Month: April 2019

How the Blue Spruce Tree Contributes to Its Ecosystem

Colorado Spruce tree

We know how useful humans have found the Colorado Blue Spruce as artful landscape pieces or brightly decorated pillars of Christmas, but what role does it play in its own home? Let’s take a look at the primary environmental benefits of the blue spruce tree. The Blue Spruce ecosystem Just to put it into context,… Read more »

How to Treat Rhizosphaera Needle Cast Disease in Your Blue Spruce Tree

closeup of blue spruce tree needles

Blue spruce trees thrive in the right conditions, but, like all plants, they are also susceptible to disease and can suffer from environmental stress. Cooler temperatures and wet conditions favor potential development of needle cast diseases on blue spruce trees. Identifying needle cast disease If you ever take a look at a blue spruce tree… Read more »