As the first few warm days of spring bring forth the promise of enjoying the outdoors for things like bike riding, hiking, camping and playing golf, it is also time to get ready to spend time on your property doing things like grilling, gardening, and lawn mowing. Mowing falls into a large spectrum for people. […]
Tree Top Times
Trees: Once again, the weather this early spring has driven how we care for our landscapes. The first three months of 2017 have been very dry and much warmer than normal so we have been telling everyone to get outside and water their landscapes. Over the last two weeks we have begun to see the […]
The time is right to start caring for your lawn:
Early spring is the time to get a jump on getting a happy and healthy lawn for the entire season. A good green-up in the spring will help with root development and will allow the yard to fill in any winter damage more quickly. By acting now, your lawn will also be much better prepared […]
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 […]
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 […]
Time to Get Ready for Winter Vole Season
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 […]
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 […]