How to Care for Your Trees in the Summer

Tips for Caring for Your Blue Spruce Tree Tree

If the summer season brings stifling hot weather to your neck of the woods, your trees are probably dreading it more than you are. It’s important to give your trees some extra attention so they stay comfortable and thriving during the summer heat! Mulch is a must Mulch does more than enhancing your curb appeal—it… Read more »

Common Blue Spruce Tree Problems

Blue Spruce Trees Infected by Disease

Warmer weather means blooming spruce trees! As the buds begin to open and start developing new needles, it’s vital for you to watch out for these common pests and diseases that could pose a threat to your blue spruce tree. Common Pests Spider Mites These tiny mites feed on young buds, causing the needles to… Read more »

The Benefits of Investing in Land

Spruce Point Tree Farm in Colorado

Land is not a common investment that people think to make, but maybe that’s because they don’t understand all of the benefits a bountiful plot of land offers. At Spruce Point Tree Farm in Colorado, we are well-versed in the rewards that come with owning land, especially land that is home to more than 42,000… Read more »

Spruce and Fir Beetles are back in Colorado in 2018

How to Prepare for Beetle Infestation in the South

At Spruce Point Tree Farm, we know all too well just how beautiful Colorado Blue Spruce Trees can be—that’s why we’ve delivered over 50,000 of them across the Centennial State since we started, in 1979. Unfortunately, in recent years, Colorado has also been home to a growing threat that kills its own natural wonder: spruce… Read more »

Why Blue Spruce Trees Make Great Living Privacy Fences

How to Plant Trees in Place of a Fence

Are you looking to put up a fence between you and your neighbors to give yourself more privacy, or maybe hide an unpleasant sight or sound near your home? A traditional fence isn’t your only option! You can use trees to serve as a living privacy fence instead and enhance the outside of your home… Read more »

Redlands Mesa Land Ideal for Colorado Farming

Redlands Mesa Land Ideal for Colorado Farming

From the ancestral Pueblo tribes to the arrival of Hispanic, French, and American migrants, Colorado has a long, diverse history of successful, subsistence agriculture and development in its Redlands Mesa Land. And it’s for good reason—or, actually, several. The Redlands Mesa Land is one of the most ideal sceneries for any future farming in the… Read more »

Protecting Your Garden from Deer

Protecting Your Garden from Deer

Have you looked out your window recently and spotted deer making their way through your garden? It can be frustrating to spend so much time tending to a garden, only to turn around and have deer eat their way through it. But deer get hungry, especially once winter rolls around, and they will often turn… Read more »

Majority of USA Facing Christmas Tree Shortage

Majority of USA Facing Christmas Tree Shortage

From New York to Los Angeles, the United States is facing a Christmas tree shortage. As of November 2017, Christmas tree farms have a reduced number of trees available for purchase. The 2017 Christmas tree shortage taking place in the United States has resulted in increased tree prices and a shortage of larger trees. Christmas… Read more »

Protecting Trees from Frost

Caring for a Blue Spruce

It might be hard to believe but winter is right around the corner; and here in Colorado, we’ve already faced some cold temperatures and snow showers. If you have trees that are susceptible to cold weather, it’s time to do all you can to protect them from upcoming frosts. Trees that experience severe enough weather… Read more »

Why Certain Pine Trees are Starting to Lean

Tree News

The vast majority of pine trees in the world stands straight up and don’t bend over at all. However, Cook pines trees which are native to the South Pacific and exist all over the world, do lean. If you’ve ever seen a Cook pine tree, you might notice that they lean heavily, almost as if… Read more »