Is Your Tree Dying?
As Summer winds down and the leaves start to change, you may be taking a closer look at the trees in your yard. You may also notice that you have a tree that looks unhealthy and wondering to yourself, “is my tree dying?” It can be hard to know, but dead and dying trees can…Read More
What to Consider Before Planting a New Tree on Your Property￼
We know the benefits of adding trees to our outdoor spaces. They provide shade that can reduce cooling costs, they reverse the impacts of carbon in the air, and beautify our environment. However, there are some things to consider when you make a plan to add trees to our landscaping. When considering the requirements of…Read More
What is Causing My Grass to Die?
Have you noticed your grass dying no matter how much you seed and water it? Well, it might have something to do with the trees in your yard and not your lack of a green thumb. Most trees won’t affect your grass, but pine trees could be the culprit to your dying patches. Pine trees…Read More
￼What is the Most Common tree in Minnesota?
Minnesota has a lot of trees and is known for the beautiful pines that are always Instagram worthy from every angle. Even though Minnesota’s state tree is a red pine, the most common tree is not even in the pine family! A Quaking Aspen is the most common tree in Minnesota. Learn some fun facts…Read More
Spring Tree Pruning in Minnesota￼
Spring doesn’t arrive as fast for the northern states – here in Minnesota the weather doesn’t start warming up until March or April. Regardless of when spring arrives, it is important to care for your trees before the new growth starts. The cold weather keeps them dormant and pruning them right before the weather starts…Read More
5 Tree Myths
There are many myths about trees that have been spread like fertilizer through communities. We made a list of the top 5 myths that we hear and explained why they aren’t true. If you have any questions or concerns about trees on your property, make sure to call a professional at Ivan’s Tree Service to…Read More
Trees and Property Lines: What are the Rules?
Neighboring homeowners can often dispute because they don’t know what the laws and procedures are when it comes to trees on or near the property line. We’re here to give insight on those procedures and save you the headache of a shouting match over the fence. Tree Trimming Laws in Minnesota Sick of your neighbor’s…Read More
‘Tree’ Rules to Follow This Rainy Season
The snow has officially melted, leaving many Minnesota lawns and trees looking dead, dull, and in need of serious care. Although it may be tempting to immediately start on spring yard work, there are a few rules every homeowner should consider. Here are “tree” rules you should follow to ensure your trees continue to grow…Read More
Why is my Tree Leaning?
Leaning trees can become a major safety hazard if left untreated. We’ve seen customers face costly damage to their homes and cars due to fallen trees and heavy limbs. If your tree is leaning, it’s best to call a local arborist to come out and assess the severity of your situation. In the meantime, here…Read More
What to do with Your Christmas Tree After Christmas is Over
As the holidays come to an end, many find themselves wondering what to do with their Christmas tree. Whether you prefer to dispose of your Christmas tree through your local garbage company or want to give it a new purpose for months and years to come, we’ve got you covered. Here are our top three…Read More