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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


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