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Chrishaven Trees Blog

  • Smoky air and dry as a bone - September 7, 2017

    The title pretty much sums up the conditions at the nursery. Currently we are feverishly irrigating and spraying weeds and of course lots of staking, taping, and pruning.

  • New family member - July 31, 2017

    Earlier this month I headed east of the mountains to pick up a Golden Retriever puppy. It's been a fun experience so far, and although the pup is a handful at times

  • Rain Rain Go Away! - March 24, 2017

    Well, it's been one of those years. Can't we just have a normal winter-spring? It has been extremely difficult for us to efficiently dig and work the fields with the exceptionally wet

  • Never ending Winter - February 8, 2017

    As I type this, the snow continues to fall. We are a week into February and Winter doesn't show any signs of letting up

  • Fall digging has begun - October 11, 2016

    Days are becoming shorter, nights are becoming cooler, and the leaves are turning. Its a beautiful time of year in the nursery

  • Almost Autumn - August 30, 2016

    The weather has cooled a little this week and the days are getting shorter. The growing season will be quickly coming to a close, which means FALL DIGGING!

  • Summer digging and our unpredictable weather - June 14, 2016

    The rain has been falling hard the last few days and that's fine with us. We wrapped up our "Spring" planting last week and had been irrigating consistently. The 80-90 degree temps

  • Entering Winter, still digging - December 3, 2015

    December has come and we are still busy digging. Stewartia monadelpha has made a resurgence this fall and we are happy to be shipping good numbers of this lovely tree. The wet and freezing weather

  • Introducing: Parrotia persica 'Golden BellTower' - September 15, 2015

    It finally has happened! Chrishaven Trees first tree selection was introduced to the market on August 27th, 2015 at the Far West Show

  • Wedding Bells - July 28, 2015

    Last week we had a wedding at the Nursery's "Arboretum". Katie and I got married on the 18th in perfect weather and a perfect setting

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