value of healthy trees

The Most Popular Trees in the Twin Cities

As you enjoy your crisp fall nature walks around the Twin Cities’ plentiful lakes, trails and paths, pay close attention to the various types of trees you see. Minnesota is home to 52 native tree species. You’ll notice different tree species depending on which part of the state you’re in. We’ve focused this blog post…

Autumn Tree Care

The leaves are falling and many trees are bare, but, that doesn’t mean the trees are inactive. Most deciduous trees are devoting energy to root systems at this time. They are investing in roots for winter storage as well as in expanding the root network to exploit opportunities for nutrient and water uptake. Since the…

Fall Foliage

Leaf pigments are used by trees to capture photons from sunlight that drive the photosynthetic machinery that turns light energy into chemical energy. The key pigments used by trees are called chlorophyll A and chlorophyll B.  While both pigments absorb photons from different wavelengths of light from throughout the spectrum, we see the light that…