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
A Spectacular Fall Day!
Wow! The colors & textures this week at the nursery in early November were spectacular! Take a walk with us here through the trees... ... READ the POST
SGN Oaks Ready to Dig this Spring
We have some beautiful specimen Oaks trees available this season at SGN Trees! Choose from these selections ranging from 2.0"-4.0" or even some smaller container options as well: White, Swamp White, Beacon, American Dream, Shingle, Bur, Chinkapin, Crimson Spire, Streetspire, Regal Prince, Kindred ... READ the POST
Time to Think Spring!
It's never too late to think spring! Order now from our premium selection of Oaks for your spring planting projects. We are now booking Spring 2020 Orders, and we would love the opportunity to grow for you next season! ... READ the POST