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Planting Trees in Fall

Planting trees in the fall offers many advantages over planting trees in the spring. To name a few: “Transpiration is low and root generation potential is high. The temperatures are typically moderate to cool, and are easier on the plants so there is less chance for the trees to be stressed by extreme heat. The […]

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Spring is the Best Time to Plant a Green Privacy Screen

If you’ve been thinking about a green privacy screen, springtime is the best time of the year to get started. Privacy fence trees planted in the spring of the year will have the whole growing season to get established. In most cases, they will be on their own and not need any special attention the […]

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Top Trees for Privacy

Are you looking to create a privacy screen? Maybe you’re trying to block out noise, improve air quality, or provide a lush green backdrop for your garden (all of which are great reasons to plant privacy trees). There are many options for privacy trees, based on your needs and desires. Before you invest in privacy […]

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Curb Appeal: How Trees Can Increase Your Home Value

When you plant trees, you’re not just beautifying your landscape — you’re also investing in your property value anywhere from 7-19% (source);  a study from the University of Michigan states that for every $1 you invest in landscaping your yard, you’ll see a 109% return in home value!   Homes with well-landscaped yards and beautifully-grown […]

Thuja Green Giant tree

Where Should I Plant a Thuja Green Giant

Thuja ‘Green Giant’ is a hybrid between the American native, western red cedar (Thuja plicata), and the Asian native, Japanese arborvitae (T. standishii). It was discovered in 1935 growing in a seedling bed in Denmark where they had been growing both parent species. Green Giant was introduced to the United States at the National Arboretum in 1965. Thuja ‘Green Giant’ […]

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Privacy Trees

  Privacy trees are trees that we plant to act as screens in order to block an unwanted view out of, or into, our property. In addition to providing privacy, these living fences also block noise, reduce air pollution, and slow the wind. We love the appearance of a living privacy fence, and appreciate the […]

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Best Fast Growing Privacy Trees for Your Yard

A row of fast growing evergreen trees for privacy or fast growing privacy shrubs can become a living privacy fence that blocks noise, reduces air pollution, slows the wind, and, most noteworthy, hides an unwanted view. It isn’t hard to grow a evergreen privacy screen and it doesn’t take as long as you might think. Fast growing […]