoqualmie Pass. The project will involve moving multiple trees onto the property to enhance two areas of the estate. Continue reading

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Big Trees Inc. Increases Fleet Size and Expands Nursery

Tree Transplanting Company Very Pleased With Acquisition Of New Workhorse and Nursery Clean Up and Expansion

SEATTLE, CA: Big Trees Inc. (http://bigtreesupply.com/), a tree transplanting company and tree nursery in the Seattle area, has expanded their operations by acquiring another truck for transporting large trees for installation or transplanting. They have also cleaned up their nursery to make more room for incoming inventory and larger parking areas for customers and employees. Continue reading

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BigTreeSupply.com: Spring Tree Maintenance–Mulching

By Nancy Penrose

Spring is a great time to ensure the continued health and beauty of your landscape by mulching, pruning and fertilizing. If you have trees on your property, mulching should be at the top of your list of tasks.

Mulch is material applied to the soil around a plant. The word is believed to come from the Middle English word “melsche” which means soft and Old English melsc (mellow or mild). Continue reading

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BigTreeSupply.com: Pruning Improves Tree Health

by Nancy Penrose

Pruning is the removal of diseased, damaged and dead tree wood. It is an important part of big tree maintenance. When done at the right time and with the right cuts, it can improve the tree’s root system and energy reserves. Pruning will also help your tree produce an abundance of new growth, including more fruits and flowers. Another benefit of pruning is that it keeps pests away and prevents tree disease. Continue reading

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20 Foot Tree Transplanted and Replanted in Washington

Developer Contacts Big Trees Inc for Tree Transplant Project

SEATTLE, WA: Big Trees Inc., (http://bigtreesupply.com/) a tree transplanting and tree nursery company in the Seattle area, recently completed the transplantation of a large tree onto a development property in Kirkland, Washington. The company took the tree carefully from its original location and successfully brought it to its new site on the property. Continue reading

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BigTreeSupply.com: Tips on Landscaping with Trees

By Nancy Penrose

Trees are often an important part of a landscape design. Special, unusual trees used in landscaping are often referred to as ornamental trees. They are planted to enhance the appearance of the design. Many flowering trees are considered ornamental trees, as well as trees with interesting bark, leaves, structure and smell. Many tree varieties are also used in landscaping for shade, trees for privacy and backdrops. Continue reading

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Tree Preservation Project Planned for Historic Mercer Island

Transplanting Planned for the Trees on the Island as Reconstruction Begins

SEATTLE, WA: Big Trees Inc., (http://bigtreesupply.com) a tree transplanting and tree nursery company servicing the Seattle metropolitan area, has recently been contracted to perform the tree transplant project at the Coval House estate located on Mercer island. The property is scheduled for salvage, demolition and reconstruction as numerous residences, bringing into question the standing of many trees on the property. The decision came that while some trees would remain in their original location, there are a number of trees and shrubs that would be moved to another location on the property. Big Trees, Inc. was chosen to head the project and properly transplant the trees to their new locations. Continue reading

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Big Trees Inc to Save Rare Plants in Washington Area

Root Pruning and Tree Transplantation Efforts to Take Place in 2015

SEATTLE, WA: Big Trees Inc., (http://bigtreesupply.com) a tree installation and tree nursery company in Washington State, has recently been asked to undertake a project to help preserve some of the local trees on behalf of the Washington Park Arboretum. The trees would otherwise be in the path of a planned construction project, thus Big Trees is being asked to transplant the trees to other locations on the premises. Big Trees will also use root pruning to ensure the roots, in transit, remain healthy and able to take hold in their new location. Continue reading

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The Ginkgo Tree

by Nancy Penrose

The ginkgo tree (Ginkgo biloba) is considered a living fossil and possibly the oldest living seed plant. It has remained unchanged for over 250 million years. Initially thought to be extinct, the tree survived in China where it was cultivated by Buddhist monks and spread by seed to Japan and Korea. Engelbert Kaempfer, a German naturalist and physician, brought Gingko seeds to Europe in the early 1700s. It is viewed in the East as a symbol of peace, hope, longevity and resilience. Continue reading

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