Funnily enough, no-one has ever asked me to design a high maintenance garden, yet there is a common misconception that low maintenance translates to an endless row of boxwood or a border entirely devoted to rhododendrons. While these may be easy care they certainly won’t win any design awards. Yet evergreen trees and shrubs are…
Job Title: Nursery Sales Associate Location: Seattle, WA Level/Salary Range: $16.69-$18.69 DOE Position Type: Part-time The Nursery Sales Associate is responsible for assisting customers and maintaining day-to-day operations of Urban Earth Nursery including, but not limited to: Greeting, assisting, and providing enthusiastic guidance and support to customers Completing sales transactions using the POS System Watering, […]
Benefits of mulch Mulch is one of the best things you can do for your landscape. Mulch has many benefits throughout the year. Here are tips on the dos and don’ts of mulch. In winter, mulch insulates soil. This provides a warmer environment for earthworms, microbes and other beneficial organisms in the soil. Warm soil… […]
Tree Transplanting Company Helps Save Memorial Trees Mid Renovations SNOHOMISH, WA: Big Trees Inc., (https://bigtreesupply.com/), a tree transplanting company and tree nursery in the Seattle area, recently took part in a project to assist a school in rescuing a number of memorial trees of great importance to the community. The trees were in danger due […]
By Nancy Penrose Tree pruning is an essential part of keeping your trees growing healthy. Trees with dead or dying limbs will benefit from regular pruning, and pruning can play an important role in the formative stages of a tree’s life. But how often should you prune? When is the best time to prune your […]
After my garden goes to sleep in the fall I look forward to the approach of winter. Tucked among the ferns are some of my favorite winter blooming perennials: hellebores. I love seeing the evergreen leaves throughout the year and excitedly wait for flowers to emerge during a season when there is little else in […]
There’s nothing like a fresh bowl of strawberries, blueberries, raspberries or blackberries straight out of the garden, and now is the time to plant them! All of these berries are well suited for growing in the northwest and are beginning to be available from the nursery this time of year….