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Seasonal Needle Drop for Evergreens

By Nancy Penrose “Needle drop” is a term used to describe a normal process that happens to many evergreens during the fall and winter season. While it is usually normal, it can be a concern for homeowners when they see a lot of needles falling. Every needle on an evergreen tree has a certain life span. […]

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What Does an Unhealthy Tree Look Like?

By Nancy Penrose We all want our trees to be healthy. There are a lot of aspects to keeping your tree healthy and a lot of things to watch out for. It isn’t that hard if you know what to do and what to look out for. But for some people that’s the hard part. […]

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Big Trees Inc Helps Family Move Trees to New Home

SNOHOMISH, WA: Big Trees Inc, (https://bigtreesupply.com) a tree nursery and tree transplant company in the Seattle area, was contacted recently by a long-term customer who had purchased many trees over the years. They were considering buying a house in their same neighborhood, but were heartbroken by the potential loss of all the investment they had […]

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Nine Great Evergreen Trees for Your Landscape

By Nancy Penrose Evergreen trees provide beauty to your landscape all year round. Here are nine great evergreen trees that will add to your property. Now is an ideal time to plant a new tree in your landscape. Douglas Fir The Douglas fir is a dense evergreen native to the Pacific Northwest. It has a […]

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Big Trees Inc Helps Restore Landscape in Stanwood Park

SNOHOMISH, WA: Big Trees Inc, (https://bigtreesupply.com) a tree nursery and tree transplant company in the Seattle area, was contacted recently by a community in Stanwood, WA where a homeowner had cleared some large evergreen trees, including incorrectly clearing those on an adjacent park. A homeowner had taken it upon himself to clear large evergreens from […]

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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 improve the privacy of your property. Emerald Green Arborvitae The Emerald Green Arborvitae is […]

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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 downtown Seattle was purchased by a developer who had plans to demolish and […]

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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 well-run and informative nursery for all […]

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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 the perfect focus of attention in your […]

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Big Trees Inc Helps Reorganize Homeowner’s Entire Yard

SNOHOMISH, WA: Big Trees Inc, (https://bigtreesupply.com) a tree nursery and tree transplant company in the Seattle area, was hired recently to revamp a homeowner’s entire yard, mostly by repurposing existing trees and shrubs from the property. The established yard in an older neighborhood of Seattle had many large Rhododendrons and upright Japanese Maples. Unfortunately, they […]

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