Replanting Lost Trees Lost During Weather Emergencies

Natural disasters can wreck a path of devastation like few other things in this world. The damage a community suffers after a tornado or hurricane isn’t just limited to homes and businesses. Many long-time residents may be shocked at how an extreme weather event can affect the entire layout of their neighborhood by uprooting dozens… Read more »

What is Utah’s State Tree?

The first bill passed in this session of Utah’s State Legislature had nothing to do with healthcare, education or even state funding. Instead, it was about trees. A fourth-grade class from Monroe Elementary School approached Rep. Brad Wilson, R-Kaysville, claiming that it wasn’t a very good idea to have a neighboring state’s name in Utah’s… Read more »

In this Life, We Rely on Trees

The environment relies a lot on the various forms of plant life available in forests and wild areas. Trees are especially important as converters of carbon dioxide into oxygen, but they can provide a number of other benefits to humans. We should always be thinking about planting more trees, and when planned effectively, those trees… Read more »

U.S. trees improving after Clean Air Act

Joyce Kilmer’s poem “Trees” begins, “I think that I shall never see / A poem lovely as a tree.” It ends, “Poems are made by fools like me, / But only God can make a tree.” Kilmer poem is a celebration of all trees. They’re extensions of Earth’s beauty, daily reminders of the magic all… Read more »

Treemendous Tree Facts

Check out this infograph on trees! And if you look at the bottom of the graphic you will see our favorite tree, the state tree of Colorado, the Blue Spruce!   Treemendous Tree Facts infographic

Colorado Blue Spruce Water Requirements

When looking for a low-maintenance tree that can survive under mostly any condition, the Colorado Blue Spruce tree is the answer. These evergreens are big, strong and can live to be over 500 years old in the right conditions. How a property owner can ensure the growth and life of the blue spruce is by… Read more »

Trees are nature’s natural remedies

This blog talks mostly about the benefits of Colorado Blue Spruces in your garden, but what about the benefits of trees in general? Trees offer so many benefits in your garden and in the world in general. & Let’s go over some general benefits of having a blue spruce tree and just regular trees on… Read more »

Caring For Your Blue Spruce Tree

Various tree hazards occur naturally, and some are a result from nearby construction. Caring for your spruce is important to its health, because hazards are rarely avoidable without proper maintenance. The hazards caused by overgrown trees are dangerous to the tree, as well as passersby. For ideal safety, ensure your landscapers are pruning your spruce… Read more »

The Link Between Trees and Human Health

A new study by the U.S. Forest Service, reports there is evidence to support the fact that “exposure to the natural environment can improve human health.” Scientists with the Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Research Station saw the loss of the 100 million trees in the Eastern and Midwestern states, as an opportunity to study the… Read more »

Beetles Kill, but Not the Spruce Trees of Colorado

If you are unaware of the current mountain pine beetle and bark beetle epidemics wreaking havoc on the forests of Colorado, it is an important topic to be educated about. According to an article from the Aspen Times, “The Forest Service estimates that the mountain pine beetle alone has wiped out 3.18 million acres of… Read more »