Protecting Your Blue Spruce

Blue Spruce Trees

If you’ve started to notice bare branches on your blue spruce tree and don’t know why, there is a strong change that insects are to blame. Insects and pests target blue spruce trees, often causing them to experience bare branches. Read on for a few key tips for protecting your blue spruce tree from pesky… Read more »

Buy a Booming Business: Spruce Point Is On the Market!

Spruce Point Treet Farm

Are you interested in purchasing a thriving tree farm that has been in business since 1979? Or are you looking to buy a large piece of agricultural property in Colorado that could be used for a variety of purposes? The current owners of the Spruce Point Tree Farm in Colorado are looking for the right… Read more »

Growing a Blue Spruce Tree

Blue Spruce Tree Tips

A blue spruce tree, or several of them, can be a beautiful addition to your yard and many people choose to grow them independently. If you’re interested in growing Blue Spruces in your yard this season, we have some tips for growing healthy, strong blue spruce trees. When you’re planting blue spruce trees, choose a… Read more »

From Sapling to Maturity: The Life Cycle of a Blue Spruce

Blue Spruce Trees

If you are as big of a blue spruce fan as we are, then you want to know absolutely everything you can about these magnificent trees. From seed to sapling to fully mature tree, blue spruces have an interesting life cycle and can actually live for decades – even centuries! Let’s explore the full life… Read more »

Watering Your Blue Spruce: Are Spring Showers Sufficient?

Watering Tips

The spring season is upon us, and most people think that means it’s time to let Mother Nature and her spring showers take care of watering our treasured blue spruce trees – right? Well, not quite. Just because the proverbial spring showers may bring rain more frequently than in other seasons, it doesn’t necessarily mean… Read more »

Spruce Syrup? Making a Unique Taste from Your Blue Spruce

Spring is right around the corner and if you love syrup, then you know that the spring is the best season for getting fresh and delicious sap to turn into syrup. Whether you like simply boiled sap fresh from the tree or prefer syrup that’s bottled and flavored with butter or mixed with cinnamon before… Read more »

Needles, Not Leaves: Why Pine Trees Developed Needles

If you ever find yourself taking a walk through a healthy forest, you will no doubt notice that every tree is different. Some are tall while others are short, some are bare while others are full, and some of these trees have leaves while others have needles. Yes, trees are very different, especially when it… Read more »

Why Do Trees Produce Sap?

Pine Tree Sap

If you have ever found yourself in a forest or otherwise around pine trees, then you may have noticed that some of them are coated in places with a sticky sap. If you are not an expert in dendrology – the study of trees – then you may not understand where this sap comes from… Read more »

All About Pinecones

Blue Spruce Pinecones

If you’ve ever taken a walk through a forest or played at a park that had a lot of trees inside of it, then you’ve probably come across pinecones. But what do you really know about them, outside of the fact that they eventually fall off the trees that they come from and end up… Read more »

Five More Fast Facts About the Blue Spruce

Blue Spruce Trees

If you love blue spruce trees as much as we do then you know how special these trees really are. They are so much more than just simple trees. We previously discussed some amazing blue spruce tree facts, but these trees are just so impressive that one list simply could not do them justice. So… Read more »