The Power of Planting a Tree

the power of planting trees
September 15, 2017
The Power of Planting a Tree

The Power of Planting a Tree

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Once you understand the science of planting trees, you’ll have your own in no time. Digging a wide planting hole is the key to fast growth of your new tree. Recommendations often specify a hole twice as wide as the root ball; three times as wide is even better. To prevent settling, the depth should be no more than the…

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Gypsy Moth Quarantine in Minneapolis

Gypsy Moth Quarantine Minneapolis St. Paul Lowry Hill
August 31, 2017
Gypsy Moth Quarantine in Minneapolis

Gypsy Moth Quarantine in Minneapolis

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is placing a gypsy moth-infested area in the Lowry Hill Neighborhood of Minneapolis under quarantine beginning July 1 after a neighborhood resident reported a large insect population. The quarantine will be in place until early next summer of 2018. The quarantined area extends from Mt. Curve Avenue on the north to Franklin Avenue West on the south, and Irving Avenue South on the west…

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Fall Tree Care

Tree Care Fall Pruning Minneapolis St. Paul Wayzata Edina Mahtomedi
August 16, 2017
Fall Tree Care

Fall Tree Care

Our trees need care to prepare for colder months. “While your trees seem to be in a state of hibernation in the winter, exposure to the tough conditions can cause them major stress,” says Jim Skiera, Executive Director of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). “Minimize stress by helping your trees through the cold months, a little at a time. If you take care of your trees in the winter, you’ll…

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