Heavy Japanese Beetle Numbers Expected This Year

One insect, 300 target plants. That’s the reality when dealing with Japanese beetles (JP), especially in boom years, like the one predicted in 2017. This half-inch beetle with a voracious appetite prefers rose plants and linden trees, but has been observed defoliating over 300 different types of plant and tree species. Warming Front Range soils Read More …

Tree experts urge patience – Highlands Ranch Tree Service

Greenery takes a beating as weather makes sharp turns – Highlands Ranch Herald If a cold snap last November wasn’t enough, Mother’s Day really took a toll on trees across Douglas County, experts say. Just as hackberries, honey locust and ash trees were trying to leaf out for spring, a drastic freeze set them back. Read More …