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…

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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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How Can I Prevent Winter Tree Damage?

Winter Storm Damage for Trees

Here in Minnesota, winter can wreak havoc on our yards. Between heavy snowfalls, ice storms, and frequent blizzards, it’s no surprise that some of our trees can’t always withstand these harsh conditions. While it’s no fun to see your beloved trees damaged by snow and ice, there are steps you can take to prepare your trees for winter storms.

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How to Know if Your Tree is Dying

Dying tree trunk with mushroom growing up the side

You may have a tree, or a few trees, in your yard that are concerning you. Maybe they lost their leaves too early in the season. Maybe they don’t look as healthy as they used to. You may find yourself wondering, “Is my tree dying?” Honestly, it can be hard to know what’s going on without the knowledge of a certified arborist. We’ve put together a list of things to look out for when you’re assessing the health of your tree.

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Why hire a professional Tree Trimming Service?

Professional Tree Trimming

The question usually answers itself. If you are a homeowner and you have trees in your yard that should be trimmed or removed then it is going to be best to hire a professional company that trims or removes trees every day. The most obvious reason to hire a professional is safety. A professional tree…

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