Did You Transplant Your Christmas Tree?

Christmas has come and gone so now the question is: What did you do with your Christmas tree? If you went with a real Christmas tree this year, why not add it to your front or back yard? It’s always a shame to see dozens of trees upended in dumpsters when they could get a… Read more »

The Death of a Spruce Tree

For the longest time now, we have known that forests directly affect climate change, but we still have yet to figure out just how much climate change can affect forests; especially when we haven’t been able to even measure just how much carbon dioxide the average tree can hold. These are all things that one… Read more »

How to Cure Dozens of Tree Diseases

A new solution is being developed and deployed in the UK that, allegedly, can cure dozens of tree diseases. The main component? Garlic – or more specifically – allicin, a chemical produced by garlic in the wild that usually only lasts 5-10 minutes. A company in Wales, that plans to product the organic process by… Read more »

Invasive Species to Save Spruce Trees

For over a decade spruce trees in Colorado have been dying to a small killer. That killer, the spruce beetle, is part of an entire subspecies of beetle that’s name literally means tree killer. These beetles, which spread through over 20 states and some of Canada have been silently killing trees and then having forest… Read more »

South Dakota Kids Plant Spruce

In South Dakota, Pierre a group of students has been given a Black Hills Spruce Tree to plant within the forest nearby the city. The State’s agriculture department is behind the gifts and it was their hope to be able to promote the kids into taking care of the environment and to enjoy doing something… Read more »

The Oldest Root System in the World

We are quick to tout many of the great aspects of Colorado Blue Spruce here at the Spruce Point Tree Farm in Hotchkiss, CO. We grow a hardy stock of evergreens that are attractive for their attractive appearance and fresh fragrance. We’re able to do that because of the incredible nature of the spruce tree,… Read more »

English Tree of the Year

When it comes to picking the best tree in all of England, there are some serious contenders with ones like the tree that supposedly was used as a hideout by the heroic outlaw Robin Hood and his Merry Men. It just means that the Woodland Trust, who is making the decision, have some tough choices… Read more »

The Ultimate Treehouse

Did you ever grow up with a treehouse in your backyard? Or maybe a father who half built a treehouse for you and you could never use it because it wasn’t done? Well, there are definitely a few that were finished and some of them you just can’t believe. Recently on the grand opening of… Read more »

Tips and Tricks on a Successful Tree Transplant

Transplanting trees is an important part of getting both the look and optimal practically for your backyard or garden. There are five steps to be taken for a successful tree transplant. First, be sure to scope out where you want the tree to be transplanted. Not only should it look great, but also the spacing… Read more »

What is Permafrost?

Global warming has been a hot topic for a few years now. However, Sarah James, an Alaska Native Elder, has noted yet another effect taking root in her hometown. The melting permafrost in Northeastern Alaska is causing erosion which is drastically changing the natural skyscape of that reason. The trees are tilting. Permafrost, permanently frozen… Read more »