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We make sure your tree is properly fed with all the essential macro and micro nutrients without spiking the soil NPK levels and disrupting soil PH levels. The organically derived product we use, Biorush Organic ® , containing humic acids, beneficial bacteria (Bacillus, Pseudomonas, & Streptomyces), beneficial Trichoderma fungi, sea kelp, yucca plant, amino acids, chelated iron, potassium, magnesium, manganese, biotin, folic acid, Vitamin B, B2, B3, B6, B7, B12, and C.
Deep Root Fertilization also aerates and hydrates the soil temporarily. This treatment is ideally done biannually, in early spring and fall above freezing temperatures, but can be performed any time during the growing season.
In most cases, a more effective treatment with less environmental impact for emerald ash borer, mountain pine beetle, IPS engraver beetle, and other pesticide applications compared to soil injections and bark/foliage spraying heights. We also offer nutrient supplementation trunk injections although we prefer deep root fertilization and soil amendments for most cases.
Treatment for deciduous trees can start once a majority of leaves are present , and treatment for conifers can start as soon as temperature levels are consistently warm. Trunk Injection treatments are preventative and should be preformed as early before pest presence occurs. Once a pest is present, there is a less likely chance of application success rate, and there may need to be additional spraying.
Have any unwanted insect, arachnid, fungi, and/or bacteria damaging your trees and shrubs? We offer Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs that will help your plants fend them off while using specifically targeting, minimal toxicity, pollinator friendly pesticides, protecting bees and other pollinators supporting your landscape.
Any questions about pest and disease identification can be asked during a consultation or possibly with a quality image sent to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Did you know that mycorrhizal fungi are considered the "second roots" of a plant, have compatibility with 90% of land plants, and are considered as part of an essential factor for optimal plant health? They help trees/plants absorb locked nutrients from the soil, retain water, help capture carbon in the soil, along with many other wondrous benefits!
Please allow us to properly establish mycorrhizae connections with your tree/shrub roots in early spring through fall before the dormant season arrives, it can take 1-2 months for mycorrhizae to establish. Other soil amendments we offer are for salt damaged soils and soils with a PH imbalance.
We offer complimentary estimates! For Deep Root Fertilization/Mycorrhizal/Soil Amendments, Trunk Injections, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), we prefer to set up an appointment to meet in person so we can provide the most accurate quote.
Often times we can give a rough service cost estimate and help with pest and disease identification through quality images and a DBH measurement. Always feel free to text a picture(s) of the trees you would like cared for to (970) 775-8877 or
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Is your tree improperly planted or suffering from girdling roots? Allow us to help out by carefully excavating around the root collar and possibly removing girdling roots that may be hindering the tree's health/growth.
Too much soil, mulch, and/or other materials covering a tree's root collar can lead to an abundance of moisture around the base of the trunk (aiding fungal/bacterial decay), preventing proper soil aeration, and causing girdling root growth patterns.
Drought stress and improper watering can be a major concern for trees in this regions, especially non-native trees. Please take action and the time to give your trees what they need and follow this watering guideline to help out.
Please utilize this list comprised by Colorado State University research data to help you decide the right tree to pick out for your landscape, or you can ask us in person about our favorite trees!
We recommend a 2" layer of arborist mulch starting around (but not touching) the base of your tree/shrub and extending to the drip line/edge of canopy coverage or a few feet past. The chipped woody material and leaves that make up arborist mulch help retain moisture in the soil, prevent wind and sun from damaging top soil, help aerate the soil, slowly release nutrients into the soil, and allow mycorrhizae fungi along with other beneficial microbes to thrive due to the organic matter and optimum growing environment. Be aware that mulches made from a tree that hosted a fungal/bacterial disease have a chance of transferring that disease to the tree planned for mulch beds. Example: mulch from an apple tree infected with fire blight can infect a different,healthy apple tree when layered near it. unfortunately, we do not offer mulch layering services. In the right conditions, we may be able to dump mulch at your property while completing tree trimming/removal services. Otherwise, consider picking up or having mulch delivered from local landscaping companies such as Mountain Vista or Hageman/Ewing. For more inquiries about mulch, please email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Hazel Dell Mushrooms is a local organic mushroom farm in Fort Collins, CO that produces high quality hardwood saw dust and mycelium based compost at $15 for ~1/2 cubic yard. Applied yearly, this nutrient rich, manure-free compost mixed with arborist wood chips and layered 1"-2" in height around your tree(s) [at least to the drip line of the tree(s)] is a great step to prevent nutrient deficiencies and increase water retention in the soil around your tree(s). CSU soil testing shows this compost as a considerable source of organic matter, nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, manganese, and copper. Other DIY options include making your own kitchen scrap compost or leaf mould from your landscape. Northern Colorado Tree Service unfortunately does not offer mulching or compost-layering, but we encourage you to inquiry Hazel Dell. For third party mulching/compost-layering suggestions please email: email@example.com .