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A Wild and Wacky January!

January is a month that surprises us. It is one of the driest months of the year, but in many ways it is the most exciting. January 2017 has set many records for both Mountain High and the Pikes Peak region. Record breaking winds peaking over 100 mph hit on January 9 and 10 toppling […]

Employee of the Year – Kara Jahn

Congratulations Kara Jahn for receiving the Employee of the Year award! This award was not easy to receive not to mention there was a lot of competition! Kara’s can do attitude, not to mention all of the knowledge that Kara has, makes her invaluable to MHTree. Rain, snow, hail, or sun, she’s as reliable as […]

Getting your yard ready for spring!

With warmer weather and the spring fertilization season just around the corner, it’s a good idea to invest a little time getting your yard ready for the season. Here are a few tips on what you can do now to prepare your yard for spring. Walk your yard: Before you start to do any yard […]

It’s Almost Spring!

Welcome to “almost spring” everyone!   We know that spring is still several weeks away, but as usual, we have begun sending out your Plant Health Care (PHC) Proposals for 2017. Please take a look at your proposals and call us if you have any questions.  Many of our treatments are time sensitive so please […]

Dog Damage to Lawns – What Can You Do?

Dog Damage to Lawns Those of us who own dogs see our beloved four legged friends as family, but just like a kid, having dogs means some extra work beyond the normal care and love all dogs need and crave. One of often unexpected issues with owning a dog is the damage they do to […]

Winter Lawn Care Tips

While the winter months is not a normal time to think about lawn care, there are a few things everyone can do to keep lawns in the best condition possible for greening up when spring arrives. Ice-melt and Salt Damage: Icy walks are treacherous and some salt or other ice-melt products are needed to prevent […]

Wrapping trees for Winter – it helps!

Wrapping young and/or thin barked trees in the winter is helpful to prevent sunscald in the winter. Trunk wrapping paper provides a layer of protection from the large temperature shifts and intense southwestern sun exposure we experience in the winter. Preventing trunk damage ensures your trees vascular system will be able to move water, sugar, […]

Pine Wilt Disease found in Scotch and Austrian Pines

As winter approaches, dead Scotch and Austrian Pines have been appearing with more frequency in Colorado Springs. The culprit has been found to be the Pinewood nematode, a native to North America. It does not generally cause mortality in native Pines, but in exotic Pines it causes a fatal wilt disease. It can be deadly […]

Winter Lawn Maintenance Tips:

While the winter months is not a normal time to think about lawn care, there are a few things everyone can do to keep lawns in the best condition possible for greening up when spring arrives. Keep Lawn Areas Clean: It is not uncommon for items to be left out and forgotten about once the […]