Benefits of Privacy Trees

By Nancy Penrose I have owned Big Trees Inc for 25 years. In that time, one of the most popular types of trees we have provided homeowners are privacy trees. The addition of privacy trees, or hedges, may be the smartest gardening decision you can make. Not only do they […] Read more »

10 More Reasons to Add Trees to Your Yard

10 More Reasons to Add Trees to Your Yard By Nancy Penrose Here are 10 more reasons to add trees to your yard. Trees Improve City Climate: Trees play a crucial role in mitigating the “heat island” effect in urban areas, counteracting the elevated temperatures caused by thermal energy stored […] Read more »

Trees Can Make You Happier

By Nancy Penrose I love trees and have been helping people add them to their landscapes in the greater Seattle area for 24 years. Indeed, trees play a crucial role in our lives through various means. Their primary function involves producing the oxygen essential for our breathing while absorbing carbon […] Read more »

8 Compelling Reasons to Add a Tree to Your Yard

By Nancy Penrose Trees play a crucial role in our ecosystem, contributing significantly to our existence. They supply us with the essential oxygen needed for breathing, create habitats for wildlife, and contribute to our food sources. However, their importance extends even further. Explore these 8 compelling reasons why integrating trees […] Read more »

Preparing Your Trees for Winter

By Nancy Penrose Essential Tips for a Healthy Season Winter can be a challenging time for trees. The cold in the air and on the ground make it difficult for trees to flourish, and trees in poor health may not survive the season at all. With the right preparation, you […] Read more »

9 Great Fall Color Trees

By Nancy Penrose Back in 2020 we published an article listing 10 great trees for fall colors. Now that we’re coming up on the end of summer, we thought we’d list out 9 more great trees to enhance the color of your landscape this fall. 1. Autumn Blaze Maple The […] Read more »

Summer Tree Care Tips

By Nancy Penrose Proper care of your trees during the summer months results in a healthy landscape for your yard. Summer is a great time to follow these five tree care tips. 1. Mulching: Mulching trees is an important action because it cuts down on weeds, stabilizes soil temperatures, and […] Read more »