Month: February 2016

Warning signs of snow damage to trees

Winter is officially here and that means more snow is headed over the Rockies to cover Denver. Most of our early winter snowstorms are powder or partial powder, which don’t usually weigh down trees. Spring snowstorms tend to have the denser, wetter snow, even ice in some situations. It’s the heavier snows that cause more snow damage.

Whether we’re facing a new delivery of powder or a heavy spring snow, trees are vulnerable to bending,

How often should you water your Christmas tree?

 

Christmas trees are making their annual appearance in living rooms, front rooms, window displays, and yes, even dorm rooms around the world. Whether you’re a Douglas fir fan or a blue spruce believer, who doesn’t love that fresh smell of pine?! What we don’t love is seeing Christmas trees start to brown before Christmas Day.

So, how much water does an average Christmas tree need? Hmm… I wonder if someone knew a lot about trees could help us with that question.:)

How much water does a Christmas tree need?