When I think about how well the Green Giant Arbotvitate has done its job as a privacy screen, the poem by Elizabeth Barnett Browning comes to mind. " How do I love thee? Let me count the ways." A beautiful green wall of Green Giant Arborvitae evergreen trees really does make me smile! I love … Continue reading The Green Giant Arborvitae: Excellent Choice for Privacy Screening
Welcome to Pryor's Nursery, where we explore the wonders of the Green Giant Arborvitae tree—an absolute favorite in the world of landscaping and gardening. In this blog, we delve into the reasons behind the immense popularity of Green Giant Arborvitae trees, answering common questions and shedding light on the remarkable features that make them a … Continue reading Green Giant Arborvitae: A Lush and Affordable Landscape
Welcome to Pryor's Nursery, your trusted source for locally field-grown evergreen trees throughout Maryland, DC, and Northern Virginia. If you're looking for the perfect privacy solution for your yard or garden, look no further than the magnificent Green Giant Arborvitae. These fast-growing and deer-resistant evergreen trees have become a favorite among our customers, and we're … Continue reading When to Plant Green Giant Arborvitaes: A Maryland Evergreen Tree Farm’s Guide
Creating a private oasis around your pool is essential for enjoyment and relaxation without prying eyes. Many homeowners need tall privacy screening for various reasons. One of the most common is blocking views from the neighboring homes' second-story windows. Using fast-growing evergreen trees is the most effective and aesthetically pleasing way to enhance your pool's … Continue reading Enhance Your Pool’s Privacy with Fast-Growing Evergreen Trees
Are you tired of your nosy neighbors or unwanted views in your yard? Hybrid evergreen trees may be the solution you need. Read our blog to learn about the advantages of hybrid evergreen for privacy.
Privacy trees are almost always at the top of the list for homeowners moving into a new home or when new construction buildings go up around you. We all want to feel our home and garden are our own, and nothing does that better than evergreen privacy screens. Got nosey neighbors? Privacy trees are the … Continue reading How to Pick the Right Privacy Tree
When shopping for a Christmas tree at your local lot or tree farm, you’ll likely encounter many different types of evergreen Christmas trees. Picking out a perfect tree isn't easy. A tree's scent, color, strength of branches, shape, height and needle retention all matter. Depending on where you live will determine what type of trees … Continue reading Evergreen Christmas Tree Guide: What is the best?
Walking the fields to find the perfect live Christmas tree has become a tradition for many families. Not only is the tree an important part of the holidays, but garland, misteltoe and wreaths as well. The bright red berries of the Holly trees look stunning against the green backdrop of leaves and needles in our … Continue reading Holiday Holly Tree Berry-Best Practices
In our last blog, we talked about soil types affecting the availability and uptake of plant nutrients. Sandy soils , which drain quickly, may not have sufficient N, P and K due to leaching, as the water rapidly leaves a sand area. Over the years rains can remove a lot of nutrients from a porous area to the garden. Regular watering is needed to establish new trees and may move materials away also, from sandy planting mix. If you could see a cross section of the soil draining, the water you are applying moves rapidly out of the sand in a more pointed, dagger like profile.
Early spring is the time to fertilize the evergreen trees of your privacy screen. Visiting our clients sites over the last 3 years, we see most Living Fence evergreens need fertilization. The past few rainy years has most likely leached most of the nitrogen from our garden soils. One year we even had 70 … Continue reading Evergreen Tree Fertilization