New Field Represents Major Expansion for One of Largest Tree Nurseries in Seattle
Big Trees Inc., (http://bigtreesupply.com/) one of the largest tree transplant and tree nursery companies in the Seattle area, is preparing to plant an entirely new field of trees to propagate and share with their clients. They are preparing 10 acres of land to accept new stock that will grow and be available in the coming years to beautify and provide privacy throughout the Seattle area. Continue reading
By Nancy Penrose
There are approximately 25 native tree species in the state of Washington. Some of the more well-known species include the Western hemlock, Douglas fir, Western red cedar, Sitka spruce, red alder and ponderosa pine.
The Western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) is Washington’s state tree. It received its official designation in 1947. The coniferous evergreen trees with its cone shaped crown is the largest species of hemlock. It can grow almost 230 feet tall and live for hundreds of years. The tree’s diameter can reach up to 9 feet. You’ll find the Western Hemlock primarily in coastal areas, lowlands and in some mountain regions. Continue reading
Tree Transplantation Company Prepares for Delicate Operation to Move Very Old Tree
SEATTLE, WA: Big Trees Inc., (http://bigtreesupply.com/) a tree transplantation and tree nursery company in the Seattle area, is preparing for a very delicate tree transplant job. Big Trees is in discussions to transplant a very old Magnolia Soulangeana tree in a lakefront community. The tree is on the border between two properties owned by the same family currently, and it will need to be moved before the new construction project can begin. The tree would be carefully taken from its current site, and then an equally careful tree installation project would need to occur to bring the tree to a safe place to continue to grow. Continue reading
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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