In your quest to have the ultimate landscape, you may find that you need to call on a certified arborist. But with so many options, how do you select one? Before choosing a certified arborist, a property owner should look at many things including the company’s Better Business Bureau grade, insurance, credentials and reputation. Better…Details
There are many causes of tree stress, including diseases and pests. In this video blog, Jim Ostvig of Ostvig Tree Care talks about how you can tell if a tree is under stress, as well as the common causes, and what to do about it.
In this video blog, Jim Ostvig of Ostvig Tree Care talks about how trees add value to a landscape or campus. He discusses Minnesota’s climate zones and some of the best trees you can add to increase the value and enjoyment of your property.
If you’re in need of inspiration for your landscape, look no further than Minnesota’s own national forests. The Chippewa National Forest and Superior National Forest feature miles of beautiful trees, which will soon be turning brilliant shades of yellow, orange and red. Here’s a quick overview about our national forests, including where they’re located, their…Details
As a Minnesota resident, you may have heard of buckthorn, but how much do you actually know about it? By having a better understanding of the invasive shrub and being able to spot it as a seedling, your property has a chance to thrive without threat. If you suspect that buckthorn is growing on your…Details
We’ve talked about summer tree care before: that it’s important to water and prune, seed your lawn and provide it with nutrients. But when should all of these tasks take place? Summer landscaping can be overwhelming, if you try to tackle all of it at once. That’s why we’ve put together this calendar, so you…Details