Preserving outdoor events

Outdoor events are essential to a healthy lifestyle. Trees play an important role in making this possible. Therefore, it is helpful to know what your tree needs and ensure proper tree care all year round. ArborScape provides tree information online at no cost. Click here to check out our blog site

Tree Selection

Choosing the Right Tree   We Recently Published An Article About How Trees Get Stressed Out And What To Do To Nurse Them Back To Health. However, One Of The Biggest Problems Trees Have Is They Aren’t The Right Species For The Climate (Or Micro-Climate) That They Are Planted In. This Is Probably The Biggest …

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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 …

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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 …

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Walnut Tree Care

Walnut Tree Care Walnut Tree Care In Denver Includes Taking Care Of Many Black Walnut Which Is Hampered By 1000 Canker, Among Other Conditions. A Growing Concern As It Sweeps From West To East Across The US, 1000 Canker Is Distinguished By Little Sores On The Branches Which Multiply Across The Branches And Trunk Until …

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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 …

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Tree Disease

Update to August 2019 on Emerald Ash Borer ArborScape has several publications on EAB on our blog site: ArborScape Blog  In addition, we have more content for this topic on this website under tree spraying. Other Resources. Six Symptoms Of EAB Emerald Ash Borer FAQ

Pine Tree

Pines Are An Iconic Part Of The Colorado Landscape. Ponderosa, Scotch, Lodge-Pole, And Austrian Pines Are Just A Few Of The Species You Will Encounter In Denver. Any Discussion About Pine Tree Health Is Really A Discussion About Beetles Such As The IPS Beetle And The Mountain Pine Beetle. Since Pine Grow All Year Long, The …

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Preparing Trees For Winter

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, …

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Mountain Pine Beetle

Mountain Pine Beetle- Tree Damage And Prevention As You Drive Through Rocky Mountain National Park In Colorado It’s Hard Not To See The Work Of The Mountain Pine Beetle. Whether You Acknowledge The Inevitable Cycle Of Forests Or Just See It As The Reason You Had To Cut Down The Once-Beautiful Pine Tree In Your …

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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 …

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Free Estimate Process

The process for getting a free estimate from Aborscape is very simple and quick. First, fill out an estimate request either by phone or web form. Secondly, a Customer Service Representative enters the request into the system which generates a bid request. Thirdly, the Estimator goes out to perform estimates at the customer site, notifying …

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Weed Control

Our pre-emergent lawn fertilization round begins March 13th and will be available through April 15th depending on the weather.  Sign up today for the most important fertilizer application of the year. Pre-emergent lawn weed control helps prevent broadleaf weeds before they are established. While labeled a weed killer,  more simply it stops the seeds of …

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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 …

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Caring for Your Ash Tree

Can My Ash Tree Be Saved From Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)? We’ve Been Getting That Question A Lot Since Emerald Ash Borer Was Detected In Colorado In September Of 2013. The Answer Is Yes. But A More Important Question To Ask Is, Should I Save My Ash Tree? First Some Background. As Of This Writing, The Emerald …

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Colorado Spruce

CONIFERS There are a lot of conifers that grow well in Colorado. Colorado Spruce (Picea pungens) is in the pine family, and probably the most popular here in Colorado. They grow to between 40-60’ in height and have a spread of around 25’. TRAITS Other names that this tree goes by are Blue Spruce or …

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First 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 in 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 …

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Why Hire an Arborist

We start learning about the importance of trees before we are in grade school. Trees are so important that many people consider them the single most important thing on this planet next to bees. Trees play a tremendously important role in the environment, so much so that without them, most life forms, including humans, wouldn’t …

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Winter and EAB

Do emerald ash borers die in winter? This is a good question as it gets to be winter. You may be wondering if your ash tree will be spared because of the emerald ash borer die-off in the winter? The fact is emerald ash borers do not die in winter. They spend the season beneath …

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Westminster and EAB

Emerald Ash Borer was reported in Westminster for the first time, moving quickly from neighboring Broomfield to the north. “In late August, EAB was found and confirmed in Broomfield in the vicinity of Zuni Street and 132nd Ave. and 128th Ave. just across the street from Westminster,” said John Kasza, city forester for Westminster. “This …

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Fall Lawn Care Tactics

The leaves are beginning to fall and a slight chill is entering the Colorado air. You may find some relief that your lawn care season is over. Well according to lawn care experts, that isn’t true. Fall is just as vital to your lawn care health as spring. This post highlights some of the tactics …

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Ash Destroying EAB

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 …

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Zimmerman Pine Moth

Although the Zimmerman Pine Moth isn’t known to cause as much damage as the Mountain Pine Beetle or Emerald Ash Borer, it does have the potential to kill off or injure your pine trees.  If you have a Zimmerman Pine Moth problem the best solution is to have your tree sprayed by a professional. The …

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Land Clearance

We Now Offer Fast and Efficient Land Clearing Services Including: Land Clearance Right of Way Clearance Survey & Fence Line Clearing Clearing for Leisure Areas Access Roads Scrub Oak Clearing and Mulching Site Clearing and Preparation We facilitate fire mitigation, clear field, and right-of-way areas, and provide bush hogging services. Environmental mulch clearing is an …

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Cutting Tree Roots

Cutting Tree Roots Impact provides more information about the impact of cutting tree roots on large trees, which is subtle but real. As Parker continues to develop new areas, tree root loss will be a persistent issue. “The effect of the stress of the trees can take from 3-6 years to manifest,” according to the …

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Expect Heavy Japanese Beetle Infestations in 2017 - ArborScape Denver Tree Service blog

Japanese Beetle

Japanese beetles (JP) defoliate over three hundred different species of trees and leafy shrubs, but are especially attracted to linden and rose bushes. That’s just when they are adults. As grubs, they hatch in late summer and fall and are actively chewing grassroots until soil temperatures fall below 60 degrees. This can decimate root systems …

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Tree Diseases

Trees are the lungs of the world; literally they are connected with our lungs.  Trees are also inter-connected with each other and with the general landscape. The removal of a tree influences the entire canopy – thus changing the balance of your yard. The right balance in your yard and in your neighborhood is generally …

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Sustainable Landscaping

We get excited about local Colorado companies doing anything technology oriented when it comes to soil. So I want to take a quick look at Cool Planet and later in the post-offer more information about biochar what it is and why it could help promote soil health. And while we promote proven types of solutions …

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Urban Landscape

Where to Plant Trees to Best Benefit the Urban Landscape You may not be aware but when you plant a tree or just water and maintain the trees you have, you not only add cultural value (appearance, shade for sitting in the yard) to the city, but you also are planting an air cleaner and …

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Arbor Day Tree Planting

There are numerous benefits to planting a tree ranging from environmental to economic benefits.  Many people plant trees for logical reasons while others naturally or subconsciously begin to plant trees on their property without thinking of why. They simply feel it’s the natural thing to do.  Whether you’ve already decided to plant a tree, or …

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About Arbor Day

Arbor Day was first observed in 1872 and has traditionally been celebrated on the last Friday of April.  A testament to beauty, nature, and environmental awareness, trees are the lifeblood of our existence so it makes sense to give them a day to celebrate.  Especially with kids, who are natural-born tree huggers, make sure to …

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Good trees to plant

Spring is here and now is a preferred time to plant some trees. Colorado and Parker are hard areas to grow in because of the dry summers and the harsh winters.  The fact is, most trees prefer consistency and have a hard time with the extreme weather here in Colorado. Because of this, the Colorado Tree …

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Aeration Time of Year

Aeration Time of Year: Is Aeration While the benefits of lawn aeration have been proven in many different parts of the country, it still isn’t a practice that is embraced by every lawn care company out there. Reasons that are given include, Lack of demand.  Lack of time to schedule and perform the service. Resistance …

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Landscaping Trends

Here are six trends that will impact landscape planning, design, and maintenance within the next few years.  Experiential landscape design. – Today’s landscapes are intentionally installed for living, working, and playing and bring together form and function for a quality outdoor experience. Office landscapes continue to be built more frequently to include walking and bicycle …

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Aeration Nourishes Soil

Aeration nourishes the soil and this will help you achieve a green lawn.  Colorado is not the easiest place for our lawns, plants, and trees to flourish on their own. There are a few ways to help, and aeration may be an option available to help rebuild or maintain healthy lawns. We all want the …

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10% on tree trimming!

One week left for winter rates. Spring is almost here and that means 10% off for winter work will go away. The last day to request an estimate and earn a 10% discount is March 20th. For customers who have already taken advantage of this offer, thank you! You save money and there are 10 …

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Promote Healthy Trees

Maintaining healthy trees in Colorado weather can be a challenge and Castle Rock has trees worth protecting. One excellent, effective way to keep your trees healthy year round is known as deep root fertilization. Whether you are caring for your homes trees or commercial property trees, this tree fertilization will make the difference in making …

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Outdoor Living Spaces

With March blowing in like a lion, our thoughts are turning toward the outdoors and any lawn and landscaping projects for the year. I wanted to offer some new ways of looking at your yard, some new products, and services that look to be hot for 2019, and perhaps a new way to look at …

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Dormant Oil Treatment

Two Common Species Recommended for Dormant Oil Treatments Coming up in late winter/early spring, many of our Castle Rock clients schedule dormant oil treatment on their aspen or pine trees. Given these are two key species in our area, dormant oil treatments are key in preventing needle scale on pine trees and oyster shell scale on aspens. …

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Arborist Quizzes

I’ll admit. Most of our customers could care less about the difference between the phloem and the cambium or what the abiotic features of a tree are. They just want their tree healthy and looking good. But there are also the tree fanatics. This includes the Arborscape staff, who to an outsider, seem to have …

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Planning Land Clearing

It’s the ultimate Colorado dream to stake out 40 acres of land, or maybe 0.4 acres in this market, either in the foothills overlooking the city, somewhere further west, or even a ranch in Bennett or Elizabeth. Once you buy that land, it may sit for a while – but eventually, you’ll need to clear …

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Tree Removal

January 16, 2019 – You can save 10% on tree work when taking advantage of our low-cost winter rates. This could save you hundreds of dollars, especially on large tree removals which can range from $1,000 for an average ornamental, to $4,000 for large cottonwoods. On a deal like that 10% off really adds up! …

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Stressed Tree Sign

Trees might not throw a tantrum or get angry when stressed as we do, but they do have ways of showing that they are stressed. It’s a different kind of stress as well. Sort of like when we are hungry and get irritable. With trees it’s that they are thirsty and or hungry, reaching out …

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The Arborist of 2029

Summary: This one is pretty out there and I don’t see lasers actually doing much for the tree trimming and tree services world BUT what’s a prediction if we aren’t wrong. I found myself laughing at myself but enjoy it! 1/09/2019 Lasers are a parallel technology that could affect the way a tree service trims …

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