Trees

Tip of the Week: Go for Diversity

April 23, 2018
Spring is prime time for planting new trees. It gives them a long growing season to get settled into their new home. But before you select a tree or two and start...

Tip of the Week: Take Care of Thirsty Plants

January 12, 2018
During the dormant season, plants don’t seem to tell us much about how thirsty they are. Grass doesn’t look overly stressed, leaves don’t appear wilted and because we are...

Tip of the Week: It’s Time to Water Plants

January 05, 2018
The spritz of snow we had this week is a drop in the bucket when it comes to moisture needed to keep plants healthy. This is not a time to be complacent about dry plants. We need +/- 10...

Tip of the Week: Are Your Trees Ready for Winter?

August 14, 2017
We often take trees for granted. We forget they are the most expensive part of our landscapes. And if we’re not caring for them properly, we’re not protecting our long-term...

Tip of the Week: How’s your Ash?

June 29, 2017
Tiny insect threatens countless Colorado trees A strange pest has killed billions of dollars of ash trees in 30 states and 2 Canadian provinces. Since 2013 with its...

Tip of the Week: Undo Post Storm Plant Damage

May 11, 2017
Late spring snows, that occur after plants have sent up flowers or leafed out, generally leave damage or destruction in their wake. Heavy snows that cling to leaves and weigh down branches...

A Deal too Good to be True: Watch Out for the Word “Free”

April 17, 2017
Everyone loves a good deal, but the well known adage often holds some truth to it. “If it looks to be too good to be true, it probably is.” Right now, landscaping season is...

Tip of the Week! What Do Your Plants Need Now?

March 10, 2017
Here’s another Colorado conundrum: the snow pack is at 142% of average and reservoirs are at 106% of normal–but at least 52% of our state is experiencing some level of...

Tip of the Week! 2017 Color of the Year

February 17, 2017
It’s “Greenery”–a yellow–green hue that links with the concept of “environment”–Color of the Year for 2017 named by the Pantone Color...

Tip of the Week! Think Spring…Even If It’s 5 Below Zero

January 06, 2017
We may be knee deep in snow, but it’s a New Year and not too soon to think about what’s just a few months ahead in the growing season. This deep freeze reminds us there are...

Christmas Blessing – Spiritual Landcapes

December 23, 2016
  Christmas is here and it is time to give thanks for all the absolution we received in the year 2016.  Never forgetting the essence of the holidays and always giving back to...