Category: ArborScape News

Maple Tree Care

Maple Trees Are A Sturdy, Well-Regarded Species. If You Are Planting A Maple, We Recommend Avoiding Silver Maples As They Have Brittle Branches, Tend To Have Roots That Crawl The Surface, And Are More Likely To Hollow Out Later In Life. Autumn Blaze Maple We Also Avoid it Due To Brittle Branch Structure. Both These […]

Aspen Tree Care

The SHOCKING Truth About Aspen Trees Is That They Aren’t Even Meant To Be Planted Below 6,000 Feet! You Can Look It Up. That’s Why Proven Aspen Tree Cares Needed To Give Them The Cultural Foundation They Need To Survive At The Lower Altitude Of Denver Metro. Since They’re A “Stand” (Group) Tree, They Die-Off […]

Tree Growth Regulators

Tree Growth Regulators Might Help Your Tree Your Tree Might Actually Thrive By Being Smaller And Growing More Slowly. That May Sound Counter-Intuitive, But Developing Data Of  Tree Growth Regulators Seem To Support That, In Urban And Suburban Areas, Smaller Trees Enjoy Better Longevity And Richer Color – And Cost Less To Maintain. We Recently […]

Preparing Trees For Winter

Winter Is A Time Where Trees, Especially Young And Thin-Barked Trees, Are Damaged By Weather Directly And Indirectly. However, There Are Proven Methods To Reducing Or Eliminating This Damage. First Let’s Talk About What Happens To Trees During The Winter. What Happens To Trees During The Winter Young Trees, Newly Planted Trees, And Thin-Barked Trees Are […]

Emerald Ash Borer

Colorado ash tree owners have been understandably nervous since the detection of emerald ash borer (EAB) in September 2013.  Further studies have identified the age of the infestation as being between nine years old. Where in Colorado is the emerald ash borer? As of 2020, EAB is confirmed in: Boulder County Longmont Superior Lafayette Broomfield […]

Deep Root fertilization

Colorado is considered rough terrain for plants and wildlife alike. This is due to our inconsistent climate and tendency to dryness.  Denver has temperatures that range from below zero in the winter,  to 100­°-plus in the summer!  Then dry winds whip across the High Rockies and into the Front Range, leaving only the hardiest plants […]

First Apprenticeship Graduates

As of April 24th, ArborScape Inc. is proud to announce the first graduates of our brand new arborist apprenticeship program. Congratulations to our five new graduates on becoming some of the first Arborist Journeymen in Colorado! We are looking forward to starting our next group of apprentices as soon as we can, and we wish […]

Ash Destroying Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed

Emerald Ash Borer, a destructive beetle that threatens ash trees was confirmed in Broomfield.  A resident near 136th Avenue and Main St. contacted a city forester after discovering a suspicious insect that was later confirmed as Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). “It’s not shocking that Emerald Ash Borer was found in Broomfield County, given its proximity to […]