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 in Parker, CO. 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 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 …

Sawfly in Douglas County

Pine Sawfly in Douglas County In 2015, the pine sawfly populations have made a big impact on some local homeowners in Douglas County and Elbert County, Colorado. Reaching epidemic levels relative to past years, the pine sawfly is a pest worth looking for if you have any ponderosa pine trees on your property. Let’s look 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 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 …