The Emerald Ash Borer beetle, or the EAB as it’s more commonly known, is already multiplying in northern Colorado communities.
The EAB was first recognized in Boulder in September 2013 and it poses an imminent threat on the city of Denver. CBS News in Denver reported that a Longmont-based arborist identified the EAB in a homeowner’s backyard in Longmont in June 2016.
Spring is here and that means trees across Denver are starting to bloom. It also means the risk of fire blight is on the rise. We help homeowners fight the effects of fire blight on apple, crabapple, and pear trees. Fire blight moved through the Denver metro area in 2014 and continued south into Douglas County in 2015.
What’s fire blight and what are the signs of fire blight?
Fire blight is a bacterial diseases that presents itself through dead branches,
Spoiler alert: Denver is in a desert climate.
We know, it may not seem like Denver is in the desert because there’s limited sand in the Denver area. However, Denver is classified as a high-altitude desert that makes it hard for trees to get all their essential nutrients to thrive. That’s where tree fertilization can help your trees stay healthy and happy.
Types of tree fertilization
Tree fertilization injects a high level of vitamins near the base of a tree’s root system.