Category: Colorado Blue Spruce

Blue Spruce Planting Guide: Where and When to Plant

Colorado Blue Spruce Trees

The leaves are falling, the temperatures are dropping, and the days are growing darker. Winter is quickly approaching, and what that signifies to us is that it’s time to plant blue spruces for the seasons! But not just anywhere—blue spruces have a specific set of watering and sunlight needs to ensure that these trees grow… Read more »

What Makes Your Colorado Blue Spruce Tree Blue?

Colorado Blue Spruce Tree

One of the most stunning features of the Colorado blue spruce tree breed is in its own name: the rich blue color. It gives the tree its signature appearance and distinguishes it from other similar breeds. Learn what causes the needles to turn blue, and what steps can be taken to make it bluer or… Read more »

4 Ways Trees Boost the Value of Your Home

Blue Spruce Trees Increase Property Value

There is a seemingly endless number of reasons why trees are beneficial for a property. They take pollution out of our air Their presence is proven to boost happiness and mental well-being They do their part in soaking up rainfall when a storm approaches But one element that homeowners often forget about is that trees,… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Watering Colorado Blue Spruces in the Fall

Colorado Blue Spruce Trees

With summer quickly coming to an end, it’s time to get serious about fall landscaping care. Keeping your Colorado blue spruce trees well-watered in the fall is important in order to keep the tree hearty and cared for. Unfortunately, watering your tree isn’t quite enough. Read on to learn about how, and when, to water… Read more »

Protecting Your Blue Spruce

Protecting Your Blue Spruce in Colorado

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 »

Growing a Blue Spruce Tree

How To Grow A Blue Spruce Tree in Colorado

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 »