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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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  • Misc Trees

    The Immortal Evergreen

    How are the plants in your yard looking these days? If you live in the North, as I do, your deciduous trees and shrubs are probably pretty bare. My sweetgum tree, viburnum shrubs and…

    By David Beaulieu | February 10, 2017
  • Tree Planting

    5 Windbreak Trees that will Blow you Away

    A windbreak is a practical and inexpensive way to shielding heavy winds from your home, but windbreaks have additional benefits unrelated to wind. Planting trees along the outer edge of your yard or property…

    By Sheereen Othman | December 2, 2016
  • Tree of the Week

    Norway Spruce: A Tree of Many Uses

    Picea abies The English resisted calling the Norway spruce by its name, instead referring to it as the “common spruce.” The Finnish claimed it as their own, calling it the Finn spruce, while others,…

    By Sheereen Othman | January 5, 2016
  • Misc Trees

    Bone Up on Your Evergreens!

    It’s easy to ignore evergreens when the yard is loaded with flowers. Often called the “bones” of the landscape, some evergreens are about as sexy during the summer as just that — bones. The…

    By David Beaulieu | January 6, 2011