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Silver Poplar Tree Care

Silver Poplar Tree Care

I moved to Denver in the 1980s from the south, and there were two distinct things to this region that I noticed almost immediately - magpies and Silver Poplars. Magpies are one of the most intelligent animals on the planet. These birds can recognize themselves in...

Controlling Elm Leaf Beetles

Controlling Elm Leaf Beetles

Short winters and warm springs can lead to Elm Leaf Beetle infestations. Insecticide products successfully control the Elm Leaf Beetle and its larvae. Ross Tree Company has three Colorado Department of Agriculture licensed Qualified Supervisors (QS) to handle...

Denver’s Cottonwood Trees

Denver’s Cottonwood Trees

The plains Cottonwood is Colorado's largest broadleaf tree known for its massive trunk and beautiful, large leaves. Because of their grand size, Cottonwoods provide a wow-factor to many yards. The largest Cottonwood in Colorado measured a stunning 23 feet around...

Two Elms on Elm Street

Two Elms on Elm Street

Denver Digs Trees Denver Digs Trees gives homeowners street and yard trees to plant. They offer local trees adapted to Denver’s variable weather and dry climate. Yard trees shade and cool our homes in the summer. They also increase the value of homes, buffer noise and...

Spring Time Tree Pruning in Denver

Spring Time Tree Pruning in Denver

Ross Tree Sees Tree Pruning as a Vocation Ross Tree Company has two arborists on staff certified through the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) with a third joining in 2019. We embrace the professional practice of arboriculture as dictated by ISA. Our...

Emerald Ash Borer Denver Update

Emerald Ash Borer Denver Update

The dreaded Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) arrived in the heart of Boulder in September 2013. Within five years, the beetle spread to Superior, Colorado, a town half way between Boulder and Denver. With little to no predators, this borer is free to move about at will. Click...

Planting and Caring for a New Evergreen Tree

Planting and Caring for a New Evergreen Tree

Coniferous trees need different care than deciduous varieties, so follow these guidelines for planting and caring for a new coniferous tree in your yard. Evergreen trees and shrubs are a great option for any yard because they need less maintenance than many leafed...

How Lawn Care Issues Can Affect Trees

How Lawn Care Issues Can Affect Trees

Good lawn care includes practices that do not put trees at risk. In this blog, learn about some simple ways to protect all of your trees. Tree health is an important part of any lawn care, but sometimes people fail to realize how much attention their trees really...

Care Tips for Your Landscape’s Weeping Silver Birch

Care Tips for Your Landscape’s Weeping Silver Birch

Learn How To Treat Your Weeping Silver Birch Correctly A weeping silver birch tree is a fast-growing decorative tree most known for its smooth, white bark. The branching structure of this type of tree is unique, as individual branches swoop downward in a charming...

Save Ash Trees From the Emerald Ash Borer

Save Ash Trees From the Emerald Ash Borer

3 Steps to Save Ash Trees From the Emerald Ash Borer Denver is a city teeming with ash trees. One in every six urban trees in the Denver area is an ash, so the trees help fill out the canopy in parks, greenbelts, and landscaping. If the destructive emerald ash borer...

A Short Guide to Aspen Trees and Their Care

A Short Guide to Aspen Trees and Their Care

How to Care For Your Aspen Trees What would Colorado be without its aspen trees? While aspens are common trees found throughout North America, Colorado has a higher percentage of the species growing within its borders than any other state. Aspen trees provide shade in...

5 Facts to Know About Spruce Beetles and Your Trees

5 Facts to Know About Spruce Beetles and Your Trees

Coniferous trees like pines and spruces are popular among Colorado homeowners because they retain their green color all year round and can often handle harsher conditions than other trees. However, plenty of pests target these trees, and some beetles target only a...

Signs Your Trees Are Sick, Dying, and Need Immediate Attention

From increasing your property value and aesthetic qualities to keeping your heating and cooling costs in check, there are several reasons to keep the trees on your lot healthy and strong. Unfortunately, despite your best efforts, your trees can still become very ill...

5 Mistakes Homeowners Make When Trimming Their Own Trees

5 Mistakes Homeowners Make When Trimming Their Own Trees

Regular trimming is important for maintaining tree health and also for preventing problems associated with dead tree limbs, such as roof damage and landscape damage. However, if you are not trimming your tree correctly, you might be doing more harm than good. Read on...

3 Reasons to Trim Your Trees in the Winter

3 Reasons to Trim Your Trees in the Winter

3 Compelling Reasons to Have Your Trees Trimmed Before Spring Arrives When the snow starts falling and the temperature drops, you might assume that yard work is finished for the year, with the exception of maybe shoveling some snow. However, wintertime is actually...

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