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 »

Life-size characteristics of the Colorado Blue Spruce

The blue spruce tree has proven to be a well-known, tree of choice for many. The blue spruce has many appealing characteristics that attract people to line their Colorado landscapes or to decorate ski lodges with. Since we have made it our life’s work to plant and care for this type of tree, we want… Read more »

Blue Spruce Trees: a solution to the Colorado beetle takeover

The  is a very hated insect in Colorado. In the year 2011, hundreds of thousands of forest acres was destroyed by this pesky and damaging beetle. Residents who once had beautiful tree lined properties are disgusted and saddened by the beetle takeover.   Once a year, beetles swoop into Colorado’s forest to take over living… Read more »