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Even if you are a casual gardener, you have likely heard of aphids. It’s no surprise as they are a contender for causing the most damage in gardens. Aphids belong to the order Homoptera and there are over 4000 known species. That is a lot to contend with for arborists who can claim the title of seasoned specialist when they have dealt with this pest. … Read More


Are you struggling to decide which shrubs to choose for your garden in Colorado? Shrubs perform important functions and impact on the aesthetics of a landscape. Knowing which shrubs work best an important aspect of gardening. … Read More


Remove Dead Trees | Hire a Certified Arborist | Front Range Arborists

No one ever wants to take down a tree, but there are times when it’s unavoidable. When a tree presents an obstruction which cannot be corrected, for instance, or when it’s contributing to crowding which threatens trees you’re more invested in protecting, there may be no other viable solution. When a dead or dying tree presents an unacceptable risk, however, it’s important to have them evaluated and removed by a certified arborist. It may seem as if any able-bodied handyman with a chainsaw can remove a tree, but this often simply is not the case.… Read More


Pruning Trees in the Winter | Colorado Springs | Front Range Arborists

During the colder months, trees enter a state of dormancy and new growth is not stimulated by pruning. Just like other living things, trees are wounded when they’re cut, and they need time to properly heal without the risk of disease or destructive insects, which are often active during the spring and summer months. Pruning during the autumn months can stimulate new growth, which is promptly killed when temperatures drop. Spring pruning after the season’s new growth is underway can impede blooming or fruiting for the rest of the year.… Read More


Winter Time Tree Safety | Certified Arborists | Front Range Arborist

How your trees will fare in the winter will depend on the type of tree. Reach out to Front Range Arborists to ask about our Winter Water Program. … Read More


Why Mulch is Important | Winter Tree Care | Front Range Arborists

If you love trees, it is understandable you will want to do the right thing by them. Unfortunately, saplings and seeds typically do not come with much of an instruction manual, unless you buy from a reputable Horticulturist Company or are guided by a great teacher.… Read More


Winter Care for Trees | Colorado | Front Range Arborists

In fact, with temperature fluctuations and sub-zero weather, for your trees to be their healthiest, you will need to take some precautions. Winter stress can take a toll on the trees in your landscaping if you don’t give them a little extra care. Stressors Affecting Your Trees Cold temperatures can stress anyone out – even… Read More


How Much Sun Do Your Trees Need? | Front Range Arborists

When planting new trees, it is important to be aware of how much sun they need because it does affect their growth. In particular, if you are planting seedlings, you need to know whether they will do well in full sunlight, partial shade or full shade.… Read More


Bug Defense Tips | Tree Health Blog | Front Range Arborists

Welcome Spring… It’s been a dry winter! For trees, it’s not good because lack of moisture is stressful. Drought stress predisposes trees to borers and bark beetles. Right now, these secondary opportunistic insects are flying and searching out stressed trees to attack. As always, good cultural practices are the first line of defense – especially… Read More


Pruning Your Trees and Shrubs | Blog | Front Range Arborists

On the aesthetic side of pruning, we prune plants for fruit and/or flower production. To maintain a desired shape, such as a hedge, or to maintain a special form for a plant, such as a bonsai tree. Appearance in a landscape is essential to a plants usefulness. It raises property values, as well as providing a great looking landscape to enjoy a home. … Read More