When it comes to iconic trees of the American West, the Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa) stands tall, both literally and metaphorically. Known for its towering stature and distinctive bark, this tree species holds a special place in the hearts of those who appreciate the beauty and resilience of nature.
Native trees are well adapted to local climates, to support native ecosystems and wildlife. With the vast and beautiful topography that Washington State has to offer, landscaping with native trees is a wonderful way to reconnect with nature. Some may wonder, should I landscape with trees native to Washington State?
Sturdy, resilient evergreen trees make excellent privacy screens and wind breaks, as they are long lived, tolerate cold climates, and maintain attractive foliage all year. The distinguishing characteristics of these evergreen trees can be found in needle and cone shape, bark characteristics, and shedding habits.
As the holiday season approaches, we at Garden Gate Nursery take a moment to reflect on the blessings and partnerships that have enriched our journey. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to you for being an integral part of our wholesale family.
The Eastern Redbud, with its vibrant burst of color in early spring, is a beloved tree that captures the hearts of all who encounter it. In this blog, we'll delve into the fascinating world of the Eastern Redbud, examining its distinctive features, how to grow and care for it, and its significance in both horticulture and ecology.