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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


Replace Trees for Storms | Blog | Front Range Arborists

Weather can be very unpredictable, especially when it comes to storms. To be fully prepared for winter and spring storms, it is important to take these precautions before they hit. Failing to do so could result in a damaged home, office or property. … Read More


Protecting Your Trees During A Drought | Blog | Front Range Arborists

To ensure your trees survive during this period, it is recommended that you water early in the morning or after the sun has set. By watering during the day, the sun’s rays and heat will cause evaporation to occur more quickly. Another way to save on water is to choose to water your trees over your lawn, because of how rapidly grass can regrow.… Read More


Snow Mold and How to Manage It | Blog | Front Range Arborists

Have you ever noticed snow mold in your yard? Do you know what snow mold is or what it even looks like? Snow mold is a type of fungus that grows in your yard and is usually discolored, and matted in patches. If you’ve lived in Colorado long enough, you’ve probably noticed this time and time again. Snow mold usually shrinks as the temperature becomes warmer and the weather becomes dryer, but this is not always the case. … Read More


How to Care For Your Lawn | Colorado Springs | Front Range Arborists

With sunny and warm summers to windy and cold winters, Colorado Springs weather varies in such a manner that it creates an environment perfect for insects to live in your lawn and shrubs. As certified arborists, we have extensive training, qualified supervisors in lawn with the CDA, and years of experience to ensure we are… Read More


Safety Tips Around Tree Pruning | Front Range Arborists

By maintaining your trees’ health, you’ll avoid the inevitable tree removal. However, pruning trees can take a lot of time and can cause safety hazards while working. To avoid this, we’re giving you some safety tips to help when you are pruning your trees. Some of the main reasons you’ll need to prune your tree is to keep the shape of it to avoid any hazards to surrounding elements and your home.… Read More


Newly Transplanted Trees | Front Range Arborists

A couple of the major tips are making sure your trees and shrubs receive enough water and that you take precautions during storms and heavy winds to ensure they don’t fall over. To help trees keep their moisture during the fall and spring, you can add mulch to the base of the tree. Pruning is another great trick when it comes to keeping your trees healthy. Pruning can be done throughout the year. Prune any broken or dead branches that occurred during your trees’ growing phases.… Read More


How To Keep Your Trees Healthy | Front Range Arborists

To help keep your tree growing healthy, you can prune them during the winter and summer. Remove any noticeable deadwood, smaller branches, and anything that may harm the tree. This, however, can be very time consuming. By hiring a tree trimming service, like Front Range Arborists, you will ensure that your trees health is well taken care of without wasting any of your time.… Read More