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,
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.
During winter months preying insects typically disappear from sight and it feels safe to let your guard down and take a break from tree and plant care. But signs of the IPS beetle may still be present. Learn more about this threat and how it could affect your trees.
The leaves have fallen, the air is chilly, and snow is arriving. This winter weather keeps us indoors catching up on a good book or our favorite Netflix shows.