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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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