Category Archives: Tree Health


Emerald Ash Borer Update

Emerald Ash Borer Update

The emerald ash borer (EAB) was discovered in Boulder County in September 2013. This created great concern in Colorado because the EAB is responsible for the deaths of tens of millions of ash trees in the eastern half of the U.S. Ash trees make up about 15 percent of the urban tree forest in the Colorado front range. The Denver Metro Area alone has over…

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Will Not Be Fooled Again

Will Not Be Fooled Again

About ten years ago, the bushes in front of this house looked like the picture above. It was spring and the leafs were dried out and brown. It was assumed the bushes were dead. One bush was dug up, put it in a large pot and placed it in an out of way spot in the yard. A replacement bush was purchased and planted. About…

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Denver’s Spring Snow Storms

Denver’s Spring Snow Storms

Sometimes the weather in Denver is pretty amazing. Denver had a warm and sunny Saturday and four inches of snow between Sunday through Monday. If it had snowed more, the tree damage across the city would have been significant because the deciduous trees had leafed out. Heavy snows collects on the leafs and break branches. The best way to protect trees from snow storm damage…

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What is the Worth of a Tree?

What is the Worth of a Tree?

Trees shade and cool homes on a hot day and add neighborhood ambience. They increase the enjoyment of a person who drives or walks down a tree lined street. Trees create street appeal and make neighborhoods more beautiful. But are trees actually worth money? The answer is yes. Type in “What is a tree worth?” into Google, several tree value calculators come up in the…

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