1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. How Trees Boost Property Value

    There are countless benefits to having trees in your yard. For one thing, studies show that trees improve health, lower anxiety, and decrease the amount of crime in neighborhoods. Another obvious plus is that they work wonders for the environment. But what about the relationship between trees and pr…Read More

  8. What Caused Emerald Ash Borers to Appear in the U.S.?

    It’s pretty amazing the amount of damage an exotic beetle can cause. Of course, we’re talking about the Emerald Ash Borer. This seemingly innocent insect was first spotted in southeastern Detroit in the summer of 2002. Ever since, the EAB has killed millions of ash trees in North America. In thi…Read More

  9. What is Arboriculture?

    In a previous blog post, we looked at what an arborist can do. Our tree doctor wants to piggyback off that and discuss arboriculture in this one. Simply put, arboriculture is all about nurturing trees, shrubs, and other woody plants. Maybe you’re thinking, “Isn’t that gardening for trees basic…Read More

  10. What Can an Arborist Do?

    There are countless tree services in Northern Colorado. Many of them claim to have a certified arborist on staff in an attempt to lure more customers. But the word “arborist” shouldn’t just be thrown around blindly. The International Society of Arboriculture states that an arborist “is an in…Read More