Hydrate Your Colorado Trees in Fall

Colorado experienced an abnormally hot summer and an unseasonably mild fall in 2018. But a few weeks into October, temperatures dropped quickly and soon much of the Front Range was covered by its first snowfall of the season. Residents rejoiced at the powdery precipitation, fully expecting cooler temperatures to finally settle in across much of…

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Leaves Falling: Nature’s Miracle

Much of the United States suffered through a long, hot summer, with landscapes suffering from the heat and drought conditions. As homeowners anxiously await the arrival of autumn, so do the lawns, trees, and shrubs that have endured the harsh stress of Mother Nature over the last few months. With some trees, and even lawns,…

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The Fight Against Boxwood Blight

Boxwoods are an extremely popular shrub for homeowners. They’re easy to maintain, resistant to deer, and grow well in a variety of conditions. However, they now have one weakness: bloxwood blight. In the late 1990’s, this previously unseen disease began to hit boxwoods in Europe. It made the jump to North America in 2011 and…

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Bracing for the Storm

The rains of Hurricane Florence have already begun to reach the shores of the Carolinas and residents are seeking shelter and preparing for the arrival of the now category 2 hurricane. With winds that could reach 110 mph, storm surge of up to 13 feet and up to 40 inches of rainfall predicted, this storm has the potential…

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A tree so revered it needs a bodyguard

Unless you’ve visited China or are fascinated by its storied history, chances are you’ve never heard of Huangshan, a mountain range in eastern China. Huangshan, which means “Yellow Mountain,” has become a tourist destination for its majestic scenery, rousing sunsets, soaring granite peaks and the ability to literally stand in the clouds. Artists and poets…

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Olive Trees Battle Dangerous Bacteria

According to the website The Olive Oil Source, the olive is among the oldest known cultivated trees in the world, dating back to before written language was created. Native to Asia Minor, it spread from Iran, Syria, and Palestine before moving on to the rest of the Mediterranean basin some 6,000 years ago. While these…

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Brooks and Barber Tree Management Merges with SavATree

Bedford Hills, NY—June 27, 2018—SavATree, a leading provider of expert tree, shrub, and lawn care services, has announced the acquisition of Brooks and Barber Tree Management in Bedminster, Pennsylvania. This will expand the reach of SavATree’s existing Bucks County branch, allowing them to better serve landscape stewards throughout southeastern Pennsylvania. Brooks and Barber was founded…

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