The Importance of Professional Tree Care in Minnesota

It’s easy to think of trees as eternal and indestructible but, sadly, that’s not the case. Like all living organisms, trees can become sick and die due to a variety of factors such as pests, disease, damage, drought, and insufficient nutrients. If you have trees on your property, it would be wise to regularly inspect them for any signs of decline so that you can correct the underlying issues before the tree fails.

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Winter Tree Care in Minnesota: Protecting Your Trees From the Cold

As winter descends upon Minnesota, our state transforms into a winter wonderland, blanketed in snow and frost. As picturesque as snow-caked trees can be, the harsh winter conditions can threaten the health of our trees. Winter tree care is essential to preserve the health of your trees during the cold months. Keep reading for some tips to help you protect your trees from the frigid Minnesota winter.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Tree Pruning & Trimming in Minnesota

Trees are a huge part of Minnesota’s natural beauty, providing shade and curb appeal, and supporting the local ecosystem. To help your trees live long and healthy lives, proper pruning and trimming are essential.

Pruning primarily focuses on the long-term health and structure of the tree, and involves selectively removing specific branches to improve the tree’s health, appearance, and overall growth. Trimming, on the other hand, is more about maintenance and aesthetics, and aims to control the size and shape of the tree, often for landscaping or safety purposes. If you’d like to learn more about the benefits of tree trimming and pruning, just keep reading.

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A Guide to the Four Seasons of Tree Care in Minnesota

While all states experience a fluctuation in climate across the four seasons, Minnesota’s seasonal changes tend to be more extreme than in many other states. From hot, dry summers to cold, snowy winters, the climate in Minnesota can be tough on trees. If you want your trees to thrive year after year, there are some basic maintenance tasks you may need to perform each season.

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Signs of Tree Decline: How to Spot & Address Health Issues Early

Trees are an important part of any commercial or residential property. Their majestic beauty brings curb appeal, their foliage provides shade as we work or relax outside, and their presence can increase the value of your land. While trees are usually about as sturdy as they look, they’re not invincible; pests and diseases or even a lack of sufficient nutrients in the soil can result in tree decline and failure.

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Emerald Ash Borer Prevention: Safeguarding Minnesota’s Ash Trees

The emerald ash borer (EAB) is native to northeastern Asia, but since 2002 it has established itself as one of the most devastating invasive species in the United States. Emerald ash borers lay their eggs in ash trees, where their larvae create galleries that cut off the trees’ supply of vital nutrients, causing them to deteriorate and die. This is particularly problematic in Minnesota, where black ash trees are very common.

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“Can I Remove a Tree Myself?” & Other Common Tree Care Questions

Have you ever been tempted to try your hand at tree care but held back by everything you don’t know? Trees are complicated organisms and the proper methods of caring for them can be confusing if you don’t have a background in arboreal studies. If you’re seeking answers to some of the most common tree care questions that arborists get asked, just keep reading.

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2023 Ultimate Tree Care Guide: Trimming, Removal & More

As spring comes to Minnesota in 2023, trees are waking up from their dormant state, stretching their roots out, and growing new foliage. Mature trees are so elegant looking that it can be difficult to imagine they need any help from us in order to thrive. The truth is, even the oldest and tallest trees may need some TLC in order to keep healthy and look their best. If you have trees on your property in the Twin Cities metro, check out this tree care guide to learn what you can do to keep your trees in peak condition.

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Winter Tree Damage: How to Deal With Trees Damaged by Winter Storms

For trees in Minnesota, winter is one of the biggest obstacles to survival. Heavy snowstorms, intense cold, ice accumulation, the freeze-thaw cycle and even road salt in the soil can all cause tree damage during winter. When your trees sustain winter damage, you may need to take action to keep the tree alive. Here are the telltale signs of winter tree damage and what you can do to help your trees survive and recover.

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