The last thing most of our clients want to do on a Sunday afternoon in winter is unpack their garden hose to water their trees. We don't blame you - but if you don’t see that your landscape trees get *sufficient* water, don’t be surprised when they're suffering next summer. Here's what the CSU [...]
About David MerrimanI have been in the arboriculture field since the age of 10 starting in my father’s tree company. Previously to running my own business I was a landscape manager at Brightview (Valley Crest) Throughout my career I've been tasked with fighting dutch elm, mountain pine and IPS beetle and now, emerald ash borer. I am a tree enthusiast who is a board member of the non-profit, Colorado Tree Coalition and a consulting arborist with the American Society of Consulting Arborists. When not working I like to ATV and spend time with my family.
As of 2019 “Arborist” is now considered a skilled trade by the Colorado Department of Labor. This is good news because allows tree care companies to establish apprenticeship programs. ArborScape Inc. is very proud to announce that we are now qualified to begin our own apprenticeship program and will begin training apprentices soon. We [...]
Although the Zimmerman Pine Moth isn't known to cause as much damage as the Mountain Pine Beetle or Emerald Ash Borer, it does have the potential to kill off or injure your pine trees. If you have a Zimmerman Pine Moth problem the best solution is to have your tree sprayed by a professional. [...]
You'll notice, if you've been an ArborScape plant health care customer for a few years, that our service relies a lot on seasonal timing. For example, if you need your crab-apple trimmed we insist you wait until winter, and if you have an IPS beetle problem, then we'll have to treat for that in March [...]
Home energy efficiency landscaping is much more than an expense toward the eye appeal of your surroundings - it’s an investment in your future property value, as well as your comfort. Thoughtful landscape planning can actually generate value in excess of its initial expenditure by decreasing the expense of heating and cooling. Proper use of [...]