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Why Plant Evergreen Trees | Blog | Front Range Arborists

If you are seeking a tree that is relatively low-maintenance and offers year-round beauty, an evergreen tree may be just what you are looking for. Benefits of Evergreen Trees Evergreen trees keep their foliage year-round, as opposed to deciduous trees that lose their leaves each fall. Evergreens are also known for being able to endure… Read More


Hire Certified Arborists for Tree Care | Blog | Front Range Arborists

When it comes to pruning and caring for your trees, who are you going to hire? There are a number of reasons that professional arborists become certified. When you hire someone to care for your trees, you will want to ensure they took the time to learn their trade through the pursuit of certified qualifications.… Read More


Signs Your Tree’s Health Is Declining | Blog | Front Range Arborists

You may not have the training and skills to diagnose the health of a tree, but if you see there is a problem, it may be time to hire a certified arborist. When you notice health issues with your trees, it is important to take quick action to seek the necessary treatment. Your trees’ health… Read More


The Dos and Don’ts of Tree Pruning | Blog | Front Range Arborists

You may think that your arborist is carrying out simple maintenance when, in reality, he or she is following the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard for tree pruning. The distinction between an arborist who follows these standards and one who doesn’t is important. Hacking away trees without any attention to measurements and technique could… Read More


Options for Preserving Your Trees Near Walkways | Blog | Front Range Arborists

One of the main areas where conflicts exist is with trees that are near sidewalks. Swale trees, such as the live oak, need a lot of space for the trunk and root system to spread out. The more mature the tree becomes, the greater the risk of experiencing issues with roots spreading too close to… Read More


Tips to Protect Your Trees During the Summer | Blog | Front Range Arborists

Younger trees, especially, need tender loving care because they haven’t yet established strong root systems to withstand harsh weather conditions and lack of water. There are a number of serious consequences which can arise from a tree not receiving the sustenance it needs; including hungry insects moving in for the feast. These trees need human… Read More


Dangers of Not Fire Mitigating | Blog | Front Range Arborists

The fire season impacts the Western United States, where there is a wildland-urban interface that has to the potential to allow fires to rage through residential areas. This is not a potential risk, as thousands of properties have been destroyed with residents unable to escape the relentless flames. These scenarios do not need to happen… 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


Preventative Spraying For Bark Boring Beetles | Blog | Front Range Arborists

In the early spring, the borers that attack evergreen trees are the biggest issue. Ips beetle, Turpentine beetle, and Mountain Pine beetle all attack evergreen trees in Colorado. All of these beetles can be well controlled with preventative spraying before they emerge from their overwintering habitats. … Read More