Most Common Trees in MN: Tree Identification 101

Minnesota is home to many beautiful species of trees. From the northern forests to the southern plains, there are 53 species of trees that are native to Minnesota. If you live in a suburban or rural area, you probably have several different species of trees living on and around your property, and if you want to keep them beautiful, it’s important to take steps to maintain their health.

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When To Prune Your Trees In Minnesota

Healthy trees are the cornerstone of a healthy yard and garden. To keep your trees strong and beautiful, you must perform a variety of services which include pruning away dead and dying branches, protecting them against pervasive pests such as Emerald Ash Borers, and stimulating healthy root growth. You may be able to complete some of these tasks on your own but trickier jobs, particularly those involving large trees, may require the work of a professional arborist.

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Best Fall Tree Health Care Tips

Trees are very important for providing shade throughout neighborhoods, and also act as a home to local wildlife in Minnesota. As winter comes and the colder temperatures are beginning however, it’s important to take care of your trees to make sure they stay healthy over the winter months and begin their growing season strong once springtime comes.

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How To Get Rid of Emerald Ash Borer Issues

When one hears the word “emerald”, you would automatically think it has to do with some priceless jewel. In the case of Emerald Ash Borer, also known as EAB, it signifies the destruction of one of our valuable natural resources.

EAB is a beetle so named for its wing covering that has an emerald appearance. They attack ash trees by laying eggs in tiny spaces created by the bark. When the eggs develop into larvae, they burrow into the tree’s trunk leading to what is known as emerald ash borer infestation.

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Importance of Fall Tree Care In Minnesota: Top Areas To Address

Nearly one-third of Minnesota, or 33%, is woody, with 53 native tree species. Minnesota is reliant on its woods in numerous ways. They aid in the purification of drinking water, the provision of habitat for a varied range of plants and animals, the supply of oxygen, the regulation of temperature, and the storage of atmospheric carbon. Wooded areas in the greater Twin Cities, MN metro area offer a lovely playground as well as a peaceful outdoor getaway.

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5 Reasons To Hire A Tree Company

One of the most wonderful things about living in the Twin Cities of Minnesota is how many beautiful types of trees we have. In fact, our area is home to more than two dozen tree species. How many other cities can say that?

In addition to being lovely to look at, our trees do so much for us. They shade us on sunny days, provide shelter for our native wildlife and most importantly, they enrich our neighborhoods and improve our quality of life.

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Best Tips For Summer Tree Care In MN

The chilly Minnesota spring temperatures have faded and the long-anticipated heat of the summer is now arriving. It’s the type of weather that pulls us outside, enjoying the sun, the warm breeze, and the thousands of lake networks. One of the most quintessential summer images is laying out on a blanket, under the shade of a nearby tree’s leafy canopy, enjoying a picnic with our family and friends.

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Spring Tree Planting: Tips And Tricks For Healthy Trees

Minnesota is home to more than 362 million trees, and it’s no wonder they’re so popular – not only do they provide oxygen, combat climate change and conserve energy, they’re also beautiful to look at and they give our communities a unique and special flavor. Homeowners can also benefit from having trees on their properties by providing shade on hot days, recreational opportunities for children (tire swing, anyone?) and habitats for wildlife. Read more

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Protect Your Minnesota Trees From Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)

Minnesota is lucky to be home to such a diverse collection of trees. Statehood began in 1858, but many of our old-growth forests have been around for even longer. These forests have trees dating back over 200 years, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). These massive and historic trees can even be seen speckled throughout neighborhoods, public parks, and walking trails.  Read more

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About Tree Diseases In MN: Causes & Treatment

The greater Twin Cities, MN area is home to over 24 varieties of trees. These trees are known for filtering our city’s air, providing shade and shelter, creating beautiful scenery, and so many other wonderful benefits. With 31.5 percent tree canopy coverage in the Twin Cities area, this means that wherever we go, we can experience the many benefits of these trees of all sizes and varieties. Read more