1. 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

  2. How to Help Your Trees & Shrubs Recover From Heavy Snow & Ice

    If you live in Northern Colorado, you likely have come to terms with the fact that it snows over a foot two to three times a year. That said, when you think about these large storms, the first thing that you usually think of is how hard it will be to dig out your car and commute to work. Seldom do y…Read More

  3. Why DIY Tree Care Isn’t Worth The Risk

    When people think of tree care, here in Northern Colorado, they tend to think of clipping a few branches here and there or maybe sometimes borrowing the neighbor's extendable branch saw to cut a larger branch that is out of reach.  While yes, tree care is oftentimes a simple Sunday morning chore, w…Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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