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Chrishaven Trees Blog

  • 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

  • Staying busy - April 8, 2015

    With our early spring and plants pushing early, it feels like summer is already here. That of course mean there is no shortage of things to do around the nursery. Last week we received the last shipment

  • Early Spring - February 9, 2015

    By all accounts, it looks like we are in for an early spring this year. With the exception of a week long cold snap in November, our '14-'15 winter was quite mild. With the unusual warm weather

  • Optimism in the new year - January 16, 2015

    Another new year brings hope and optimism that the industry and economy get rolling. Our friends to the north have been hit hard recently with what we saw in '08/'09.

  • Inventory in the rain - October 29, 2014

    After a very nice dry summer, looks like its back to reality living in the Pacific Northwest. We are in the midst of fall inventory, trying to dodge the downpours. The Nursery is in pretty good shape

  • June brings us flowers galore - June 4, 2014

    Hard to believe it's already June, you need only walk past a block of kousa dogwoods, or Stewartia pseudocamellia to prove that it is so. It's my favorite time of year in the nursery with the sights and smells. June, of course

  • Spring at Chrishaven - May 13, 2014

    Well, this time of year always seems to creep up on us. Although we have been getting a lot of precipitation, there is no denying that summer is nearly hear. Many of the trees are in full bloom including

  • Spring just around the corner - February 27, 2014

    The Cornus mas have begun to bloom which means we are on the homeward stretch toward spring. It has been a very wet January and February but

  • Stubborn Old Man Winter - December 10, 2013

    After the last few weeks, today, I almost feel like pulling out my summer clothes now that the mercury has ascended above freezing. We're keeping our fingers crossed that