When many property owners think about maintaining the trees on their property they may only think about trimming branches and cutting down dead trees. However, there is another piece of the puzzle many property owners overlook. That is, what to do with the stump that is left behind when the tree is removed. If you have a stump left behind on your property, grinding it down is the best. Not the least of which is it will improve the appearance of your property.
Riverton, New Jersey, 1916.
Why does a random place back east and a time over a century ago matter? It’s the first known instance when Japanese beetles were confirmed to be present in the United States. Since that time this menace of a little bug made its way across the U.S. to the Mile High city of Denver. The Japanese beetle (popillia japonica) is arguably one of the most devastating threats to landscaping,
It’s happening, whether we want to admit it or not: the Emerald Ash Borer is starting to destroy ash trees across Boulder County.
The rest of the Denver metro area is next on its target list. What’s the Emerald Ash Borer, or EAB as it’s also known, and why is it a threat to trees? Our Fielding Tree team hears that question more frequently with this growing infestation.