How to Care for River Birch Trees

The River Birch Tree is commonly found near swamps and rivers and flood plains. It can be found throughout the Midwest, including in Southern Minnesota. It is abnormally heat-tolerant for a birch tree, which are usually cold-weather trees. Having a river birch in your yard will provide you with an aesthetically pleasing tree with bark that peels like paper in the winter. Here is how to care for a river birch for a long and healthy life.

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Important Tree Service Terminology

If you have trees on your property, there is no telling when you might need tree service. For the most part, you can enjoy the presence of your trees and not have to think too much about them. However, there are certainly situations, like inconvenient foliage, fallen branches, or a dying tree when a professional should be called in. When talking to a tree service, it would be helpful to be aware of the terminology they may use so you can understand the process. Here are some terms that you might find useful.

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How Temperature Fluctuation Threatens Your Trees in Winter

Contrary to popular belief, long, cold winters are not what cause the most damage to trees and shrubs. Rather, frequent changes in temperature pose an even greater threat to the life of trees and shrubs. Find out how temperature fluctuation threatens your trees in winter. 

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Why Dormant Pruning Is Effective For Tree Disease Management

Winter pruning is an effective tool against disease development like Oak Wilt, especially in Minnesota. Learn about dormant pruning and how the experts at Tree Squad can help you keep your trees healthy and disease-free. 

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Study Finds More Trees Would Boost Health in Minneapolis

A new study found Minneapolis tied second in a list of cities that would benefit most from expanding its urban forests. While this seems a no brainer, several factors make this a more challenging problem than most might assume at first glance. 

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Insurance and Fallen Tree Removal

 Stormy weather is great to fall asleep to, but what happens when you wake up and find a tree in your yard, or on top of your car? Here are a few tips you should know about insurance and fallen tree removal so you're prepared when it happens to you. 

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Winter Is Coming...Get Tree Stump Removal Service Before The Snow Arrives

Winter is coming! It won't be long before the days are noticeably shorter and colder. With snowy weather on the way, now is the time to winterize your property with some fall landscaping services. Tree stumps are not only unsightly, but dangerous, especially in the snow. Let's look at some additional reasons to get tree stump removal sooner than later. 

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