Arborvitae: Why We Love Them

You’ll find Arborvitae virtually everywhere in the U.S. Also known as Cedar or Thuja, this evergreen can be spotted in hedges in front yards, store fronts, parks and more. Why is it so popular? Well, here are a few of our favorite things about Arborvitae. Sound Cancelling: Live near 87 or another busy road? Have a noisy neighbor? Arborvitae can help. Arborvitae has thick, dense foliage, so … [Read more...]

The Benefits of a Shade Tree

A shade tree is any deciduous tree that grows to at least 50’ at its mature height and provides space beneath its canopy. Here are some of the more common ones hardy for upstate New York: Maples Weeping Maples Japanese Maples Black Gums Sweet Gums Weeping Willows Clump River Birches While any tree can provide benefits for your landscape, shade trees arguably give back the … [Read more...]