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
NEW Trees for Spring!!!
We have some fantastic fresh new trees in the field this spring! A few of the new varieties we are planting and digging this season are: Mystic Ruby Redbud, Standing Ovation Serviceberry, Parkland Pillar Birch, Ruby Slippers Amur Maple, Lucas European Hornbeam, Rockhampton Red European Hornbeam, ... READ the POST
It’s OAKtober at SGN Trees!
October is Oak Awareness Month, or OAKtober, in Illinois. Officially declared in 2015 by our state, OAKtober was created to recognize the importance of oak trees and the growing concerns about the rapid decline in oak tree population in our communities. According to the Chicago Region Tree ... 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
Pollinators Through the Seasons
Summer is in full bloom, and the bees and butterflies are buzzing with excitement. During the summer months we see lots of pollinator activity here on the farm, from the trees in our fields to the garden and flowers at our home. It was recently Pollinator Week, put on by the Pollinator Partnership, ... 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
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