If you have had a chance to read our last blog, then you already know that there are certain times when you should definitely turn to a professional for tree care in Vail, CO. To recap, we’ve already talked about a few signs that indicate the need for expert help, including bark that is missing or damaged, dead branches or a tree that sprouts no leaves in the spring. The following is a list of our last few signs that indicate the need for professional care:

  • Mushroom growth – Mushrooms and other fungi sustain themselves by feeding on decay, and their presence is a clear indicator that a tree’s roots have started to rot. Without a healthy root system, the tree is much more likely to split apart or fall, because a tree’s roots are what hold its weight and deliver nutrients.
  • Unusual insect activity – Although some insects actually keep your tree healthy, there are other species that can effectively destroy your tree. For instance, there are certain kinds of beetles that lay their eggs inside the bark. This will cause trouble with the way that nutrients flow throughout the tree. Signs of unusual insect activity include discoloration or leaves with chew marks.
  • Recent changes on or around your property – There are many changes to your property that could hurt your trees. Whether it be sewer line services, sidewalk repairs or soil leveling –it is a good idea to have a tree care professional look for damage after the work has been completed.

If you notice any of the above signs, don’t ignore it and move on, turn to the experts at Mesa Turf Masters! Contact us today to get your free quote.