Tree Care and Maintenance
This resource will cover why to stake and guy, best practices, materials, placement, potential issues, and special situations that may arise.
This comprehensive resource will guide you on how to select and properly use different stem protection methods in order to protect trees and shrubs in the landscape.
A quick guide to recognizing drought stress and tips on the how best to water you tree.
Tips for watering, mulching, staking, and protecting newly planted trees to increase future success.
Helpful info and tips about sweating trees and shrubs.
Info about box cutting root systems.
This document can help you select trees and shrubs for difficult sites throughout Minnesota.
Recommended Trees for Minnesota, An Ecosystem Approach: Northeast Minnesota, The Laurentian Mixed Forest Province. Cold hardy for zones 2 & 3 and 4 & 5.
Check out this resource to see which trees are likely to thrive in a changing Minnesota climate.
Learn about the signs and symptoms of emerald ash borer (EAB), common misconceptions, implications for Minnesota's forestland and urban forest, and what you can do to manage the insect.
This fact sheet has information on the invasive Gypsy Moth including their host trees, control, management, and implications for our state.
This fact sheet includes what bur oak blight is, how to spot it, and ways to protect bur oaks.
Check out this fact sheet to find out about Dutch elm disease (DED), resistant elms, and how you can manage the disease.
Learn what oak wilt is and why it is important for our state.