You wouldn’t hire just anybody to do major surgery, would you? Just because someone claims to be a doctor doesn’t mean they’re the right type of doctor. A dentist may know how to replace a crown, but they’d do a terrible job on a knee replacement. You also wouldn’t assume any doctor is automatically a good doctor until you get to know them and see their work.
The same principle is true when it comes to caring for your trees.
Spring is coming! Okay, so most of Denver is still buried in a foot of snow, but it’s officially March!
As you start thinking about getting your trees and shrubs ready for the spring, the idea of fertilizing might come to mind. When is the best time to fertilize your trees? Are there special tree fertilizer tips to know to help your trees thrive in Colorado? What’s the best way to fertilize your trees?
How much damage can a little moth do?
Homeowners around Denver are getting to know the Douglas-Fir Tussock moth, and it’s not a good introduction. Spruces, true firs, and Douglas-firs are dying around Denver as this little moth is making its rounds. Who is the Douglas-fir Tussock moth and how can we stop its destruction?
Douglas-Fir Tussock moth caterpillar
The caterpillars of the Douglas-fir Tussock moth (Orgyia pseudotsugata) are known for feeding on the needles of spruces,