Landscaping with Conifers

By Nancy Penrose

Conifers are trees that produce seed-bearing cones. In fact, the word “conifer” comes from Latin and means “the one that bears cones.” Fossil records show conifers were growing in Europe and North America over 300 million years ago.

Conifers range in size from miniature and dwarf to intermediate and large. The pygmy pine for example, is less than a foot in height, while big trees like the coast redwood can grow to almost 400 feet tall. Continue reading

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Big Trees Inc Acquires New Nursery Transport Vehicle

Tree Transplant and Nursery Company Announces Their New Transport Vehicle for Better Customer Service

SEATTLE, WA: Big Trees Inc., (http://bigtreesupply.com/) a tree transplantation and tree nursery company in the Seattle area, recently acquired a new vehicle for use in the company’s tree nursery. The vehicle, a 4 seater cart, is ideal for use for transporting customers around the company nursery. The cart is small enough to not cause damage to the trees but large enough for customers and employees to get around the large facility and be able to view the significant size nursery with ease. Continue reading

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BigTreeSupply.com: Deciduous and Coniferous Trees

by Nancy Penrose

Trees not only add beauty to the environment, they can be used in a landscape to increase privacy and shade yards and homes. They also help filter the air, and provide wildlife with food and shelter.

There are two main categories of trees, deciduous and coniferous. Continue reading

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Big Trees Installs New Trees on Border of Property

Issaquah Highlands Development Project Brings Need for Privacy Screen Trees

SEATTLE, WA: Big Trees Inc., (http://bigtreesupply.com/) a tree nursery and tree installation company in the Seattle area, recently assisted residents by installing new trees to act as a privacy screen on their property. The residents, a couple in the Issaquah Highlands, found themselves confronted with a new development being built right next to their property, a development project which would have meant much less trees and much less privacy. Big Trees Inc. was able to help the couple gain back the privacy screen by bringing in new trees.

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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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