Category Archives: Tree Trimming


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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Silver Maple Denver’s Most Common Shade Tree

Silver Maple Denver’s Most Common Shade Tree

Acer saccharinum There are disadvantages to monoculture tree plantings if the species selected has problems. Unfortunately, these problems usually manifest themselves decades after planting. Silver maples have soft bark and wood. The trees wound easily which make them susceptible to fungal infections. Wood rot is a common silver maple alignment, which over time causes trees to become unstable. Large branches can break off unexpectedly. This…

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Time to Get Trees Trimmed in Denver

The early spring and winter in Denver is why homeowners should think about getting their trees trimmed. You have a beautiful sunny day, then is it snows. Some of Denver’s biggest snow storms occur in late spring or early winter. Snow damage is more sever when trees still have leafs. The leafs catch the snow and it breaks branches. A large storm can wreak havoc…

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Early Spring Tree Trimming

Every spring I find myself looking out the window wondering if this storm is the one. Everyone at DLC gets worried that we will spend the next couple of weeks cleaning up the from the storm. I can remember about 3 or 4 years ago when I could not even drive down the street because tree branches and power lines were all over the place….

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