Why remove a dead tree? Factors to consider
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by TracyPrice
1M ago
Ever wonder when to remove a dead tree? There are several less than obvious reasons to consider when deciding when to remove a dead tree. Read below to consider some of these reasons. They are not as obvious as you might think. Reasons Why to Remove a Dead Tree First, dead trees eventually drop many, […] The post Why remove a dead tree? Factors to consider appeared first on ..read more
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Nutritional Benefits of Cranberries
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by TracyPrice
2M ago
The benefits of cranberries are sometimes not obvious. They are a small, sour and bitter berry that is not talked about much. During the winter holiday season someone usually serves cranberries. Most people associate cranberries with the dreaded cranberry sauce; however, cranberries are much more versatile then just for sauce. The nutritional benefits of cranberries […] The post Nutritional Benefits of Cranberries appeared first on ..read more
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Tree Diversity
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by TracyPrice
3M ago
I wonder how much tree diversity is on the earth? I usually frequent a forest dominated by large Beech and Sycamore trees. Although they dominate this forest, fall leaves tell a different story. I want to learn more about how many tree species there are. I did some research, and I found some great resources. […] The post Tree Diversity appeared first on ..read more
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Lower Bear Trail – Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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by TracyPrice
4M ago
Lower Bear Trail is a hidden gem in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The trail is definitely worth checking out next time you are in town. Read on to find out more. And forgive me for the terrible angle on the photo above. Good grief; I should know better! Reasons to Try Lower Bear Trail First, the […] The post Lower Bear Trail – Steamboat Springs, Colorado appeared first on ..read more
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Removing Trees with Cracks
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by TracyPrice
8M ago
Removing trees with cracks can be dangerous. Trees with large cracks are at risk of failure. This one is a good case in point. The neighbor called and asked me if I had seen the limbs down on the large poplar tree that sits on our joint fence line. The above photo is the tree […] The post Removing Trees with Cracks appeared first on ..read more
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Cattails: Friend or Foe?
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by TracyPrice
9M ago
Cattails are one of those things that remind me of some interesting dried flower arrangement. The flowering "tail" is the taller part. The tail is used before it goes to seed. Cattails grow quite easily in wetlands, wet areas, and disturbed areas. Read on to find out whether these plants are actually as good for […] The post Cattails: Friend or Foe? appeared first on ..read more
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Wood Debris Disposal
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by TracyPrice
9M ago
Wood debris disposal is a part of our everyday operations. I doubt most people consider the implications of disposing of wood chips, rotten and diseased wood, and large logs. They just magically disappear from the job site. Some clients think that we sell their wood and make lots of money. This is not the case. […] The post Wood Debris Disposal appeared first on ..read more
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Mica Basin Trail – Mt. Zirkel Wilderness
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by TracyPrice
1y ago
On a recent trip to Steamboat Springs Colorado, I hiked almost everyday. Getting outside and moving is so good for the soul. The Mica Basin Trail is located at the end of Seedhouse Road. The area is rather crowded, but few people hike this particular trail. Beginning of Mica Basin Trail The Mica Basin Trail […] The post Mica Basin Trail – Mt. Zirkel Wilderness appeared first on ..read more
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Black Slime on Trees: Bacterial Wetwood or Slime Flux
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by TracyPrice
1y ago
It is not uncommon to see black slime on a tree trunk. I've done lot's of posts on trunk wounds and how they can be an indicator of root or tissue problems. I was out walking a couple of weeks ago. I heard a loud crash close by. On my way home, I saw what […] The post Black Slime on Trees: Bacterial Wetwood or Slime Flux appeared first on ..read more
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Tree Inspections
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by TracyPrice
1y ago
Tree inspections are usually part of tree care estimates. When we provide an estimate, we always do a visual inspection. Visual inspections from the ground can reveal faulty areas such as trunk or branch damage. Damaged areas are always more prone to failure. Visual inspections from the ground can indicate that a more thorough inspection […] The post Tree Inspections appeared first on ..read more
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