Tree Planting Tips

By Nancy Penrose Purchasing a tree that is a good match for your planting environment is important. Every species of tree has its own needs. Some require soil that retains moisture, while others will grow best in slightly acidic or highly nutritional soil. To make sure your tree grows healthy […] Read more »

Big Trees Inc. Replaces a Local Chamber of Commerce’s Damaged Holiday Tree

SNOHOMISH, WA: Big Trees Inc., (, a tree sales and transplant company, was contacted by a local Chamber of Commerce to help address a major seasonal problem. A local Chamber of Commerce contacted Big Trees because their holiday tree was destroyed in a storm and they wanted more information about […] Read more »

Landscaping with Maple Trees

By Nancy Penrose Maple trees are known for their beautiful autumn leaf colors. There are more than 100 different species of maple trees. Most are native to Asia. Maples range in height from 33 to 148 feet. The wood of larger maple trees like North America’s sugar maple and Europe’s […] Read more » How Trees Grow

By Nancy Penrose All trees have a special type of plant tissue called meristem, a Greek word meaning “to divide”. The word was first used by Swiss botanist Carl Wilhem von Nageli (1817 to 1891). Trees grow when the cells within the meristem divide and produce new cells. Meristem can […] Read more »

Big Trees Inc. Ships Large Trees into Canada to Complete Significant Residential Project

SNOHOMISH, WA: Big Trees Inc., (, a tree sales and transplant company, was contacted to provide a shipment of tall, full Excelsa Cedar trees to Canada. After researching the logistics of international shipping, Big Trees received approval for the process. Big Trees prepared 12 large Excelsa Cedars for handling and […] Read more »