“The beetles are coming! The beetles are coming!”
Okay, lame joke aside, the Emerald Ash Borer beetle is no laughing matter. If you’re not familiar with the Emerald Ash Borer, also known as the EAB beetle, click here to read about the EAB beetle from the Colorado Department of Agriculture. Did you catch the part about the EAB being found in Boulder in 2013? That’s an important detail to remember…
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,
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?