Fall Tree Care

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Why should you water in the winter?

"Why should I bother watering in the winter? Isn't the snowfall enough?" This is a question we hear a good deal from new residents unused to the high plains desert Colorado is largely composed of. Sure, you water in our dry summers, but as the weather turns and the snow begins to fall, you [...]

Why should you water in the winter?2018-07-23T10:33:19-06:00

Why are root stimulator applications useful in tree care?

Root stimulator applications encourage tree root development but specifically the fine root hair development. A fall application should limit nitrogen as excessive nitrogen can upset the tree's natural cycle into winter dormancy. The main difference between root stimulator applications and deep root fertilization is that a root stimulator uses little to no iron and nitrogen.  In certain situations,  [...]

Why are root stimulator applications useful in tree care?2018-09-10T15:33:15-06:00

About Merit Injection

Merit is a systemic injectible insectiside, best done in spring or fall for season long control of leaf- and needle-feeding insects, bronze Birch borer, and is effective in controlling Emerald Ash Borer when the pest population is low. Merit is based on the insecticide Imidacloprid, used to help control pests and insects on trees. It is [...]

About Merit Injection2017-01-31T16:32:58-06:00

Your August Colorado Insect Checklist

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

Your August Colorado Insect Checklist2017-06-08T14:04:16-06:00

Your November Colorado Insect Checklist

November 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, and this should be used as a guideline to anticipate and help recognize [...]

Your November Colorado Insect Checklist2017-06-06T14:26:26-06:00

Your October Colorado Insect Checklist

October 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, and this should be used as a guideline to anticipate and help recognize [...]

Your October Colorado Insect Checklist2017-06-06T14:26:26-06:00

9 Fantastic Colorado fall color trees and shrubs

Great Fall Color Plants for the Mountain West One major reason we love Colorado living is the magnificent autumn firework display our wealth of trees provides… and the best recipe for brilliant fall foliage color combines warm days, cool nights, and plenty of sunshine -- sound familiar? Try these underused but worthwhile trees and shrubs for [...]

9 Fantastic Colorado fall color trees and shrubs2018-07-19T17:14:26-06:00

Your September Colorado Insect Checklist

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

Your September Colorado Insect Checklist2017-06-06T14:26:26-06:00

Video – Severe Drought Means Tree Trouble (9News)

Here is what you need to do over the next two weeks. According to 9News, 1. Get a deep root watering system. spruce and pine especially need water now. 2. Use a low or no nitrogen fertilizer 3. Aerate your lawn. The damage will show up a year or two later if they don't do [...]

Video – Severe Drought Means Tree Trouble (9News)2017-06-06T14:26:33-06:00

Back to School Tree Care

The school year is underway - and whether your children are excited to go back, or despise the idea, it's important to make sure the rest of summer is enjoyable for all.  And although children are exponentially more important than your trees, there's no reason why you can't take care of both.  Because most plant [...]

Back to School Tree Care2017-08-31T11:26:34-06:00

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

Trees Are People Too – Fertilization in the Fall

  Our lives are full of environmental stressors. We all know what they are: large workloads processed food pollution These stressors can cause disease. Trees, like humans, are susceptible to environmental stressors as well. Just a few examples of tree stressors are: low moisture competition from other trees and shrubs nearby construction Thus, it is important to [...]

Trees Are People Too – Fertilization in the Fall2017-06-06T14:26:42-06:00