Have you heard the radio commercials about the emerald ash borer insecticide treatments? This means two things. Either the EAB is an immediate threat to ash trees or the insecticide company is taking a profit making opportunity by advertising. There is a little truth in both. Your course of action depends on where you live in the Front Range. Next, get informed about the EAB. A good source for tree health information is the Colorado State Extension Service. They recommend a straightforward four step approach to tree pest management...read more
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This little wasp might slow the spread of the emerald ash borer (EAB) in Colorado. Last year the Colorado Department of Agriculture, the City of Boulder and the US Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service released a stingless wasp to target the emerald ash borer (EAB) in Boulder. The name of the wasp is the Tetrastichus planipennisi. They are native to North Asia. The wasp is a natural predator of the EAB...read more
The heavy snow on Mothers Day last week broke branches and toppled trees across the city. The snow was able to accumulate on the branches since most trees in Denver had leafed out. Weak branches snapped and fell into the yards and streets across the city. It would be interesting to calculate the cost and manhours needed to clean up the yards and streets after...read more
The emerald ash borer (EAB) was discovered in Boulder County in September 2013. This created great concern in Colorado because the EAB is responsible for the deaths of tens of millions of ash trees in the eastern half of the U.S. Ash trees make up about 15 percent of the urban tree forest in the Colorado front range. The Denver Metro Area alone has over...read more
About ten years ago, the bushes in front of this house looked like the picture above. It was spring and the leafs were dried out and brown. It was assumed the bushes were dead. One bush was dug up, put it in a large pot and placed it in an out of way spot in the yard. A replacement bush was purchased and planted...read more