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American Arborvitae

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    Top 5 Evergreens Sold through the Arbor Day Tree Nursery

    By Sheereen Othman | September 28, 2017

    Evergreen trees offer numerous benefits when strategically planted around your home. They provide year-round color in the winter when other trees are bare. Additionally, evergreens can be used as a living snow fence, keeping cold winds out which results in lower energy costs. Here are the top 5 evergreen trees sold through the Arbor Day Tree Nursery. Watch Ask an Arborist: Why Should I Plant Evergreens? Green Giant Arborvitae (Thuja standishii x plicata ‘Green Giant‘) The green giant arborvitae is a large,…

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    The American Arborvitae

     Thuja occidentalis Did you know the American Arborvitae was the first North American tree introduced to Europe? In fact, that’s how it earned its scientific name. Occidentalis means “west,” the direction from Sweden where…

    By Sheereen Othman | January 17, 2017