When it comes to natural beauty, nothing beats the majestic aspen. Who doesn’t love going up to the mountains to watch the aspens be ‘on fire’ in the fall? Their brilliant, yellow leaves contrast spectacularly with the cloudless, blue backdrop of a Colorado sky. They are truly one of Denver’s natural treasures. Sadly, many Denver residents are losing these treasures unexpectedly. Recently, we have received an alarming number of calls from folks who report their aspens are suddenly dying.
When it comes to trimming trees, many people have different approaches. Some relish the opportunity to fire up the chainsaw. They go at it full-speed ahead and hack the tree down to a nub. Others gingerly remove branches piece by piece in a fashion so delicate you can’t tell they even did anything in the first place. And, of course, when it comes to the best time of the year to prune,
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.