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Insect Treatments Begin

As we get into the first round of the general insect treatments for trees and the weed and feeds for lawns, it’s important to remember what it’s all about.  First, the general insect treatments. These spraying services are for people who want to maintain a top-notch tree appearance and to help their trees live through

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Parker Water Supply

Parker Water Supply Water has been a major concern across the United States due to severe drought. The Parker water supply has also been a major concern. Many Coloradoans have water schedules and limits about when we are allowed to water the lawn. Now there is a new water law that will affect your outdoor usage. Rain

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Douglas County Picnic Hike

Douglas County Picnic Hike On Wednesday July 20, 2016, there will be a Douglas County picnic hike. Land Conservancy is hosting a guided hike and bring-your-own picnic from 6p.m.-10p.m. For those of you interested in photography, amateur photographers will offer tips and tricks to capture the sunset and night photos. If you want to take

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Emerald Ash Borer Found in Longmont CO

Emerald Ash Borer in the United States The Emerald Ash Borer, a non-native beetle, began its spread to the United States in 2002. Since that time, the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has contributed to the decline and death of millions of trees across the US. With no natural predators here, the EAB continues to spread and

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Castle Rock outdoor beauty

Castle Rock outdoor beauty makes it a wonderful place to live. To add to the beauty, Castle Rock has a castle-shaped butte near the center of town for the local to enjoy everyday. The town also offers plenty of neighborhood events to celebrate and enjoy the outdoors regularly. Castle Rock Recent Events It seems we

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Emerald Ash Borer Update

Emerald Ash Borer Update in Colorado The Emerald Ash Borer has plagued Boulder, Colorado since its discovery in 2013. It’s now 2016 and time for an emerald ash borer update. Fearing the spread of this beetle which destroys ash trees, there has been a quarantine on lumber transfer in Colorado. More recently, the City of

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Parker Arbor Day Activities

  Happy Arbor Day to our Parker friends, neighbors and clients! Arbor Day is the annual observance that celebrates the role of trees in our lives, and promotes tree planting and tree care. The founder of Arbor Day, J. Sterling Morgan, organized the first event in Nebraska in 1872, and today it’s celebrated in all 50

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Hire a Certified Arborist

Hire a Certified Arborist Why hire a certified arborist in Parker and Denver? A certified expert is taught, trained and certified by the ISA to work on trees. Not everyone has a license to safely care for your trees. Learn what to look out for when hiring. Training of ISA Certified Arborists The International Society of

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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

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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.

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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

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Emerald Ash Borer Prevention

Emerald Ash Borer Prevention with Tried-and-True Methods The emerald ash borer (EAB) is only confirmed in Boulder so far as of August, 2015. However, we know it is likely to spread in Colorado as it has spread across the United States. The EAB has killed millions of ash trees and emerald ash borer prevention is

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Sawfly is Eating Ponderosa Pines

Sawfly is Eating Ponderosa Pines The sawfly is eating ponderosa pines again in 2015 in Colorado. In 2014 there was a problem with sawfly infestations in our area. Being in Parker Colorado area, you need to be on alert of how this pest may affect your property. This year Elbert County and southeast of Denver,

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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

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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.

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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

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What is Fire Blight?

Fire Blight Symptoms Fire blight or fireblight is a contagious disease that affects many fruit trees and plants in the Rose family. It is known to be especially problematic to apple, pear, and crabapple tree owners. Fire blight is actually bacterial in origin, spreads through various methods, and is best to be treated properly and prevented

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Creating Defensible Space

Fire mitigation create areas, called defensible space, for fire crews to move around if and when they are called on to battle forest or brush fires. But it’s the letter from a home insurance company that likely has you visiting our site. Here’s what you need to look for from a tree company providing defensible

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