Which Trees Produce Edible Sap?

The most common tree sap we hear about consuming is that from a Maple tree, but it’s not the only tree that produces edible sap. You can make syrup from a variety of tree species, but the taste might not be what you are expecting. Find out if you have a sap-producing tree on your…

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Why Do Evergreens Stay Green in the Winter?

Do you ever catch yourself wondering why Evergreen trees stay green and don’t lose all their needles during the winter? It’s actually quite a complex process, let us explain… Leaves are Fragile Here in Minnesota, we know that fall is when the leaves change color and drop to the ground. As we take in the…

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Common Tree Trimming Mistakes Homeowners Make

Tree trimming is essential for your tree’s growth, appearance, and health. While it might be tempting to add removing those dead and dying branches to your list of DIY projects in hopes of saving yourself time and money – it’s not worth the risk. Here’s some common mistake that homeowners make when attempting to trim…

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What Tree is That? Five Common Native Minnesota Species

Fall is the perfect time to get outside and appreciate the beautiful biodiversity that our great state of Minnesota has to offer. From the changing colors to witnessing the animals prepare for winter, there’s so much to admire right outside your front door this season. While you’re out there, you might catch yourself wondering, “what…

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Your Fall Tree Care Checklist

With summer’s end just around the corner, changes are going to start to happen all around us. The temperatures are going to begin to drop, the days will get shorter, and the wind will begin to pick up. With so much changing around us, it can be easy to forget about keeping up with tree…

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Tree Stump Removal vs. Tree Stump Grinding

Stump Removal

A large tree stump in your yard can be a real eye sore and safety hazard. This summer is a perfect time to rid your beautiful landscaping of that pesky stump. Ivan’s Tree Service offers two services that can help give your lawn that clean look every homeowner dreams of – Stump Removal and Stump…

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3 Reasons to Break out the Rake this Fall

3 Reasons to Break out the Rake this Fall

One of the best times of the year are when leaves begin to change color and fall from the trees. Many will go on trips and drives just to admire these leaves, but as alluring as they are, they come with their share of maintenance. Once the leaves begin to pile up throughout your lawn,…

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