Collection: Shade Trees

Trees ships November through June. All these plants are bare-root and dormant, which offers a very high success rate for bare-root plants, and it’s safe to plant in every zone as soon as you receive them.

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Shade Trees

 Shade trees provide an elegant solution to shield you from the scorching sun while adding a charming touch to your landscape. Their majestic presence and lush foliage create a welcoming ambiance, allowing you to enjoy the outdoors in excellent comfort. Discover the perfect shade tree for your space and elevate your outdoor experience.

1. Cooling Comfort:

Finding respite in the shade becomes essential when the sun's rays beat down relentlessly. They offer a ...

Shade Trees

 Shade trees provide an elegant solution to shield you from the scorching sun while adding a charming touch to your landscape. Their majestic presence and lush foliage create a welcoming ambiance, allowing you to enjoy the outdoors in excellent comfort. Discover the perfect shade tree for your space and elevate your outdoor experience.

1. Cooling Comfort:

Finding respite in the shade becomes essential when the sun's rays beat down relentlessly. They offer a refreshing escape from the sweltering heat, creating incredible, shaded areas for relaxation and enjoyment. The dense canopy of leaves acts as a natural umbrella, casting a soothing shade over your outdoor seating areas, patios, and gardens. Whether you're hosting a backyard barbecue, sipping a refreshing beverage, or simply lounging with a good book, our shade trees ensure you can bask in the great outdoors without the discomfort of direct sunlight.

Shade trees bring an unrivaled aesthetic appeal to your landscape 


2. Aesthetic Appeal:

With their graceful forms, vibrant colors, and striking textures, these trees become focal points, adding depth and character to your outdoor space. Choose from various species, each with its unique charm, including the majestic oak, the elegant maple, the stately birch, or the timeless beauty of the weeping willow. Whether you prefer a classic, symmetrical shape or a more organic and free-flowing form, our shade trees captivate your senses and create a picturesque atmosphere.

Embracing shade trees goes beyond the visual appeal and provides numerous environmental advantages


3. Environmental Advantages:

 They provide valuable birds and other wildlife habitats, contributing to biodiversity and ecological balance. You actively preserve the environment and create a sustainable future by planting shade trees.

4. Low Maintenance and Longevity:

They are visually stunning and designed for minimal maintenance, allowing you to enjoy their benefits without excessive upkeep. With proper care, these trees thrive and continue to provide shade and beauty for many years. We provide comprehensive planting and care instructions to ensure your shade tree receives the attention it needs to flourish.

5. Professional Landscaping Services:

If you desire a professional touch for your outdoor space, we offer landscaping services to help you design and implement your dream landscape. Our experienced landscape architects can work with you to create a harmonious arrangement of shade trees complemented by other plants, flowers, and hardscape elements. We consider your preferences, existing features, and environmental factors to design a cohesive, visually stunning outdoor environment that reflects your style.
 Enhancing Your Outdoor Space and Beyond

Let's explore the ten critical advantages of incorporating shade trees into your landscape:

1. Sun Protection and Cooling Effect:


Their primary benefit is their ability to provide natural shade, protecting you and your outdoor areas from the sun's intense heat. The dense foliage of shade trees creates an excellent microclimate beneath their canopy, reducing the ambient temperature by several degrees. This cooling effect makes your outdoor spaces more comfortable and reduces the need for artificial cooling systems, thus saving energy and lowering utility bills.

2. Enhanced Outdoor Living:
By planting these types of trees, you can extend the usable space of your outdoor living areas. Whether it's a patio, deck, or backyard, they create shaded zones where you can relax, entertain guests, or engage in outdoor activities without worrying about excessive sun exposure. These shady areas become inviting retreats enjoyed during hot summer days, allowing you to maximize your outdoor space.

3. Energy Savings:
They are strategically placed near your home and can significantly impact energy consumption.

4. Increased Property Value:
Well-maintained trees planted in your landscape can enhance your property's curb appeal and value. Mature shade trees add a sense of maturity, beauty, and charm to your outdoor space, making it more attractive to potential buyers.

5. Air Quality Improvement:
They improve air quality. It helps reduce air pollution and create a healthier environment for humans and wildlife. Furthermore, shade trees trap airborne pollutants, such as dust and particulate matter, on their leaves, further purifying the air.

6. Noise Reduction:
If you live in a busy urban area or near a noisy street, planting can significantly mitigate the impact of noise pollution, creating a more serene environment.

7. Erosion Control:
They prevent soil erosion. Their extensive root systems help to stabilize the soil, especially on slopes or areas prone to decay. The roots bind the soil particles together, reducing the risk of soil erosion caused by wind or water runoff. It is essential for maintaining the integrity of your landscape and preventing soil degradation.

8. Biodiversity and Wildlife Habitat:
They support biodiversity by providing habitat for various species of birds, insects, and other wildlife. The branches and leaves offer shelter, nesting sites, and food sources, attracting diverse creatures to your garden. By planting shade trees, you preserve local ecosystems and create a harmonious balance between nature and human habitats.

9. Mental Health and Well-being:
Spending time in nature has positively impacted mental health and well-being. The tranquility and beauty of outdoor spaces shaded by trees promote relaxation, reduce stress, and improve overall mood and happiness.

 How to Plant TN Nursery Shade Trees

Your plants will arrive in bare root form--dormant, treated for freshness, and ready to plant. Although they may not look alive, gently scrape the bark to see the green stem below.

Dig a hole in a spot with suitable light conditions. The opening should be sufficiently deep and wide to accommodate the tree's roots without any breakage. Gently place the seeds into the hole and replace the dirt, gently packing the earth tightly but without compacting it.

Water newly planted trees (about an inch of water weekly) for several weeks until they establish a robust root system. After that, Mother Nature takes over, and they become relatively undemanding.