1. What is “Plant Health Care”?

    When we hear the words “health care”, we might think of a hospital, or insurance, or even politics. And understandably so, as health care for people within a society is a critical feature, and one that citizens are rightfully aware and concerned about, as it will determine the ease, the efficien…Read More

  2. Your Loveland Spring Tree Care Checklist

    As winter slowly draws to an end, it is time to start thinking about your trees and shrubs — and more importantly what you can do to ensure their healthy transition into the warmer summer months.  Here in the Northern Colorado area, our winters are particularly mild. That said, we still experienc…Read More

  3. The Emerald Ash Borer: Signs, Treatment, & Response

    The Emerald Ash Borer has finally made its way to Colorado. Since its introduction to the United States in 2002, the Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive pest species, has slowly made its way across the United States — moving East to West from its first infestation that is believed to be located in Mich…Read More

  4. The Best Trees to Plant in Place of an Ash Tree

    Our Loveland arborist has talked at length about the Emerald Ash Borer. As a refresher, this beetle is native to Asia and didn’t make its way to North America until the early 2000s. Ever since, the EAB has killed over 50 million ash trees in 29 states. Maybe you recently went to a nursery in searc…Read More

  5. Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Arborist

    We occasionally hear from homeowners that come to us after nearly being scammed by someone claiming to be a “tree expert.” With the number of tree services in Northern Colorado, it’s easy to get stuck with the wrong one. Do yourself and your trees a favor and ask an arborist the following ques…Read More

  6. Mistakes to Avoid When Trimming Your Tree

    There are a number of reasons to trim your trees. For example, maybe your neighborhood got hit by a recent storm and now you’re tasked with removing some damaged branches. On the other hand, perhaps your tree is starting to encroach on a neighbor’s yard or nearby power line and you need to take …Read More

  7. How to Identify an Ash Tree

    It’s only a matter of time until the Emerald Ash Borer rears its ugly head in Northern Colorado. As we’ve mentioned in previous posts, this pest poses a serious threat to local ash trees. But how can you tell if you have this type of tree in your yard? Here are three easy ways to identify an ash…Read More

  8. Frequently Asked Questions About the Emerald Ash Borer

    It’s hard to imagine a small, green jewel beetle being responsible for the destruction of millions of ash trees in the U.S. The Emerald Ash Borer continues to get the attention of arborists throughout Northern Colorado and for good reason. In this post, we thought it would be beneficial to answer …Read More

  9. 5 Reasons to Plant a Tree in 2019

    You absolutely love your yard. The beautiful lawn, flower beds, fountain, and vegetable garden make for a one-of-a-kind oasis. But there’s one thing missing — a tree! Loveland homeowners plant trees for various reasons. Here are five reasons why you should plant a tree in 2019: Trees combat clim…Read More

  10. 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