Are Denver Trees at Risk of Fire Blight?

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,

Why Denver Trees Need Tree Fertilization to Thrive

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.

Why your pine trees are falling over

 

The winter winds are whipping us right into spring and that means pine trees are starting to topple.

Austrian pine trees, Ponderosa pine trees, it doesn’t matter what type, pine trees are falling over across Denver. What causes pine trees to fall over? You may be surprised. There are two reasons why pine trees are susceptible to falling over.

Pine trees + damaged roots = death sentence for pines

Pines grow best in a forest setting,