The Collaborative Art of Growing Trees

Growing trees is a well-known science that has been studied by various cultures for millennia.  Universities and institutions spend millions of dollars in research and education on this pursuit each year.    However, in conjunction with this...

Rethinking My Relationship with Trees

One of my earliest memories is being five years old and helping my father install several dozen balled and burlapped trees at a newly constructed retirement community in the mountains of North Carolina. “Ok,” he said.  “Here is how I am going to pay you.  I will give...

The Team

The word team in this day and age is most commonly associated with sports, and like most good sports teams when all the players are talented, driven, on the same page and totally bought into the system, the sky’s the limit.  Here at Bremo Trees our Team...

Inventory Update – Winter 2017

Bremo Trees, like many other nurseries, emerged from the recession of 2009 with a robust inventory of unsold trees.  For many years supply had exceeded demand in the B&B nursery industry, driving down pricing and ultimately leading to many nurseries having to...

Bremo Trees Marketing Strategies 101 – Be nice!

A mentor and competitor in the nursery industry, whom I hold in great respect, called just after I became the manager of Bremo Trees. “All right,” he said.  “What is the plan?” “Well,” I mumbled, feeling unprepared for the question. “I am going to grow relationships...