​Dangers to Your Lawn and Denver Landscaping

americanarbor June 24, 2022
Seeding your lawn is something to do to your lawn and landscaping each spring and fall. Fall is typically the time you will add in new seed to your lawn and spring is the time to over-seed. Why? It is crucial to help your grass grow and become healthy after the harsh winter months. Learn […]

Denver Tree Pros Recommend Borer Treatments Now

americanarbor June 1, 2022
’Tis the season for specialty borer applications to rid your trees and shrubs of honey locust borers, black locust borers, and viburnum borers. Like all borer species, these pests lay their eggs in the bark and the larvae which hatch then burrow beneath the bark to feed. Heavy infestations will kill a tree. Unfortunately, infestations […]

Denver Tree Care Encyclopedia: The Bosnian Pine

americanarbor May 23, 2022
What does a Bosnian pine tree look like? The Bosnian pine is a slow-growing tree that reaches heights of 50 to 70 feet when it’s fully mature. The spread of its branches can span 10 to 15 feet in width, making the shape of a Bosnian pine tree tall and narrow. Their pine needles are […]

Denver Tree Care Encyclopedia: Kentucky Coffee Tree

americanarbor May 23, 2022
It got its name from early Kentucky settlers who thought the tree’s seeds looked like coffee beans, and they used them to build railway sleeper cars. Kentucky coffee trees can be found in backyards and parks throughout the Midwest, and they’re also scattered throughout Colorado. Let’s take a closer look at these trees and what […]

What Types of Grass Grow Best in Denver?

americanarbor May 23, 2022
Let’s look at the types of grass that grow best in Denver and what qualities you should look for when purchasing grass for your yard. What Qualities Should You Look For? Denver weather can be unpredictable, and your grass will need to be hearty enough to handle it. For your grass to thrive in Denver, […]

8 Questions to Ask When Hiring an Arborist

americanarbor May 23, 2022
1. How Are Their Reviews? As with any service provider, online reviews will tell the full story. A reputable company with plenty of gold stars beside its name has earned those reviews, and will be more likely to do a stand-up job. Read through the customer reviews to see how satisfied they were with the […]

The Best Seasons to Plant Trees in Denver

americanarbor April 20, 2022
Planting a tree will positively impact the world around you, and with careful planning, a new tree will likely outlive its owner. By carefully following a few steps, you can successfully plant a tree on your property that will benefit the health of your family and community for years to come. While mature trees can […]

The Best Trees to Plant in Denver

americanarbor March 21, 2022
Bosnian Pine The Bosnian Pine is a low-maintenance evergreen that is great for separating homesites and creating wind barriers. They grow best in zones 4 to 8, and they produce lovely bluish-purple cones that eventually turn brown. These trees can handle harsh winters and all kinds of soil, so they’re very easy to maintain, and […]

Denver Landscaping Service Discounts End March 31!

americanarbor March 19, 2021
March 31 unofficially benchmarks the end of winter and the start of spring, regardless of the spring equinox and what Mother Nature might have to say. That’s when we focus determinedly on spring and summer and put away our winter gear. That’s when a Denver homeowner’s focus turns to landscaping. And more importantly – that’s […]

Seasonal Shrub Pruning

americanarbor March 17, 2021
To ensure your shrubs are looking their best and produce full and plentiful flowers, it’s important to prune them at the right time of the season. Here are some guidelines for the best times to prune your shrubs. Early SummerEvergreen shrubs, such as yews, juniper, and boxwood should be trimmed in the early summer.  Flowering shrubs, […]

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