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In the heat of the summer, we're very aware that some plants take the heat better than others - and that some need more water than others to stay perky. Mother Nature reminds us through soaring temps that we need sustainable plants that are heat-lovers, aren't super thirsty - and also do their job of catering to pollinators who are active this time of year.

July and early August are prime hummingbird feeding times. Rufous hummingbirds (the coppery-colored ones with attitude) are traveling through, and the broadtails, calliopes and black-throated hummingbirds are preparing to migrate south so need lots of fuel for their travels. Does your garden offer flowers that will provide them with natural and more nourishing food than just plain sugar water?

Bees and bumblebees are also most active in the heat of summer. We need them around to help vegetables and fruits produce abundant yields, so we need to offer them a wide assortment of summer-blooming perennial flowers and groundcovers.

Luckily in Colorado, there's a wide range of perennial flowers that thrive in the extremes of summer, providing color and wildlife benefits during our hottest, driest months.
Try some of these altitude-hardy plants from Plant Select® that are native and adapted to the Rockies and southwestern U.S.:
Hyssops (Agastaches) - pictured below: This group of southwestern native perennials come in a range of colors and sizes, blooming from July through early frost. Sunset hyssop (A. rupestris) is one of the most dependable, and has orange/pink tubular flowers with narrow, blue-green leaves that smell like root beer when crushed. It grows to about 2' tall and 12-16" wide.
Penstemons: Most penstemons bloom early in the summer, but Bridges' penstemon (P. rostriflorus) is just getting going in the heat of summer. The orangey-red flowers are narrow and tubular, just perfect for hummingbirds' tongues, and the stems are wispy and airy. This is a cold-hardy, long-lived summer-blooming penstemon growing 28-32" tall and about 24" wide. As with most penstemons, be sure to plant Bridges' penstemon in a well-drained soil with moderate to low amounts of organic matter.
Orange Carpet®: Another hummingbird favorite is Orange Carpet® hummingbird trumpet (Zauschneria garrettii), a selection from northern Idaho that forms a low-growing mat of medium green and is covered with 2" orange-colored, trumpet-shaped flowers in midsummer. Very cold hardy and long-lived, Orange Carpet® will spread to 2' wide or more but is less than 8" tall. This heat-loving groundcover will thrive in most sunny spots with good drainage. Try planting it on the edge of a rock wall so it can cascade over the edge.
There is still time in this growing season to plant these and other perennials that do more than sit pretty. Perennials that multi-task add outdoor beauty, provide food for pollinators and thrive in the heat without requiring an abundance of water. We all probably need more of them in our yards.
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Fertilize your trees! Our hard-packed clay soils have little to no organic or nutrient content, so your trees will love a boost! https://mountainhightree.com/plant-health-care/tree-shrub-fertilization/
Mountain High Tree, Lawn & Landscape Co. provides quality Fertilizer for trees and shrubs in Denver and the Front Range.
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Need lawn fertilization or tree removal? We have you covered.
5717 W 11th Ave, Lakewood, CO 80214
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Read why you NOT to use Weed & Feed products this spring in our blog here:
https://mountainhightree.com/2015/02/weed-and-feed-for-lawns-5-reasons-not-to-use-it/
Weeds typically are only in 5-10% of your lawn area, so we don't recommend using herbicides on your entire lawn. Instead we recommend hand-weeding or spot
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Looking for a Denver lawn service to help fertilize your lawn? We use the best lawn fertilizers, made just for our Colorado climate, so that your lawn will thrive: https://mountainhightree.com/lawn-care/#fertilization
Mountain High Tree, Lawn & Landscape Co. provides exceptional lawn care in Denver and the Front range. Our Lawn Services include: Lawn Care Services and
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Ralph Bronk was on 9news this morning talking about how to protect our trees from heavy snow loads this weekend, check it out: http://www.9news.com/weather/preparing-for-the-spring-storm/134013863
As the storm enters the front range, a spokesman with Xcel Energy told 9NEWS on Thursday that out-of-state utility crews are headed to Colorado to assist with storm efforts.
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We have tons of mulch from all of our tree trimmings – 100% recycled and organic, check out our mulch colors and pricing:
Mountain High Tree, Lawn & Landscape Co. provides Organic Mulch in Denver and the Front range. Our Mulch is sustainable and locally made from 100% recycled
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Looking for Organic Fertlization for your lawn in Denver? We have you covered!
https://mountainhightree.com/lawn-care/organic-fertilization/
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Looking for organic lawn fertilization service in Denver? Our lawn service is pollinator-friendly and safe for your pets and family. Learn more at:
https://mountainhightree.com/lawn-care/organic-fertilization-with-natures-way-tm/
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Denver Tree Fertilization is the best thing you can do for your trees! Let our Denver Arborists recommend the best treatment for your trees to help them thrive: 
https://mountainhightree.com/plant-health-care/tree-shrub-fertilization/
Mountain High Tree, Lawn & Landscape Co. provides quality Fertilizer for trees and shrubs in Denver and the Front Range.
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Did you know that tree fertilization is one of the most overlooked things you can do for your trees? Denver and other Front Range soils are not typically fertile. Instead, they are often hard-packed clay that has little or no organic or nutrient content. To combat this condition, Mountain High has developed a proven regimen that includes a very slow-release fertilizer plus bio stimulants such as Mycorrhizae and other beneficial fungi, plus Yuccah to enhance root absorption and uptake. Learn more about our Denver Tree Fertilization services here: https://mountainhightree.com/plant-health-care/tree-shrub-fertilization/
Mountain High Tree, Lawn & Landscape Co. provides quality Fertilizer for trees and shrubs in Denver and the Front Range.
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Looking for mulch in Denver? We have bulk mulch, and it's 100% organic and locally-made from our recycled tree trimming branches – we deliver or you can pick up at our Lakewood location. View our mulch colors and pricing here: https://mountainhightree.com/mulch/
Mountain High Tree, Lawn & Landscape Co. provides Organic Mulch in Denver and the Front range. Our Mulch is sustainable and locally made from 100% recycled
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5717 W 11th Ave Lakewood, CO 80214
5717 West 11th AvenueUSColoradoLakewood80214
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"The folks at Mountain High Tree have the best prices for the best services."
"Definitely the best customer service and lawn care in the Denver area!"
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Bob Nestel
in the last week
I've used this company on three occasions in the last two years and the work was done quickly and competently. Last year they took down several 70 ft cottonwoods using just ropes and saws. Amazing. It took a couple days, but another company said it would take over a week. Then we needed emergency work this spring when a tree fell on the house and they came out that day. The arborist who does the estimates (Bill Tillapaugh) is practical about what should be done and what to leave alone. He is easy to work with. Cost was lower than the other bids. Only downside, sometimes they get backlogged on non-emergency work so it can take weeks to get that done.
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S. Avila
a week ago
I recently purchased a home and was completely lost when it came to lawn care. I called around to a few places before calling Mountain High. I spoke with Kathy and she was incredibly helpful from the start. She made sure that my questions were answered. She gave me pricing information, which other companies refused to do until they came out to my home. She offered to have someone out the following week and even gave me a follow up call to remind me when their crew would be out and assured me if I had any questions I could give her a call. Definitely the best customer service and lawn care in the Denver area!
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Vicky Spelman
in the last week
I would like to give a shout-out to Mountain High Tree about one of their employees - Mike! Mike does the weed spray for my commercial property located off Federal. He takes pride in his job – always does a professional job by notifying me when he will be there (I have to unlock a gate), always handles the spray correctly and with care. I hope the folks at Mountain High Tree know they have a valuable employee working for them!
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Melissa Solano
3 weeks ago
I really appreciated that Danielle Solano was very helpful on helping me understanding my bill. She was very patient with me since I was very confused
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Robert Duran
a week ago
Great customer service! Called in to get an estimate for tree trimming as well as the health of my trees & lawn and spoke to a young lady by the name of Kathy in the office who answered all my questions advised me of their wait time for all services as well as discounts and offers they had for new customers. Explained the different lawn programs they had available and promised to have an arborist call me for the trimming estimate. I met the arborist a few days later and he was amazing. Walked the property with me, talked about the concerns I had on some of my trees and gave me a great price to trim the trees. Great experience so far
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Debbie Wheeler
3 weeks ago
Thank you all at Mountain High Tree! Darren and the crew that trimmed our trees did a great job! The clean up was awesome, it was like they had never been there. Kara and Danielle, thank you and all the office staff for their help; you guys have a lot of knowledge also. I loved the service all the way around, thinking that I will try their lawn service next year. I will use their service again and highly recommend Mountain High Tree.
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Sandy Graham
in the last week
Vince and Angel aerated our lawn this morning and were complete professionals in every regard. Vince hand aerated parts of our back lawn where we have an underground dog fence. And he even asked if I wanted him to seed a barren patch of our back lawn where our kids' swing set used to be. I said I needed to weed it first and he said he'd be glad to do that, too! (I ended up declining Vince's kind offers because we're considering putting a fire pit there.) Vince and I also had a nice chat about what a great company Ralph runs and how he and Craig Little are so knowledgeable about everything related to trees, lawns, shrubs, flowers and landscaping. Vince said he and Angel LOVE working for Mountain High -- and it shows. Thanks to both of them for a job well done! Blair Johnson (using my wife's Google account)
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Monique Medina
a week ago
I had a great experience our yard is beautiful!!! thank you so much kara :) I would highly recommend this company. Very profession and friendy!