3 Ways to Protect Your Trees from Winter Snow

By Brandy Brown | October 25, 2012

There was a question on YouTube about whether you should shake the tree limbs to get the heavy early season wet snow off of tree branches, like the kind of snow we had in Colorado this morning. We answered the question with a definite “yes” with a few more instructions as you’ll see in the […]

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Fall Tree Care in Boulder

By Brandy Brown | August 30, 2012

Fall is on it’s way, and in Boulder we know that fall is short lived here. It is, however, one of the most beautiful times of the year. The Aspens turn their beautiful golds, the Autumn Blaze Maples ignite into fire like oranges and the beloved White Ash trees bless us with tones of purples […]

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Tree Trimming: Raising Property Value and Helping the Earth

By Brandy Brown | July 19, 2012

In this stuggling economy where house values are dropping, trees are an easy solution to increasing the value of your home. The beauty of trees alone enhances the aesthetics of a property and can raise your property value anywhere between ten and twenty percent. A well chosen arbor landscape adds curb appeal to your home […]

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Keeping the Trails Safe

By Brandy Brown | July 13, 2012

Recently Blue River Forestry & Tree Care had the honor of working at Coot Lake in Boulder, CO. Heavy snows in the late fall and recent high wind storms have damaged trees along the path, that have made downed debris that was great for sticks for your dogs, but not so great for an afternoon […]

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Tree Care: The Benefits of Native Mulch

By Brandy Brown | June 14, 2012

Trees love mulch, young or old, it is a fact, trees love mulch. Flower beds love mulch, your garden loves mulch and those pesky weeds hate it. The benefits of placing mulch rings around your trees and in your garden is not only aesthically pleasing, it helps in the growth and vitality of your trees […]

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Tree Service: Caring for Cottonwoods

By Brandy Brown | March 20, 2012

The two most common types of Cottonwoods that live in Colorado are the Narrowleaf Cottonwood and the Plains Cottonwood. Cottonwoods are part of the Poplar family and in maturity are large, dense, beautiful giants that tower over our other smaller, common varieties of trees in Colorado. These regal trees hold much of Colorado’s history and […]

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