06 Mar 2012

WHAT IS THE BEST TYPE OF CEDAR FOR MY YARD

The cedars we grow and plant in our customers’ yards are the Eastern White Cedar (Emeralds and Pyramidalis) and Western Red Cedar (Green Giant and Excelsia). These plants are a wonderful choice for anyone who is looking to add a fresh, lush, green addition to their yard and provide the privacy they desire. Emerald/Pyamidalis are […]

05 Mar 2012

SHOULD YOU INSTALL FENCING BEHIND YOUR CEDARS?

Most of our clients don’t have fencing in their yards. Therefore, they choose to plant cedar hedging. Whether you want fencing or not is a personal choice. If you are looking for added security to ensure your pesky neighborhood dog can’t get into your yard through your cedars, then perhaps adding a fence is a […]

04 Mar 2012

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO PLANT CEDARS?

Technically, there is no limitation on when you can plant your cedar trees; you can plant them in any season as long as you are capable of digging a hole; however, the best time to plant your cedars is before winter. Planting in the winter means having to deal with winter conditions and frozen ground. […]

02 Mar 2012

HOW TALL WILL MY CEDARS GROW?

The cedars we plant (Emerald and Pyramidalis Cedars as well as a few varieties of Western Red Cedars) can grow up to 40ft in height! Sound a little intimidating for your backyard? Don’t worry. Remember you are in control of your cedar trees and through regular trimming you can keep them at any height you […]

01 Mar 2012

TRIMMING YOUR CEDAR TREES

Cedars can grow to become tall and bushy and should not only be trimmed to look appealing but also to keep them in good health. Cedar branches are not as defined as tree branches and don’t offer many places for you to prune back to. You can prune back as far as the trunk but […]

20 Feb 2012

Should You Feed Or Water Your Cedar Hedging?

Cedar trees used for hedging grow naturally in wet climates and therefore require a substantial amount of moisture to keep them healthy. After the installation of your cedar trees, you should water regularly to ensure that the tree takes root in the ground (especially if you live in a drier climate or have them installed […]

05 Feb 2012
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Potted or Fieldgrown Cedar Trees?

Both field-grown and potted tree production have been around for decades. They are both equally capable methods of producing high quality landscape trees. Field-grown trees, at times, receive negative publicity for having low survival rates and being of supposedly poor quality in general. This is not necessarily true. It’s safe to say that poor quality trees can be produced from either production method. The point is to only buy from growers who produce quality.