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A tree that has fallen on a roof in Evergreen, Colorado, before it was removed by LAM Tree.

What to Do if Your Tree is Leaning

Mar 28, 2024

Leaning trees could either be completely acceptable, or a hazard waiting to happen. Don’t know how to tell the difference? Let us show you.

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Piles of different types of soil found in the Colorado Front Range.

The Best Soil Types for Thriving Trees in the Colorado Front Range

Feb 29, 2024

Dig into the soils of the Front Range, exploring what makes “good” soil for our local trees, and what you can do if your soil is less than ideal.

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The Best Plants to Restore Your Landscape After a Wildfire in Colorado

Dec 15, 2023

Learn which plants are best for restoring our uniquely beautiful Colorado landscapes post-wildfire. By focusing on native plants and understanding the new environmental dynamics, we can turn a scene of devastation into an opportunity for ecological renewal and resilience.

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The pink flowers of the Colorado native prairie fire crabapple tree.

Planting Native Trees and Plants in Colorado

Nov 14, 2023

Discover the untapped benefits of planting native trees and plants in the Colorado Front Range, from enhancing your surroundings to supporting the local ecosystem.

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Grasses of various heights grow on an Evergreen, Colorado property.

How to Have Grasses on Your Colorado Property While Still Being Fire-Wise

Oct 3, 2023

While grasses, especially non-native invasive grasses, can cause wildfires to spread, that doesn’t mean you can’t have them on your property while being fire-wise. In this article, we explain how to remove grasses that are noxious weeds, plant native grasses, and maintain a defensible space to prevent wildfires.

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Wind blows through some conifer trees in Colorado.

How the Wind Impacts Trees in Colorado

Aug 7, 2023

Wind can damage your Colorado trees but also help them grow stronger. Learn how the wind and trees work together, some things to watch for, and how LAM Tree Service can help with your wind-damaged trees.

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Terminals of blue spruce in Colorado repeatedly attacked by white pine weevil.

Is the Top of Your Spruce Tree Bending? It May be Damage from the White Pine Weevil

Jul 5, 2023

If the top of your spruce trees are bending and turning brown, they may be infected by the white pine weevil. Learn more about how this tree pest impacts Colorado trees in this article.

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White berries of the common snowberry next to green leaves.

Best Fruiting and Flowering Shrubs for the Colorado Front Range

Jun 5, 2023

Fruiting and Flowering Shrubs are a welcome addition to any Colorado foothills property. Learn what fruiting and/or flowering shrubs we recommend.

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An aspen tree in Colorado sprouts new leaf buds in spring.

5 Reasons Your Aspen Isn’t Leafing Out

May 4, 2023

When your aspen tree isn’t producing new leaves in the spring, does that mean there’s something is wrong? Let’s discuss what aspen leafing is and give five reasons your tree may not be “leafing out.”

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A LAM Tree Service crew member uses a lift to reach several trees on a Colorado Foothills property

3 Steps to Care For Your Property after Multiple Tree Removals

Apr 21, 2023

After a tree removal for fire mitigation, your property may need some help getting back to its previous diversity and health. After removal, it’s important to care for the remaining trees that may be vulnerable to wildlife. Removing trees can also allow for erosion, by replanting appropriately, we can prevent our soil from running off. Lastly, be sure to plant native plants. By using indigenous plants, we can bring our property back to a natural state and attract the appropriate diversity to create a balanced local ecosystem.

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