Nine Great Privacy Trees for Your Landscape

Nine Great Privacy Trees for Your Landscape

By Nancy Penrose A privacy tree is typically an evergreen or broadleaf tree that can be planted strategically in one’s yard, creating privacy for outdoor spaces, blocking out neighbors, and screening decks and windows. Here are nine trees that will dramatically...
Big Trees Inc Helps Save Tree in Urban Development

Big Trees Inc Helps Save Tree in Urban Development

SNOHOMISH, WA: Big Trees Inc, (https://bigtreesupply.com) a tree nursery and tree transplant company in the Seattle area, was recently contacted by a developer to help them save a tree and consequently move them forward with their building permits. An old building in...
How to Choose a Tree Nursery

How to Choose a Tree Nursery

By Nancy Penrose So you want to get a tree planted in your landscape to gain the benefits of shade, beauty, temperature reduction and more. How do you select a tree nursery? What are the most important points to look for? Both new and experienced gardeners rely upon a...
7 Great “Specimen” Trees for Your Landscape

7 Great “Specimen” Trees for Your Landscape

A “specimen” tree is defined as a tree chosen as a point of focus in a landscape. It usually has an unusual shape, texture, color or other feature that distinguishes it from other trees and shrubs in your landscape. Here are 7 great specimen trees that could provide...
When is the Best Time to Plant a Tree?

When is the Best Time to Plant a Tree?

By Nancy Penrose Knowing how and when to plant trees is crucial to their success. In the Pacific Northwest, the optimal time for planting is October – April.  However, planting outside of this window can be successful too, so long as the trees are planted correctly...
Picking the Right Spot to Plant a Tree in Your Yard

Picking the Right Spot to Plant a Tree in Your Yard

By Nancy Penrose Trees add beauty and value to yards, streets, and communities. However, deciding where to plant a tree is an important decision. Choosing the right spot will add to the value of the home, whereas choosing the wrong spot can become a nuisance or...
Big Trees Inc Helps Homeowner Out of a Jam

Big Trees Inc Helps Homeowner Out of a Jam

SNOHOMISH, WA: Big Trees Inc, (https://bigtreesupply.com) a tree nursery and tree transplant company in the Seattle area, helped a homeowner who had accidentally burned down a row of trees in his yard, a week away from selling his home. He was weed burning out in his...