1. Happy Holidays From Schra Tree Care!

    Can you believe we’re just three days away from Thanksgiving? Ready or not, the holiday season is officially here. That means it’s time to figure out travel plans, complete your shopping, and, of course, prepare your home for guests. This is also a good time to inspect your trees. Even one quick…Read More

  2. 4 Common Tree Disturbances

    Some trees can live up to 5,000 years. That said, a tree’s life isn’t exactly a walk in the park. There are numerous disturbances that, according to Trees For Life, “allow the flow of nutrients and energy through the ecosystem and are driving forces of evolution.” Here are five common tree d…Read More

  3. The Best Places to See Colorado’s Fall Color

    Whether you’ve called Colorado home for decades or just moved here recently, you must make plans to explore the state’s beauty during autumn. But where specifically will you find the most vivid yellows, oranges, and reds this fall? Here are the top five spots, as referenced from Colorado.com: Tr…Read More

  4. What Kills the Emerald Ash Borer?

    It seems like the emerald ash borer is being discovered in a new region every month. As of May 2018, the pest has been found in 33 states, as well as the Canadian provinces of Ontario, Quebec, and Manitoba. Since its discovery in 2002, EAB has killed hundreds of millions of ash trees in North Americ…Read More

  5. How to Identify Emerald Ash Borer Damage

    It’s been five years since the Emerald Ash Borer was first discovered in Colorado. This beetle continues to get the attention of homeowners and arborists alike and for good reason. In this post, we thought it would be good to review the signs and symptoms of an EAB attack. Let’s look at some of …Read More

  6. 5 Tree Watering Tips to Consider

    It’s hard to believe it’s the middle of June already. You’ve probably spent a good deal of time working on your lawn. What many homeowners fail to realize, though, is that their trees also require plenty of water and maintenance. In Colorado especially, prolonged droughts and high winds can dr…Read More

  7. The Most Common Tree Diseases and Insect Pests

    Trees in Colorado cope with a great deal of stress. Think about it for a moment. As a society, we expect them to withstand drought, construction damage, soil compaction, vandalism, air pollution, and much more. Interestingly, trees that are exposed to any one of these agents are more vulnerable to d…Read More

  8. Tree Care: Working Safely and Effectively Around Power Lines

    Now that the calendar has turned to May, it’s time to get out in the yard again. There are flowers to plant and trees to trim. However, before you go crazy with tree maintenance, we want to provide a refresher on working safely around power lines. Here are five tips you should absolutely consider …Read More

  9. How to Make Trees Healthier This Spring

    Part of what makes trees so great is that they’re usually low-maintenance. As opposed to most plants and flowers, trees take care of themselves for the most part. Notice we said ‘for the most part.’ Now is the time of year where trees could use a little extra attention and assistance. Keep rea…Read More

  10. What to Know About Deep Tree Root Fertilization

    It’s certainly been an abnormally dry winter and start to spring in Colorado. As of now, the state’s mountain snowpack sits at just 72 percent of where we should be at this time. Barring any major swings in the weather pattern, we’re likely looking at yet another major drought this summer. Tha…Read More