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Helping Trees Survive Winter in Colorado

As you know if you’ve lived in Colorado for any length of time, winter does not generally harm trees. It’s a natural part of life here, and the trees, plants, and wildlife all adapt (as do we). However, there are times where snow, ice, or winds from winter storms cause damage, and in those cases, there are things that you can do to help your trees.

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Considering DIY Tree Removal or Pruning?

If you want to do large tree pruning or removal yourself, here are the questions to answer before starting. DIY tree work is dangerous – be safe by knowing the risks and understanding the training, equipment, and specialized tools that go into doing it safely and properly.

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conifers in the fog in the Colorado Front Range near Evergreen, CO

Great Conifers For Your Colorado Front Range Property

The evergreen trees we recommend are hardy in our part of Colorado, are dense enough to create a privacy screen or windbreak, and require little supplemental care. Most are native to Colorado, can tolerate drier conditions and are appropriate for use in areas where wildfires are a concern.

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Aspen Trees: Common Problems & What To Do

Although Colorado’s aspen trees are beautiful, they’re also prone to a host of aspen tree problems. Thankfully, most are preventable or treatable – especially if you address the #1 issue nearly all aspens in our area face.

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Frost Cracks: Loud Noises From Your Trees at Night

If you’ve ever heard what sounds like a rifle shot coming from your yard in the cold winter night, it’s probably due to a frost crack. Frost cracks occur when a tree “bursts” open in winter due to extreme temperature swings. Is it harmful? Can it be fixed? We have all the details in this article.

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