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Deicing Salts and Trees

As the snow begins to fall and the temperatures hover around freezing, the great Minnesota season of “deicing” has begun. The rattle of snow plows portends large piles of gray dirty snow along streets and at the ends of parking lots and driveways. For safeties’ sake, tons of chloride salts will be spread on sidewalks…

Tree and Shrub Inventories

Fall and winter are perfect times for arborists to update and create tree and shrub inventories for client properties. Before the snow falls and temperatures drop below zero, it’s an ideal time to visit properties and examine tree structural issues. Without the leaves on deciduous trees, branch structure can be examined. Issues with branch growth…

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…