Category: Colorado Blue Spruce

How to Save Your Spruce Tree

spruce trees on a mountain in Colorado

Spruce Trees are rather tough and strong in cold temperatures, but some environmental factors can cause spruce trees to be very picky. Some of these factors can cause them to die or appear to be dying. We want you to understand the difference, and if it is dying, how to save it. Where? The place… Read more »

How to Maintain Your Blue Spruce Tree’s Life

blue spruce needle branch

Blue Spruce Trees can be great additions to your yard making it look attractive and full of life. They require little maintenance after planting, but there still should be some care taking involved. Light and Water Once planted, the Colorado blue spruce lives a full life in full sun, but also can grow in partial… Read more »

Spring Cleanup Checklist for Your Yard

Landscaping your yard with blue spruce trees

It’s springtime, which means it’s time to get your yard all spruced up for the summer. This isn’t a dreadful time of the year because it means that summer is right around the corner, and you want your yard to be in the best-looking condition there is. Make it Look Tip-Top for Memorial Day There… Read more »

How the Blue Spruce Tree Contributes to Its Ecosystem

Colorado Spruce tree

We know how useful humans have found the Colorado Blue Spruce as artful landscape pieces or brightly decorated pillars of Christmas, but what role does it play in its own home? Let’s take a look at the primary environmental benefits of the blue spruce tree. The Blue Spruce ecosystem Just to put it into context,… Read more »

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 »