Minnesota Winter is the Best Time for Tree Removals

Winter is the best time for tree removals
June 13, 2017
Minnesota Winter is the Best Time for Tree Removals

Minnesota Winter is the Best Time for Tree Removals

Winter is the best time to remove trees.  Dead and decaying trees and branches can be extraordinarily hazardous to your property, especially during the winter time. When snow and ice piles on top of branches it adds a significant amount of weight, which can result in falling branches or trees toppling over. Old brittle wood simply cannot hold up to the worst of winter, and that can be a huge…

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Winter is the Best Time to Prune

Winter Pruning Minneapolis St. Paul Wayzata
June 1, 2017
Winter is the Best Time to Prune

Winter is the Best Time to Prune

Winter is the best time to thin trees to keep them healthy and protect them from disease, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Pruning trees when they are dormant is a way to protect them from diseases such as oak wilt or Dutch elm disease that are active during the growing season,” said Jennifer Teegarden, DNR forestry outreach specialist. “Also, it is easier to see which branches to remove…

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Spruce Spider Mites

Plant Health Care Spruce Spider Mite Minneapolis St. Paul Wayzata treatment
May 12, 2017
Spruce Spider Mites

Spruce Spider Mites

Introduction The spruce spider mite is considered one of the most destructive spider mites in the United States. It injures the foliage of spruce, arborvitae, juniper, hemlock, pine, Douglas-fir, and occasionally other conifers.    Damage This species damages host plants by sucking plant fluid from needles as they feed. Infested trees at first have a speckled, yellowish appearance, and lack rich green color. After prolonged feeding, needles turn rusty colored…

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