Voles are particularly damaging during the winter months. Mountain High Tree can help you prepare so they don’t cause damage to your trees and lawn. What are Voles? Voles are small, mice-like rodents that can cause visible damage to your lawn and landscape plants. Voles reproduce rapidly and can breed at any time of the […]
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Fireblight – What to do?
Although this fall has been exceptionally warm, we know that the cold temperatures are right around the corner. The cold temperatures offer an opportunity to begin pruning trees and shrubs that are currently, or potentially, infected by various fungal and bacterial diseases. These diseases are less active in the dormant season, so the likelihood of […]
Fight the Mite!
Near Record September and October temperatures are exploding mite activity in the Denver Metro area! Mountain High can team with you to help prevent costly mite damage. A combination of late fall and winter watering along with sprays to reduce mite populations can save areas of turf. Mite information: Lawn areas that are west and […]
Be Prepared For Winter Mites
Winter mites are starting to appear as sprinkler systems are turned off and lawns dry out: The warm days and cold nights this October have caused mites to come out early. Lawn mite populations are already high, so damage is already starting in dry and sunny areas of lawns. As soon as the sprinkler systems […]
Tip of the Month – October Sprinklers
Tip of the month: October temperatures can dip overnight. Protect your irrigation system from sudden or overnight freeze to prevent costly damages. Shut off the water to your irrigation system (this valve is normally located inside the house). Open your petcock valve connected to your vacuum breaker. Drain the excess water at the shut off […]
Fall is Here!
The leaves are beginning to change and Mother Nature is putting on a show. As the caretakers of our landscapes we can assist our trees and shrubs in order to put on the best display of fall color possible. The key is water, which in Colorado is no surprise. Our trees require water to go […]
How to Keep Bugs Out of Your Home in the Denver and surrounding areas
Bugs not only affect your plants and lawn, but they also can make their way into your home. That’s why it’s important to know some effective ways to control pest invasions. At Mountain High Tree, Lawn & Landscape, we offer a perimeter pest control/bug barrier program that can stop bugs in their tracks. The five-application […]
How to “Revive” Your Soil in Denver
As temperatures heat up and conditions become arid, it’s not uncommon for your yard soil to become hard and dry, particularly in naturally dry places like Denver. This, in turn, makes it difficult for trees and plants to grow – even with proper watering – because the water isn’t penetrating enough. In fact, hard soil […]
Heat, pests, sprinklers and diseases!
The summer of 2016 is in full effect. We are racking up the 90 degree days, and our landscapes are beginning to suffer as a result. Insect populations are high with record numbers of Japanese Beetles, aphids, and mites showing up this season. The combination of insect damage and heat stress is enough to frustrate […]
Drought Stress and Damage Alert:
Drought Stress and Damage Alert: The July weather has hit lawns hard: Many lawns in the Denver area are showing heavy drought stress and insect damage. One of the first signs to look for beyond the brown spots in any stressed lawn is seeing if walking across it leaves easy to see footprints, or does […]