Denver Tree Care Encyclopedia: The Hot Wings Tatarian Maple

americanarbor February 7, 2023
Trees come in all shapes and sizes, with unique characteristics that set them apart from the rest. The Hot Wings® Tatarian Maple is no exception. In fact, it’s quite the show-stopper. Read further to learn about what makes this tree so special, and how to spot one in Denver. With a name like that, it’s […]

Emerald Ash Borer Treatment | EAB Treatment

BUHV Marketing July 24, 2023
What is the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) and what does it do? EAB is a wood boring insect that was accidentally transported from Asia; EAB was first discovered in 2002 in southeastern Michigan and Windsor, Ontario. It infests and kills North American ash species (Fraxinus sp.) including green, white, black and blue ash, and their […]

Aphids and Spider Mites: How to Identify and Get Rid of Them

americanarbor February 23, 2023
What are aphids and spider mites and what do they do? Aphids and spider mites are very different pests, but they share some similarities. Aside from being very tiny and very destructive, they’re very different in terms of identifying characteristics and the type of damage they cause. Aphids are very tiny bugs that feed off […]

Denver Tree Care Encyclopedia: Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry

americanarbor February 23, 2023
What Does an Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry Look Like? The Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry is a showstopper year-round, and it unveils a new surprise every season. In the spring, beautiful pink buds bloom to reveal delicate white flowers that cover the bare branches of the tree. Butterflies and other pollinators are especially attracted to these blooms.  As […]

Winter Watering Plants in Denver

americanarbor January 12, 2023
Denver winters are known for being very cold, and most plants have adapted to snowy conditions. Although the temperatures typically remain below freezing from late fall to early spring, it’s not uncommon for the area to experience warm, dry periods as well. Although warm and sunny temps may feel fantastic, they can lead to winter […]

Denver Tree Care Encyclopedia: Eastern Redbuds

americanarbor December 22, 2022
What Does an Eastern Redbud Look Like? Each spring, Eastern redbud trees burst with beautiful pinkish-purple flowers, followed by the growth of lovely reddish leaves. As spring turns into summer, the heart-shaped leaves slowly turn green, transforming into a bright yellow by autumn. The Eastern redbud is a small tree that has low branches, and […]

Should You Plant Aspen Trees in Denver?

americanarbor December 2, 2022
Aspen trees are known for their beautiful trunks and magnificent foliage, and it’s no wonder that many people consider adding them to their home landscapes. However, before you head out to your nearest nursery, it’s important to learn about an aspen’s needs, so you can determine whether it will thrive in your unique yard, soil, […]

Denver Tree Care Encyclopedia: The Colorado Blue Spruce

americanarbor November 18, 2022
The Colorado Blue Spruce can be found in home landscapes across the state, and its majestic blue-green hue makes it stand out among other, less showy trees. Known for its exceptional beauty, this common landscaping tree is worth learning about and caring for — especially since it’s Colorado’s official state tree. Let’s learn about the […]

How to Care For Your Tree After a Snow Storm

americanarbor November 10, 2022
Here in Denver, snow and ice are are winter staples, and most trees have learned to adapt to these harsh conditions. Even so, trees can be severely damaged by the weight of compacted snow and thick layers of ice, leading to dangerous conditions for the tree’s health — and your own. Let’s look at some […]

Ascochyta Leaf Blight: What is it and How Can You Get Rid of it?

americanarbor September 14, 2022
What is Ascochyta leaf blight? Ascochyta leaf blight is very common disease that affects Kentucky bluegrass. It is also problematic for tall fescue and perennial ryegrass, among others, but it seems to affect Kentucky bluegrass most often. It can develop overnight, leaving your lawn looking drought-stressed and dead. Although it may seem intimidating, Ascochyta leaf […]

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