Plant A Tree This Arbor Day

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With Arbor Day fast approaching, why not celebrate by planting a tree? Here are some tips and resources for selecting the right tree along with information about maintenance and care.

Tree Selection

The City of Lone Tree prohibits planting the emerald ash tree. The best tree selections take into consideration the mature size of proposed trees as well as the features of the planting location. Please consider trees found on the Front Range Tree Recommendation List. Trees are rated and recommended based on their ability to grow along the Front Range.

Tree Planting & Care

The average life of a tree in Colorado is less than 12 years. You can improve the health and survival of your new tree with proper planting. Check out the extensive guides prepared by the Colorado State University Extension about gardening and tree care in Colorado. Guides cover everything from planting techniques to ongoing maitenence.