Spring Cleanup Checklist for Your Yard

Landscaping your yard with blue spruce trees

It’s springtime, which means it’s time to get your yard all spruced up for the summer. This isn’t a dreadful time of the year because it means that summer is right around the corner, and you want your yard to be in the best-looking condition there is. Make it Look Tip-Top for Memorial Day There… Read more »

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 »

Where to Plant Blue Spruce Trees in Your Yard

Uprooting a Blue Spruce Tree

On this blog, we’ve spilled a lot of (digital) ink on the benefits of blue spruce trees, and where they’re most common. But one question we get often from our customers is much closer to home: once I have the trees, where should I plant them? We’re happy you asked! There are several factors to… Read more »

What to Do with Your Christmas Tree After the Holidays

Christmas Tree Disposal

As we enter mid-January, you’re probably asking yourself: what do I do with this Christmas tree? You’ve had it sitting in the same place for almost a month, and now that the holidays are over, it seems to just be taking up space. Well, as it turns out, there are plenty of things you can… Read more »

11 Interesting Facts About Blue Spruce Trees

Colorado Blue Spruce Tree Facts

Blue spruce trees are an impressive species, so before you take to your property with a shovel and young blue spruce, there are a few things that you should know. Here’s everything you need to know about the blue spruce tree! 1. The only place where the blue spruce tree is native to is the… Read more »

Tips for Taking Care of Your Real Christmas Tree

Real Christmas Tree Shop

Tis the season for holiday cheer! Are you springing for a real tree this year for your Christmas celebrations? We’ve compiled some tips and tricks for taking care of your tree, so that it lasts until New Years. Read on! Head to a reputable nursery Buy a freshly cut tree from a trusted tree farm… Read more »

Blue Spruce Planting Guide: Where and When to Plant

Colorado Blue Spruce Trees

The leaves are falling, the temperatures are dropping, and the days are growing darker. Winter is quickly approaching, and what that signifies to us is that it’s time to plant blue spruces for the seasons! But not just anywhere—blue spruces have a specific set of watering and sunlight needs to ensure that these trees grow… Read more »

What Makes Your Colorado Blue Spruce Tree Blue?

Colorado Blue Spruce Tree

One of the most stunning features of the Colorado blue spruce tree breed is in its own name: the rich blue color. It gives the tree its signature appearance and distinguishes it from other similar breeds. Learn what causes the needles to turn blue, and what steps can be taken to make it bluer or… Read more »

4 Ways Trees Boost the Value of Your Home

Blue Spruce Trees Increase Property Value

There is a seemingly endless number of reasons why trees are beneficial for a property. They take pollution out of our air Their presence is proven to boost happiness and mental well-being They do their part in soaking up rainfall when a storm approaches But one element that homeowners often forget about is that trees,… Read more »