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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We can Help with Storm Damage

We all have either experienced or know someone who has experienced extensive storm damage to their property. Mother Nature is unpredictable – storms have the ability to rip trees out of the ground no matter if they are healthy or not. Ivan’s Tree Service has the knowledge and skills to help try and prevent storm…

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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 to Prepare Your Yard for Winter

How to Prepare Your Yard for Winter

As much as we may not like to admit, winter is quickly approaching. As we begin to change seasons, it’s important to make sure your tree is prepared for the oncoming winter conditions. Here are our top three tips to follow as we move into the snowy season ahead.  Mulch the Base As true Midwesterners,…

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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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