Get the Scoop

Splintered Forest Blog

EAB in ash tree

How to get rid of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) on your property

January 18, 2024

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Solutions: Safeguarding the Trees on Your Property from the Threat The threat of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has become a major issue for many residents in the Denver Metro area within the last few years. The […]

Read More →
EAB beetle with wings spread

From Egg to Invading: The Full Emerald Ash Borer Life Cycle

January 18, 2024

Plant Health Care and the Emerald Ash Borer Life Cycle in Colorado Ash Trees From Egg to Invading:  The Full Emerald Ash Borer Life Cycle The Emerald Ash Borer or more commonly referred to as EAB goes through many cycles […]

Read More →
green shiny emerald ash borer invasive beetle insect species, named for this because they kill ash trees by laying eggs and boring into the bark

What you need to know about EAB injections

August 8, 2023

Emerald ash borer (commonly referred to as EAB) is an insect that was introduced to North America in the 1990s (native to Asia).  Due to the millions of ash trees that EAB has killed, it is now considered the most […]

Read More →
emerald ash borer beetle marking on tree's inner lining.

Identifying Emerald Ash Borer Signs of Damage | Advice From Splintered Forest Tree Services

September 30, 2022

Emerald ash borer, or EAB as it is commonly referred to, is an emerald green beetle that feeds on ash species of trees. What do you need to about EAB? Will this pesky little beetle harm your trees? Here’s everything […]

Read More →
Close Up of Tussock Moth

How To Recognize The Douglas-Fir Tussock Moth

May 7, 2024

Have you discovered a flurry of caterpillars on your tree? While this might not be an ordinary site, it could be a sign of a Douglas-Fir Tussock Moth infestation. While these creatures might seem harmless, they have the potential to […]

Read More →
Tussock Moth Caterpillar

What Are These Caterpillars? | Douglas-Fir Tussock Moth

May 7, 2024

As delicate and beautiful as they may initially appear, the Douglas-fir Tussock Moth (or more simply known as Tussock Moth), poses a significant threat to the lush greenery of our forests and our properties alike with their insatiable appetites. As […]

Read More →
Splintered Forest Trimming

Optimal Pruning Heights For Your Trees

April 15, 2024

Have you ever wondered what optimal tree pruning heights are? When deciding how high to prune your trees, it is easy to wonder how high they should actually be pruned. In many cases the height is completely up to the […]

Read More →
lotus tree canker

Nectria Canker In Honey Locust Trees

March 26, 2024

Nectria canker is a common problem found with honey locust trees that impacts not only the health of the tree, but its overall appearance as well.  This fungal infection can severely weaken the honey locust, causing dieback in the branches […]

Read More →
frost cracks on maple tree bark

Tree Frost Cracks

January 31, 2024

What Is A Frost Crack? Frost cracks are vertical splits in the bark of a tree and are most often associated with smoother barked trees. These cracks are common in young Maple trees and Sycamore or London-Plane Trees. Warming and […]

Read More →
identify spruce, pine and fir trees

Spruce, Pine and Fir Trees … How Can I Tell The Difference?

December 21, 2023

Spruce, Pine, Fir, and Douglas Fir Trees: A Guide to Distinguishing Evergreens Hardwoods vs Softwoods as Firewood In the realm of evergreen trees, the distinction between spruces, pines, firs, and Douglas firs may seem elusive, as they share the timeless […]

Read More →
Load More Stories...

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

Name(Required)
Splintered Forest Christopher Young

Christopher Young

Five Stars

Splintered Forest did a great job removing 2 very large trees in my backyard. They were very efficient and had the trees removed in 1/2 a day - which is probably due to the fact they had some amazing equipment (crane, trucks, etc.).

Splintered Forest Justin Matheny

Justin Matheny

Five Stars

The crew was incredibly efficient, skilled and professional. Would highly recommend and use them again in the future.

Splintered Forest Frazer Lockhart

Frazer Lockhart

Five Stars

This is a great company! ... They were quick to provide a clearly stated bid, then followed up with scheduling. When an opening occurred ahead of our scheduled date, they reached out to complete our job earlier. On-site they were professional and meticulous, working with high energy and real skill. It was a real pleasure to work with Splintered Forest. They are our new "go to" for any tree work.

Read More