Category: All things trees

How to Help Your Trees & Shrubs Survive a Japanese Beetle Invasion

This spring and summer Denver residents have spent more time than ever tending to their gardens, making additions to their landscaping, and beautifying their homes.  Caring for the plants and trees on your property can feel therapeutic and release pent up stress during these difficult times. 

As we all strive to stay safe and socially distanced during the COVID-19 pandemic, home has become our refuge. The front porch, outdoor patio,

Ask the Arborist: Why are my evergreens and pines turning brown?

Welcome to our new feature, Ask the Arborist.  In this column, we aim to answer your tree and shrub care questions, and address current conditions we are seeing around Denver. Our goal is to help you learn more about how to care for the trees and shrubs on your property, and recognize any potential problems.

Why are my evergreen trees and shrubs turning brown?

Your tree was looking green and healthy last year,

DIY Tree Trimming Fails and What Denver Homeowners Need to Know

Is your new stay-at-home lifestyle compelling you to work on home improvement projects? Before you launch into a DIY tree trimming endeavor, learn the risks involved and how to stay safe. 

What Makes DIY Tree Trimming Dangerous?

Tree trimming is recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau as one of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. Each year, trained and certified professionals suffer serious injuries and even fatalities as a result of a tree trimming accidents.