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The emerald ash borer, a tree-destroying beetle, confirmed in Broomfield County

Broomfield has confirmed emerald ash borer in the city even though foresters have tried to prevent its spread. It is the first confirmed report of the tree-destroying beetle in Colorado outside of a federal quarantine area in Boulder County, according to a news release from the Colorado State Forest Service and Broomfield. https://www.denverpost.com/2019/08/20/emerald-ash-borer-broomfield-colorado/
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Getting to the root of two tree problems

Namely: disease and drought. For the first, by using soil injections instead of sprays which can easily affect other plants if the spray is borne on the wind. This, in turn, could be harmful to wildlife and could cause discomfort for any people exposed in the same way. Also, a single soil injection treatment is…
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Helping keep your tree free from mountain pine beetle infestations

Sadly, once these horrors have taken up residence, the battle is usually lost. This has been shown over and over again in the substantial loss of so many of these beautiful and proud-standing trees here in Colorado in recent years. However, all is not lost. These creatures are more prone to attack trees under stress.…
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Checking your trees for ash borer disease

Ash borer disease is caused by the metallic green Emerald Ash Borer Beetle, a quite recent but utterly unwelcome arrival in Colorado. Apart from the active creatures themselves, you might also spot creamy-colored larvae, each just about the size of a single grain of rice. An inspection of your ash tree could reveal other possible…
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Bracing trees for our bracing climate

From hailstorms to heavy snow, damaging winds to severe ice, it’s somewhat of an understatement to say that our Colorado climate isn’t always very pleasant to our trees. If you have trees that are a part of your family’s history, having matured along with you, then you’ll want to protect them if old age might…
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3 great reasons to get tree stumps removed

If you’re ever left with a tree stump in your yard, you may be wondering what to do with this new unattractive addition to your home. Hiring a professional to remove the tree stump is a great solution. Here are three reasons why tree stump removal is a good idea. 1) It can prevent someone…
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Trimming trees around your swimming pool

There are many reasons you may want to trim back or clear trees off your property. One of the more common reasons is to install an above or in-ground swimming pool. Trees around your swimming pool can cause twigs and leaves to clog up your pool’s filter, leaving you with the daunting task of cleaning…
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Summertime means rain and hail for the Denver area

Residents in the greater Denver area understand how crazy our summer weather can be, and they also know that it’s best to be prepared. It’s important to keep your trees neat and trimmed, and a quality tree trimming service can take care of the job for you. Don’t let loose and downed branches wreak havoc…
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Unhealthy Trees Can Cause Serious Problems

If you have trees on your property, it’s important to inspect them for signs of damage and disease regularly. Unhealthy trees can attract bugs that will destroy them from the inside out. If left untreated, these bugs can start to attack even the healthiest trees. To prevent bugs and disease from affecting the health of…
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Deciding When to Buy Firewood For Your Home

If you use firewood to heat your home, it’s crucial to plan ahead. The right timing varies depending on the type that you order. Green Leave plenty of extra time when you buy green wood. Experts recommend seasoning it for at least six months. Season it for a year to achieve better results. Seasoned If…
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Is tree removal of a dead tree necessary?

Most homeowners know that trees are essential to our ecosystem. However, if you have a dead tree in your yard, remove it. Here’s why: – Dead trees draw different pests such as termites, ants, and rats. These pests could eventually infest your home. – If your diseased tree is contagious, it can affect other trees…
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How Much Will Tree Trimming Services Cost You?

The size of the trees you need trimmed will usually be the determining factor in how much you pay, but there are other aspects (such as how many trees) that can affect the cost. Average cost of tree trimming services The average cost of tree trimming services are as follows: $50-400 for trees 30 feet…
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