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Emerald ash borer is still a threat in Colorado

Emerald ash borer (or more commonly known as EAB) was first confirmed in Colorado in September of 2013, in the City of Boulder. For several years after, the beetle was a common news headline as cities across the state scurried to find solutions in an effort to protect their community ash trees from destruction. Approximately…

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Why we celebrate Arbor Day

For many of us across the United States, Arbor Day comes and goes with little fanfare or recognition. In fact, most people aren’t even aware of when and why it’s celebrated. The first official Arbor Day celebration took place way back on April 10th, 1872 – some 147 years ago. During this inaugural celebration, it was…

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Tree cabling and bracing after storm damage

When residents of Colorado experienced an unexpected blizzard exactly one week before the official start of spring, many were taken off guard. Temperatures had been gradually warming up leading up to this meteorological event, then plummeted as high winds (some hurricane strength) and heavy snowfall crippled much of the state. The aforementioned winds were unrelenting…

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5 safety tips for spring maintenance

The first day of spring is Wednesday, March 20. With much of the country experiencing cooler temperatures and even record snowfall this season (even Las Vegas saw some of the powdery white stuff) it’s no surprise that spring fever has certainly infected many residents across the nation. As we head into the spring of 2019,…

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Is AI about to take over your yard?

Taking care of your home’s landscape can be a tedious and exhausting task that rarely lessens during the heart of the season. And that season is long – typically stretching from early April until late-October. We all work long hours, which often limits our time with family and friends when the weekend finally rolls around.…

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Could a 2000 year old seed still sprout?

Archeological digs often unearth some amazing artifacts which provide a rare glimpse into the past and how generations before us lived. But could a two-thousand-year-old date tree seed still sprout? For thousands of years, the Judean Date Tree was an invaluable food source in the desert of the Kingdom of Judah, as well as providing…