Believe it or not, spring is on its way. And while it’s hard to imagine our Minnesota landscape without even a hint of snow, we need to start thinking about the things that will affect the health of our trees, such as tree pests. It is important to be aware of some of the common tree pests to understand whether or not the health of your tree could be at risk.
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If you frequent the sidewalks in your neighborhood, you’ve more than likely seen a tree with roots that have gone awry and have caused damage to a sidewalk or driveway. Your first thought may be, “Why don’t they get rid of that tree? It’s a hazard.” But cutting trees down because their roots are surfacing is not the only solution. Learn about the alternatives that will benefit both your neighborhood and the tree.
How can you tell whether or not to remove a tree from your property?
As we get closer to January, we will more often be putting our hands at ten and two, hoping that we don’t hit a patch of black ice. That ice we’re watching out for is the same culprit doing damage to our trees each year.
With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about your tree (if you haven’t already). Decorating Christmas trees has been a tradition since 1510, but with roughly 350 million trees growing on 15,000 U.S. tree farms, getting a refresher course on how to care for and buy trees couldn’t hurt. Review these points before and after buying your tree so you can focus on enjoying it with your loved ones.
It’s doubtful that anyone would be surprised to know that deciduous (leafy) and coniferous trees react differently from each other during the cold winter months. One can easily identify that by appearance. But can you identify how trees prepare themselves, and how we might help them prepare, for the dropping temperatures?