Ways to be Smart with Water Usage

With summer finally producing hot days, water districts are reminding customers to be smart and conservative with their water usage. Cities like Centennial and Castle Rock have created water budgets for each resident, which looks like a fixed water availability fee and a second variable water usage chart. The fixed fee creates stability in water More …

Things to Plan for a Land Clearing Project

It’s the ultimate Colorado dream to stake out 40 acres of land, or maybe 0.4 acres in this market, either in the foothills overlooking the city, somewhere further west or even ranch land in Bennett or Elizabeth. Once you buy that land, it may sit for a while – but eventually you’ll need to clear More …

Parker Christmas Tree Recycling

Parker Christmas Tree Recycling Schedule curbside pickup of your Christmas tree after the holidays starting on December 28th, 2015. Parker Christmas Tree Recycling program costs $20 for a tree pickup. Call 303-806-TREE to schedule your Christmas tree curb pickup in Parker, Castle Rock, Highlands Ranch, Denver and surrounding areas. How to Prepare Your Tree for More …

Deep Root Fertilization

Deep Root Fertilization Benefits to Trees Deep root fertilization promotes tree health. Why should you get deep root fertilization? Here are a few ways deep root fertilization improves overall tree health. Deep Root Fertilization Promotes: Tree Health Tree Growth Disease Resistance Insect Resistance Weather and Drought Resistance Get a free estimate for Parker deep root fertilization. More …

Colorado is Releasing Wasps to Save Ash Trees from the Emerald Ash Borer

Colorado is Releasing Wasps to Save Ash Trees from the Emerald Ash Borer During most of June-July, 2015, the Colorado Department of Agriculture is releasing 1,000 parasitic wasps in Boulder, Colorado to help eliminate the emerald ash borer (EAB), which has killed millions of ash trees in the United States and has been attacking ash More …

Is the Emerald Ash Borer a Lethal Beetle?

Current Emerald Ash Borer Status in Colorado as of June, 2015 Although Boulder has been confirmed with Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) infestation and devastation, as of June, 2015 Denver, Parker, Castle Rock, Highlands Ranch, and surrounding areas have been fortunate enough to avoid the EAB epidemic. We hope that we will not be exposed to More …

Tree Experts Urge Patience with Storm Damaged Trees

If a cold snap last November wasn’t enough, Mother’s Day really took a toll on trees across Douglas County, experts say. Just as hackberries, honey locust and ash trees were trying to leaf out for spring, a drastic freeze set them back.

“We are just getting totally inundated with calls about people’s trees,” Douglas County horticulturist Jane Rozum said.

It all started last fall, when temperatures plummeted from 50 degrees to well below 0, and for trees that’s a very stressful event, especially if they’re young and haven’t acclimated yet, Rozum said. Then the temperature hit 26 degrees on May 9 and just as some were trying to grow new life, they froze.

But things may look a little different now, said Highlands Ranch Metro District forestry supervisor Dennis Donovan. More …

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness “Emerald ash borer” is a term being thrown around often lately, but what does the emerald ash borer, or EAB, really mean for Colorado? Should home owners and neighborhoods worry about this pest? The answer is more complicated than you might suspect. Although EAB kills most ash trees within 1 to More …

Tree Service Parker CO Tree Trimming Safety

Tree Service Parker CO Tree Trimming Safety Summary: Bush pruning and tree trimming are key factors in keeping your yard looking presentable. But did you know that keeping trees trimmed is also important to meet Parker CO city standards and minimize your liability risks? Bush pruning and tree trimming are both important to ensure the More …

Tree Service Parker CO Insurance Mandated Wildfire Prevention

Tree Service Parker CO Insurance Mandated Wildfire Prevention The Pinery residents received letters from home insurers in early March 2014 requiring tree trimming and bush removal among other services.  I took a look at a copy of the letter that a trimming customer received, and while courteous and empathetic, the letter clearly states that the More …

Tree Service Parker CO Emerald Ash Borer

Tree Service Parker CO Emerald Ash Borer Information While emerald ash borer was discovered in September 2013 in Boulder, the rest of the state including Parker and Douglas County has yet to see definitive evidence of an infestation. Based on dispersal patterns in other states and controlling for the lack of natural ash tree stands More …

Tree Service Parker CO Cutting Tree Roots Impact

Tree Service Parker CO Cutting Tree Roots Impact Tree Service Parker CO Cutting Tree Roots Impact provides more information about the impact of cutting tree roots on large trees, which is subtle but real. As Parker continues to develop new areas, tree root loss will be a persistent issue. “The effect of the stress of More …

Tree Service Parker CO Necrotic Ringspot

Tree Service Parker CO Necrotic Ringspot – When do You Treat Lawns for Necrotic Ringspot? What is Necrotic Ringspot? This article will give you answers you are seeking. Necrotic ring spot (NRS) is a disease of lawns that creates dollar-coined-sized or larger circles of dead grass throughout your lawn. It is a chronic fungal disease More …