Overgrown Trees

Overgrown Trees

Caring for overgrown trees is one of the most common and painful subjects I am asked about as a horticulturist. People tend to buy things that look good in a spot when they are young, then as it grows bigger they realize that it isn’t going to fit, it ruins their...
Tree Maintenance Plan

Tree Maintenance Plan

Here at the nursery we have people come in all the time willing to spend hundreds if not thousand dollars on landscape trees. This makes sense, they are investing in a quality landscape that will improve both the looks and livability of their home. What doesn’t make...

Yes, We are Already Getting Ready for Christmas Trees!

It always bugs me when I see Christmas products and displays going up early, but here at the nursery it doesn’t bother me much. The only Christmas items we sell are trees, and if you don’t look closely you will never notice they are for Christmas until we hang up the...

Columnar and Narrow Evergreen Trees

Building lots are getting smaller while houses are getting bigger. This forces us to look at columnar and narrow evergreen trees for a bit of year round green without taking up the entire yard. While there are no where near as many skinny evergreens as there are wide...

Plant a Tree for Thanksgiving!

The leaves are changing color and falling, the lawn is turning yellow, and nights are supposed to drop below freezing; time to abandon the garden and hunker down by the fire with a hot cup of cocoa. Not so fast! There is more to do in the garden than just rake leaves....

Zelkova, the Best Tree for Fall Color!

            The most common response when I show someone the Zelkova section is, “I have never heard of these before.” Even though Zelkovas have been heavily planted at BYU and other locations in Utah County for the past 20 years, this...