Garden Pests in Colorado High Country
Your high country garden is under attack by Deer, by small rodents, by insect pests, bears; one rodent is just as bad as the next. We have 23 species of rodents in the Colorado high country and the all love to eat you garden. Dear and Bear can be deterred using water based motion trigger systems. Call Nordic gardens to have systems installed at your garden. Some people believe ZEST soap hung off a tree in a sack will deterred the deer. Rodents have almost on effective deterrent system other then garden cats. Plants purchased at local retailers are a rodent delicacy and may only last one night. In the morning you return to all flowers chewed to the ground. Nordic gardens plants vegetation rodents choose to pass up. Insect threats can include aphids and beetles, mites, slugs; generally we are fungus free unless you are over watering. Aphids will attack trees and lupines, honeysuckle shrubs. Aphids suck the juices out to the live leaves to the point that they defoliate. In some cases ant farms can actually farm aphid colony. Mites will do the same as aphids but they are more spiders like and they will spin webs and suck the plant dry. Call Nordic Gardens to have this problem addressed using organic solutions. The lodge pole pine, the spruce, pines; all fur trees are now under attack by the beetle threat. An invasion has been hitting the Colorado high country for over 10 years now, and the damage is easy to see.