A Touch Of Class Tree Service Blog

Within the pages of our tree service blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to tree service.

Cord firewood for sale

How to tell if your firewood is seasoned

With the cold weather right around the corner, it’s time to start compiling your firewood for the winter. Do you have some leftover from last year? Here’s how to tell if your firewood is seasoned or if the tree care you did was enough. Seasoned wood has a less vibrant look to it and fades…
Read More
large tree pruning service

Trees most likely needing pruning

The fastest-growing trees are the ones that will need pruning more often. In the Front Range area, blue spruce, cottonwood, silver maple, catalpa, and white oak are among the fastest growers. Incidentally, white ash is also a fast-growing tree, but it is not recommended for planting because of the non-native pest emerald ash borer. Furthermore,…
Read More
Best Tree Trimming Service Denver CO

When woodpeckers might be a warning sign

If you have trees on your property then you are probably pleased that they provide resting, roosting, or simply vantage points for some of the many birds we know make their home in Colorado. However, if you have pine trees, then should you notice woodpeckers hard at work on the trunk, this might not be…
Read More
Tree trimming services Denver

Three reasons tree maintenance is critical this time of year

As winter draws ever closer, it’s important to do more than prepare you home, business or other structures for colder temperatures, high winds and wet weather. Landscape preparation is equally important. Consider the following: A wide variety of pests overwinter inside of trees and gradually destroy interior structures that are crucial to tree health. An…
Read More
Cord firewood for sale

Best native Colorado wood for home fireplaces

When the cold weather comes in, many folks love to have a home chimney fire to stay warm and brighten up spirits. Some wood is better than others. In general, the denser the wood is and the lower the water content, the better it is for home chimney usage. In Colorado, Apple, Pinon, and Juniper…
Read More
Trimming grove of trees

How often should you prune your trees?

Pruning your trees often is vital as it promotes the growth of new, healthy leaves and branches. Additionally, tree pruning helps your trees get better exposure to sunlight while improving their overall appearance. However, many homeowners forgo tree pruning since they assume trees are independent organisms that can take care of themselves. Unfortunately, this opens…
Read More
Professional tree service

What exactly are soil injections?

Soil injection procedures involve placing plant protectants within four to six inches of the tree that needs to be treated. They’re also known as trunk injections, and they provide arborists with an efficient way to treat pests. Soil injections pose a minimal impact on the environment since a single soil injection replaces several spray applications.…
Read More
large tree trimming service Denver CO

Five Native Tress for Denver-area Landscaping

Several species of trees that are native to Colorado may be suitable for your landscaping need. Most of these are drought-resistant and beautiful. At the top of the list is the Colorado Blue Spruce, the official state tree. Other fine additions to your landscaping plans may be the Lumber Pine, Wasatch Maple, Ponderosa Pine, and…
Read More
Cord firewood for sale

How much firewood do I need?

As the days grow cooler, and long, cold nights are not too far ahead, many people are ready to stock up on firewood – but aren’t sure how much they’ll require. There is no simple answer; it depends on key factors such as room size, property location, the level of insulation your home has, the…
Read More
Tree trimming services Denver

You can’t go wrong with a tree trim

It’s common to assume that trees are independent creatures, and they don’t need any human assistance to grow and thrive. However, without proper care and maintenance, your trees are susceptible to diseases and infestations that may cause stunted growth and even death. That’s why you should hire an arborist for tree trimming services often to…
Read More
Best Tree Trimming Service Denver CO

How safe are your hedges?

This is a question people often ask in connection with trees on their property. However, it’s equally valid to consider when inspecting your hedges. Hedges grow both up and out; the former might block the line of sight of drivers, leading to potentially dangerous situations. Hedges growing out can encroach across either driveways or, in…
Read More
Professional tree service

Why your trees aren’t growing

Planting trees in your garden not only provides shade for your home but also forms a barrier against cold winds. Unfortunately, many homeowners complain that their trees don’t grow to their full potential and assume they bought the wrong one. However, without proper care and maintenance, your trees will not grow as you expected them…
Read More
Menu