All About Christmas Trees

The Christmas Tree

Unveiling the Tradition: Why Do We Have and Decorate Christmas Trees? Discover the enchanting origins and timeless traditions behind the beloved Christmas tree. Delve into the rich history that has made this iconic symbol an integral part of our festive celebrations.   Why do we have Christmas trees? The custom of having Christmas trees traces …

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What is the Difference Between Trimming and Pruning?

Tree Trimming Tree Pruning Question: What are the key differences between trimming and pruning when it comes to tree care?   Answer: Trimming and pruning are two essential techniques for maintaining the health and aesthetics of your trees. Trimming primarily involves the aesthetic aspect of tree care, where you trim overgrown branches and shrubs to …

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Safety Tips for Residential Snow Removal

Snow Removal Tips in Colorado Springs, CO

Safely Removing Snow from Residential Properties in Colorado Springs-Tips and Tricks for Safe Snow Removal Introduction Colorado Springs, located at the base of Pikes Peak, is known for its breathtaking mountain views and winter wonderland landscapes. However, with the beauty of the Colorado winter comes the responsibility of safely removing snow from residential properties. Snow …

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Tree Care Maintenance

Does Gilbert’s Tree & Landscape 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) 683-3437. Complete Tree Care Services The Essential …

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How much does tree trimming cost?

There are considerations to take in mind when assessing tree trimming/pruning costs. Variables to take into consideration include: For a free- no obligation quote- Contact Gilbert’s Tree Service Today! Complete Tree Care Services

Time to Prune

When should I prune my tree? Trees are not just essential for beautifying our landscapes; they also provide shade, oxygen, and a habitat for various wildlife. To keep them healthy and thriving, regular pruning is a crucial maintenance practice. However, pruning at the wrong time of the year can be detrimental to a tree’s growth …

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Trees with Spots

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) 683-3437.

Tree Fertilizer

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 …

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