Denver is a desert climate, which means your trees are starving for nutrients!
When people first move to Denver, there are usually a few early observations:
- “Is it normal to feel like you’re going to die walking up a flight of stairs or is that just the altitude?”
- “I can finally tell which direction I’m facing because of the mountains!”
- “There is no humidity in Colorado.”
- “My hands,
Property owners who value their landscaping want their trees to grow in a healthy manner and look beautiful. You may think fertilizing routinely is the best approach and even seen your neighbors fertilizing. And yet, you might still be wondering if you should jump on the fertilizer bandwagon, “If they’re doing it, should I be doing it to?” Believe it or not, routinely applying fertilizer to your trees is rarely the best approach.
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.