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The 10 Best Autumn Trees

By Nancy Penrose With Autumn finally here, it’s time to celebrate one of the things that makes this season great: the Autumn trees. The shower of reds, oranges and yellows in the leaves change the landscape completely. Fall’s tree colors are something we look forward to every year, the effect it has on the scenery […]

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Plant a tree now for the planet’s future

Are you concerned about the future of our planet? Plant a tree! Trees can help keep us and the planet healthy. And autumn is a perfect time to add a tree to your landscape. Benefits of trees   Trees help us breathe Trees produce oxygen. Without trees, life could not continue. Trees absorb odors and… […]

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Cross Pollinator’s Corner: Utility Tree Certificate

Did you know that if trees are removed under your power lines that you may be given a certificate to get a new, more size appropriate tree?  The service is brought to you by the Washington State Nursery and Landscape Association (WSNLA) in conjunction with many utility districts and cooperating nurseries. To encourage their customers […]

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Mushrooms: A Sign of Healthy Soil

As the fall rain returns, mushrooms tend to pop up in our gardens overnight. And just as abruptly, all kinds of questions and concerns pop up as well. Gardeners want to know if mushrooms will harm their plants, their children, and their pets. They want to know where they came from and how to get… […]

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Property in the San Juan Islands Gets a “Living” Fence

Tree Transplantation Company Helps Homeowners Set Up Privacy Screen Trees for Yard SNOHOMISH, WA: Big Trees Inc, (www.bigtreesupply.com) tree transplantation and tree nursery company located in the Puget Sound area, was recently asked for help by a family in the San Juan Islands off the Northwest coast of Washington. Big Trees Inc. found that the […]

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Seed Saving Basics

Seed saving is making a comeback! Like other survival skills from home canning to foraging, saving seeds was all but forgotten for a short time, but the practice thriving once again among a new generation of enthusiasts. Seed saving is just what it sounds like: collecting and saving the seeds that your garden plants naturally… […]

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Fall Clean Up for Lazy Gardeners

I refuse to be a slave to my garden, which is why I designed it to be low maintenance; employing a variety of strategies to select plants that were both reliably easy care and suited to the space I had planned for them. Yet, there’s no denying that even for me, fall is a busy…

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Fall Color In A Can

I’m not one to rush into the fall season – our summers are far too short as it is and the longer I can convince myself that September is really late summer, the longer I can enjoy backyard picnics (socially distanced of course) and shorts. And, despite the cool June, this has been a great […]

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Increasing the Property Value of Your Home is Just One More Reason to Plant a Tree (If You Needed Another Reason) By Nancy Penrose

Adding a tree to your landscape adds beauty to your yard and your neighborhood. It helps the local climate by countering CO2 emissions. It enriches the neighborhood by providing a calmer landscape, providing more shade and protection for pedestrians. And research has even suggested that it reduces traffic speeds in neighborhoods, with fewer instances of […]

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Tree Transplanting Company Helps Resolve Neighborhood Conflict

Big Trees Inc Helps Neighbors in North Seattle Area Resolve Dispute SNOHOMISH, WA: Big Trees Inc., (https://bigtreesupply.com/), tree transplanting and tree nursery company operating out of the Puget Sound area in Washington State, has undergone many projects to help their community. Most recently the company helped two neighbors resolve a dispute regarding the trees in […]

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