Tree Care along the Denver Front Range
Fact: There are maybe only 4 tree species native to the Front Range and eastern plains of Colorado. None of these trees are wide spread across the area. Most are found along rivers or in isolated locations.
How then is it possible... to have so many trees
It took me along time to figure this out... but the answer became obvious, Bluegrass! Everyone wants a nice lawn... and the only way to have one is by supplemental irrigation. Trees are generally planted in the lawn... thus a mutually beneficial situation was created. We want grass... so we water grass and the trees come along for the ride!
When we plant trees... we are making an investment in money and time. With proper species selection and location... your investment can appreciate in value over time.
Choosing the right tree in the beginning...
Key tree selection considerations are...
These are the top questions to answer before you purchase and plant a new tree. Too often trees have to be destroyed... because careful thought was not given prior to planting. Not only do we lose a valuable tree... but we're also out the 20 to 30 years it took to grow it. Most folks only have three or four... 20 year time spans in which they can see a tree grow to its fullest potential. Invest your time and money wisely!
What are the five most important tree care topics? Find out by visiting the Tree Care Links to the right..
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Article written by: Kevin Jones, President - Jones Tree & Lawn Inc.
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