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Useful – Where Jobs Get Done

Useful – Where Jobs Get Done

The comments made by Ken Talamates in his video about Useful Systems is from the perspective of DLC staff users of the software. Ken mentions how using Useful helps him manage his day-to-day duties and tasks more effectively. Useful Systems also benefits DLC’s customers. The biggest benefit of Useful to DLC’s tree service customers is quality control and verification of service. For example, Useful will…

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Why Do Trees Drop Their Leafs?

Why Do Trees Drop Their Leafs?

Believe it or not, the closest relative to the whale is the Hippopotamus. What does this have to do with tree dropping leaves? Over time, animals and plants adapt to environmental change or to take advantage of an opportunity to better thrive. A great example of biological advantage is when the Pakicetus, an amphibious mammal that lived 47 million years, evolved into the Ambulocetus. The…

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South High Street Trees – Norway Maple

South High Street Trees – Norway Maple

Acer Platanoides Walling along South High Street from Louisiana Avenue to Alameda Avenue on the east side to Washington Park in Denver will show you that the arbor scape is in transition. About 25 percent of the trees have been planted in the last 10 years. One of the more popular newly planted trees is the Norway Maple. The Norway Maple is originally from Europe…

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Horse Chestnut Trees

Horse Chestnut Trees

Aesculus hippocastanum Kids let their parents know that there are Horse Chestnut trees in their neighborhood two ways. Stepping on a spiny horse chestnut seedpod barefoot is a right-of-passage for kids growing up in Denver. After the tears dry up, some wonder what is inside those thorny seedpods and bring home colorful shinny brown chestnut seeds. The Horse Chestnut is originally from Greece and the…

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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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