Petite structure, low maintenance, and unique shape are all reasons why the Little Gem Norway Spruce is the perfect ball of joy. Cold hardness and slow growth make it an excellent addition to landscape and rock gardens.
Dreamy and delicate flowers, compact size and wonderful fall color make the Pink Flair Cherry an Enchanting Delight. Throughout the seasons, elegant shape and disposition continue to impress keen onlookers, year after year.
The aptly named ‘Royal Red’ maintains a commanding presence throughout the seasons with beautiful colored leaves, magnificent height, and hearty tolerance to variable environmental conditions.
Slender, upright growth habit, sturdy cold tolerance, and marvelous yellow fall colors are just a few reasons to add a burst of sunshine with the Dakota Pinnacle Birch. Graceful, curling bark, revealed in a delicate cream color adds a stunning interest feature.
The Showtime Crabapple is here to dazzle with bright, beautiful fuchsia blooms and colorful foliage. Leaves and flowers steal the show, bolstering accolades with low maintenance needs and excellent cold hardy-ness.
Gorgeous color, perennial growth, low maintenance requirements, and consistent, natural expression are only a few reasons to grow the Oregon Green.
Ornate natural bark, glossy leaves, and cheerful fall color make this tree the perfect shade tree to brighten up, and bring a bit of shade to any landscape.
With vibrant pink spring flowers, sophisticated mahogany foliage, a refined and broadly rounded shape, everything about this tree exhibits exceptional quality.
There are three main reasons why a tree could die after leaving the nursery. Weed-eaters, trees planted too deep, or if the trees get the wrong amount of water. Watch this video and ensure you don't lose your tree after you've purchased from Garden Gate Nursery.
We have had several similar questions about our open to the public event and we just wanted to let everyone know the answers so that you can know before you make the trip.
Exquisite lavender flowers adorn wispy branches of the weeping Lavender Twist Redbud tree. Perfectly compact, graceful, and bound to steal your heart, this tree sparks love at first sight.
Flourishing purple color of the Crimson Sunset Maple Tree paired with a classically upright, rounded crown makes this maple tree the perfect fall foliage tree.
A dusty, barren landscape with no fresh water or shade is where the roughly 500 people of the islet of Kokota called home. For hundreds of years, the islanders lived off the land, harvesting trees and natural resources in order to survive, until the island was all but depleted.
We love spending time at our Oregon home, as we call it, and leaving our home open for visitors during much of the year when we’re not there. It is a pleasure to enjoy the quiet mornings and to light a fire in the fireplace.
Oak trees are the perfect legacy, as they are long-lived, practical, and provide a stunning aesthetic throughout any season. Their utility, hospitality in supporting wildlife, and striking magnificence are all great reasons to plant an oak tree today.
“Gratitude doesn’t change the scenery. It merely washes clean the glass you look through so you can clearly see the colors” (Richelle Goodrich). With fall here bringing its magnificent change of leaf color, it is a good time to really stop, reflect and express our gratitude.
Maples adorn the autumn season with a spectacular radiance and color display. As the temperature begins to drop, lovely foliage color changes act as a reliable indicator that the holiday season is around the corner. Here are five maple trees that we love:
There are a few shade trees that stand out among the crowd. Read our list of best shade trees and learn why we think they are the best shade trees available on the market. Don't see your favorite? Add it in the comments and share why, we may add it to our list!
The June Snow™ Dogwood tree is an incredible ornamental variety that quickly made it to our list of favorite trees this year when we started growing it for the first time. From a fast growth rate to its flowers, this tree is quite different than its Dogwood family members.
Enhancing your outdoor space with trees is an excellent way to add value to your home, and upgrade your living environment.
Adding landscape plants to your yard is a great way to brighten up your home, but keeping your plants healthy can sometimes be a challenge.
During our Spring, Open to the Public event, we had a video team come out and capture a little of what we do here on the nursery. Through the next couple months, we will be sharing the videos from that week. Today, we are sharing the first of the nursery.
Even if a tree is improperly planted, it can survive for sometimes years, but then suddenly die after becoming a beautiful addition to a home. Planting correctly can impact whether a tree will live for years to come.
Autumn beckons for change as humans layer up for warmth, birds quell their singing, and trees don generous flamboyant fall colors. Not to be outdone, the Redpointe® Maple graces the scene, like a bright flame juxtaposed against the greying skyline.
We watched these trees get planted as little 1 to 1 1/4 inch caliper trees in the Lowes parking lot in Pasco, Washington about 10 years ago. They have struggled for years. Every tree is dying due to damage to the trunk.
The secret is out, Paul's Scarlet Hawthorn is this year's darling. Otherwise known as Crataegus laevigata 'Pauls Scarlet', our new favorite tree delivers rosy blooms and seasonally adorable ornamental fruit. Dark pink blossoms resembling tiny roses burst in a dazzling display throughout the spring.
Mark informed me the trees were just watered by the sprinklers that water the grass. I am confident that is all that is needed for most trees.
While it may be enticing to choose a lower quality tree with a cheaper price tag, consider the money you save in the long run from a potentially early replacement.
Unfortunately, nursery's don't have a spell. We don't have anything special that keeps our trees more alive than they can be in a landscape setting. Although that is a bummer for us, it is a good thing for you. That means that after planting your trees, you can be sure to have healthy, happy trees in your yard!
Trees should be planted with the root flare, or where the trunk starts to develop roots, level or 1-2 inches above the level of the soil.
There are several reasons why we think fall is a great time of year to plant trees, and in this article we go into some of our reasons. Just to be clear, in this article we are mostly writing about container trees, not B&B or bare-root trees.
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