Arborist Blog with Questions and Answers Gilbert's Tree Service and Landscaping Colorado Springs Pueblo CO


What is a Certified Arborist

An arborist is trained in the science and art of caring for and maintaining plants and trees. Certification involves an official assessment of an arborist's knowledge and competence to provide proper tree care. The certified arborists at Gilbert's Tree Service, Inc. are also required to maintain certification by remaining up to date on the latest techniques in arboriculture.

Is Financing Available?

Gilbert's Tree Service and Landscaping offers financing and special payment plans for seniors. Talk to your representative about our 50/50% financing.

When should I fertilize my trees?

Oak, elm and most deciduous hardwood trees require annual fertilization. Depending on age and condition, different species have different needs. A thick ground cover of fallen leaves provides a good supply of nutrients to a tree for several months. Trees in urban areas can derive nutrition from planted shrubs or grass. Consult Gilbert's Tree Service, Inc. staff for more details.

Why does my tree have black spots on the leaves?

Tar spot is a common cosmetic condition that is unsightly, but does not harm a tree and is usually cyclical. For a professional opinion regarding the health of your trees in Colorado Springs contact us at (719) 382-3362.

When should I prune my tree?

Most trees can be pruned year round in accordance with flowering and fruit production cycles. Certain trees require canopy reduction following a flowering period and not before.

What is done with the wood following a tree removal?

Gilbert's Tree Service, Inc. can cut your tree into firewood or remove it from your property as desired.

Does Gilbert's Tree Service, Inc. have regular maintenance packages?

Yes, we provide the Colorado Springs area and surrounding regions with seasonal tree care packages that include a complete line of tree care services. If your question wasn't answered here call the tree experts in Colorado Springs at (719) 382-3362.



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