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Proper Tree Planting

While it may seem simple, many people don’t know the necessary steps required for proper tree planting. It goes beyond digging a hole, putting a tree inside, and adding water. Preparation Picking the right season is crucial to a new tree’s survival. Early spring before budbreak is one of the best times to plant it.… Read More


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

Money really does grow on trees! By being strategic about the trees you decide to plant or remove, they can save and make you more money in the long run. Did you know? A tree in the front of a house increases the home’s sales price by an average of $7,100. Now, if that tree… Read More


How to Fertilize your Tree Before you get started fertilizing your trees, there is no need to remove any mulch to start fertilizing. Always be mindful not to over-fertilize by scattering it too close to the trunk or by using too much. It is necessary to fertilize throughout the entire root system. In general, the… Read More


flowering trees in colorado

Wherever you live, there are certain plants and trees that are a good fit for the climate and others that would not last long. Some areas of Colorado, such as Denver, are known for their history of droughts. Therefore, not just any tree will do to plant in certain areas of Colorado. You would need… Read More


plant a tree for arbor day

Arbor Day was created to encourage people to plant trees. National Arbor Day is always the same every year, the last Friday in April. Although worldwide, Arbor Day is celebrated on a day that correlates to the best time of the year to plant a tree. Planting a tree can have many positive effects on… Read More


certified arborist

You’ve probably heard of a Gardner or Landscaper- but an Arborist is usually not in the average household vocabulary. Arborists are tree professionals and that require extensive certifications. Arborists are trained professionals who have studied how to plant, maintain, care, and diagnose trees, shrubs, and other woody plants. They are specialized in all species of… Read More


privacy hedge

Have you been considering planting a privacy hedge? Privacy hedges have a variety of benefits that they offer your home. Hedges provide some protection against elements like wind, snow, and some cases of rain. Many corner homes or homes with large properties choose to protect their yards and homes from unwanted visitors and privacy in… Read More


yard with variety of tree types

With the many different tree types, it can be hard to choose which ones to implement into your yard. If you’re shopping for trees for a new landscape or to enhance your current one, you may be overwhelmed by the variety of options available to you. One of the best ways to narrow your choices… 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


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