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Plant Health Care Acts as Insurance for your Trees

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 [...]

Plant Health Care Acts as Insurance for your Trees2019-05-16T12:45:14-06:00

Cool Planet, a Colorado company, Believes Soil Health Improvement Aligns Closely with Sustainable Landscaping

We get excited about local Colorado companies doing anything technology oriented when it comes to soil. So I want to take a quick look at Cool Planet and later in the post offer more information about biochar what it is and why it could help promote soil health. And while we promote proven types of [...]

Cool Planet, a Colorado company, Believes Soil Health Improvement Aligns Closely with Sustainable Landscaping2019-05-09T13:32:58-06:00

6 Commercial Landscaping Trends Sweeping Office and Campuses

Here are six trends that will impact landscape planning, design and maintenance within the next few years.  Experiential landscape design. - Today's landscapes are intentionally installed for living, working and playing and bring together form and function for a quality outdoor experience. Office landscapes continue to be built more frequently to include walking and bicycle paths, [...]

6 Commercial Landscaping Trends Sweeping Office and Campuses2019-04-12T16:37:06-06:00

In the market for seasonal snow and ice management work with a thriving, growing company?

In the market for steady seasonal work with a thriving, growing company? Snowscapes LLC is now hiring for winter snow removal contractors!  We have several seasonal spots with flexibility, competitive compensation, and potential room for growth. 1 to 2 snow plow driver positions Hand shovelers (open hiring) Our removal assignments are primarily commercial contracts, and mostly located in SW metro [...]

In the market for seasonal snow and ice management work with a thriving, growing company?2018-10-29T11:53:53-06:00

More on Hiring a Tree Services Company

Key Questions to Ask When Hiring a Tree Services Company - Part Two Hiring out work on a tree trimming or tree removal project can be intimidating. In the first part of this series we shared questions to ask when evaluating a tree contractor.  Read on for more tips and tricks for making an optimal choice. [...]

More on Hiring a Tree Services Company2018-05-25T15:05:17-06:00

EAB Press Release from Colorado State Forest Service

Apr. 17, 2017 BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Many Coloradans plant trees in the spring because it’s the best time of year to get new trees established, and communities around the state will be hosting plantings this week to recognize Colorado’s Arbor Day – which this year falls on April 21. With the exotic, tree-killing emerald ash [...]

EAB Press Release from Colorado State Forest Service2017-06-06T14:26:21-06:00

2016 Emerald Ash Borer Roundup

As we know, the devastating, invasive parasite Emerald Ash Borer has been making relentless inroads in the midwest throughout 2016.  Following are updates to round out the year in news.  Find FAQ and basics on the Emerald Ash Borer here. Do you have concerns about your Ash tree? We'll be happy to come out and assess it [...]

2016 Emerald Ash Borer Roundup2017-06-06T14:26:21-06:00

Tips for Buying Fall Bulbs

Tips for Buying Fall Bulbs If you want to herald spring with a burst of color, you'll have to plan ahead, since many bulbs must be planted in fall. Choose a variety of early, mid and late season bulbs for a long season of color, and come spring, you'll be glad you planted early. (Not [...]

Tips for Buying Fall Bulbs2017-06-06T14:26:22-06:00

Your June Colorado Insect Checklist

June Colorado Insect checklist of some common insect-related events – Denver metro and Boulder, Denver South and East, and West Metro  This is a generalized checklist of when some of the more important insect related events tend to occur in our area. Year to year variations are considerable - this should be used as a guideline to anticipate and help [...]

Your June Colorado Insect Checklist2017-06-06T14:26:22-06:00

Your May Colorado Insect Checklist

May Colorado Insect checklist of some common insect-related events – Denver metro and Boulder, Denver South and East  This is a generalized checklist of when some of the more important insect related events tend to occur in our area. Year to year variations are considerable - this should be used as a guideline to anticipate and help recognize common insect [...]

Your May Colorado Insect Checklist2017-06-06T14:26:25-06:00

Why Hire a Certified Arborist?

Why Should I Hire a Certified Arborist? Why hire a certified arborist? A Certified ISA Arborist goes through stringent training and testing earning the privilege to care for trees for a living, and maintain the requisite business licenses and insurance appropriate to professional practitioners. Certified arborists are trained in the science of tree care, maintenance, [...]

Why Hire a Certified Arborist?2017-06-06T14:26:25-06:00

Fire blight treatment and management

Fire blight treatment and management - Part 3 in ArborScape Blog's series on this disease of fruit trees. Read on for details! Part 1 | Part 2 When your fruit tree has been diagnosed with fire blight by a qualified arborist, you'll usually also be provided with a range of options and course of fire [...]

Fire blight treatment and management2018-08-29T19:01:06-06:00

What are the symptoms of fire blight?

What are the symptoms of fire blight? How is it diagnosed? Part 2 of our series on this serious fruit tree disease - see Part 1 here. Begin watching for fireblight infections in early spring during periods of wet weather. This is when the bacteria begin to produce ooze. Visual symptoms first appear on the [...]

What are the symptoms of fire blight?2018-08-29T18:30:20-06:00

What is Fire Blight?

Fire blight is a bacterial disease that affects certain species in the rose family (Rosaceae). It is especially destructive to apples, pears, and crabapples. The disease also can occur on serviceberries, flowering quinces, cotoneasters, hawthorns, quinces, pyracanthas, blackberries, raspberries, and mountain ashes. Leaves darken and wilt but remain attached to the tree (see above), giving [...]

What is Fire Blight?2018-08-29T18:29:10-06:00

Snowstorm Tree Damage Cleanup Tips, Spring 2017

Trees damaged from Spring snowstorms? March and April are still our snowiest months here in Colorado, and we can expect quite a bit more of our usual heavy snow Spring storms with the incidental challenge of snowstorm tree damage cleanup! If you’re working on clearing away, here are some updated guidelines and regulations from Denver Department [...]

Snowstorm Tree Damage Cleanup Tips, Spring 20172017-06-06T14:26:27-06:00

PEGSMOR – Categorizing Urban Arboricultural Management

  PEGSMOR is an acronym used to help arborists explain the different stages of tree care management a tree may go through. Trees do go through several stages of development during their lives. Planting Establishment Growth Structure Maturity Over Maturity Replacement PEGSMOR AND Care of Maturing Trees Urban foresters use the concept of PEGSMOR to [...]

PEGSMOR – Categorizing Urban Arboricultural Management2017-06-06T14:26:29-06:00

Tree Services Government

  While residential tree services are the main practice area for ArborScape, we also help government clients of all sorts. We can assure you of one thing. City governments in Denver metro are not wasting your tax dollars on lucrative tree trimming contracts! Joking aside,  many forestry departments have undergone a revolution in how they [...]

Tree Services Government2017-06-06T14:26:29-06:00

Bush Trimming/Pruning FAQ

 What kind of pruning cuts are there? The two cuts main cuts are heading cuts and thinning cuts.  Heading cuts are meant to stimulate growth where the cut was made.  Thinning cuts are meant to remove branches at the cut entirely.  If used correctly thinning cuts can reduce shrub density without stimulating more growth. If [...]

Bush Trimming/Pruning FAQ2015-10-01T14:34:07-06:00

Vegetable Oil Based Chainsaw Lubricant by STIHL

 ArborScape has made the commitment to make green minded, sustainable business decisions whenever we can.  In this case ArborScape is testing STIHL's BioPlus vegetable oil-based chainsaw lubricant. STIHL's vegetable oil-based chainsaw lubricant is considered to be the most environmentally conscious ways to keep the chain and bar lubricated.  ArborScape uses dozens of chainsaws everyday and [...]

Vegetable Oil Based Chainsaw Lubricant by STIHL2017-06-06T14:26:33-06:00

Prepare Trees for Any Storm

Weather has become extremely unpredictable these last few years, with summer heat rising consistently above 100 degrees and winter blizzards that have decimated whole neighborhoods. To be ready for any winter storm that may hit this coming year, it's key to get your trees all set ahead of time. So how do we prepare our trees for [...]

Prepare Trees for Any Storm2017-06-06T14:26:33-06:00

How to Choose a Tree Service – Are Reviews Reliable?

How do you choose a tree service to hire? How do you know they're reliable, trustworthy and competent? They show up in your yellow pages, Google, and neighborly reviews - but show no proof of quality. So, you narrow it down to a few companies that match the general criteria that you're looking for. What next? These [...]

How to Choose a Tree Service – Are Reviews Reliable?2017-06-06T14:26:34-06:00

Tree Removal Controversy – Denver Residents Upset at HOA

 9News Colorado did a story about a tree removal project that ArborScape is scheduled to complete this week. That is as soon as a restraining order is lifted. “The work probably should have been done a long time ago and whoever decided these trees need to be removed, put a lot of thought into it, [...]

Tree Removal Controversy – Denver Residents Upset at HOA2017-06-06T14:26:34-06:00

Tree Evaluation Video (Part 3) – What We Do

Matt: In Colorado, in the metro area of Denver, wind is a factor when applying treatments. So large commercial spaces, we tend to do at 4 o'clock in the morning. That's 4 AM. Some people call that morning, I call that night. Any commercial evaluation we do is for free. It's done by either by [...]

Tree Evaluation Video (Part 3) – What We Do2017-06-06T14:26:35-06:00

10 Denver Tree Pruning Ordinances and Guidelines You Need To Know

  Unlike most major cities, in Denver, property owners are responsible for the care of “their” street trees even though they’re technically owned by the People of Denver. That means you (as "owner") are responsible for obeying city tree pruning ordinances. Private trees, such as those in your backyard, have fewer restrictions, but you're required [...]

10 Denver Tree Pruning Ordinances and Guidelines You Need To Know2017-06-06T14:26:36-06:00