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
Tree disease and pests can have devastating effects, targeting different parts of the tree including the roots, trunk and branches. Diseases that affect the tree’s leaves may seem like a minor issue but can result in major consequences and can be detrimental to the overall health and appearance of the tree. That’s why it’s important…Details
If you find yourself talking to a certified arborist about tree care, pruning will more than likely come up in the conversation. As I’m sure you’ve heard us say before, pruning is one of the most important tasks in keeping your trees healthy and beautiful. But how should we go about pruning the different trees…Details