~April 16, 2023 As I start to write this, we are half way through the month. What a whirlwind it has been so far! We hit the ground running with tree planting, and finished getting our new crop planted by April 11 in record time. Planting soil conditions were optimal, and we are receiving some ... READ the POST
UPDATE 4-5-23 BUR OAK CROWNED CHAMPION in The Tournament of Trees!!!
The start of spring means March Madness in the field! Follow along on our Facebook or Instagram stories and vote for your favorite trees each day as we keep score to see which one is crowned the Tournament of Trees Champion! Will Bur Oak defend the title of Tournament of Trees 2022 Champion? Or will ... READ the POST
SGN Trees in the Landscape
We've been out and about this past month checking in on our "babies" growing in the landscape. We grow trees for several municipalities across Illinois, and our relationships with the foresters who plant our trees is very important to us. We enjoy working with forestry teams to select the right ... READ the POST
June Update from the Field
We welcomed in June with some beautiful weather at the nursery! Growing conditions in the field couldn't be better. Spring rains, sunshine, and warm temps are getting our growing season off to a great start. Here are some updates from the field: SALES: All of our SGN Trees have been harvested ... READ the POST
At SGN Trees, we have over 1400 trees above ground - ready to PLANT & GROW! Our crazy spring weather gave us an extended time to harvest trees and bring them in from the field to the above ground SGN Holding Yard. The crop this spring looks amazing! We have endless varieties & sizes of trees ... READ the POST
Fresh New Trees are in and READY TO PLANT!
We have been busy this week receiving our new liner crop in from the partner nurseries who grow for us. Fresh new trees have arrived in from Oregon and are healed into our mulch beds awaiting planting day in the coming weeks. The liner trees we receive to plant are grown at some of the best ... READ the POST