Category: Tree Health Care

July 20, 2016

Cable and brace support systems are installed in trees to provide extra support by limiting the movement of weak branches, so they are less likely to fail during storms and extend their life. Our steel cable systems consist of extra high strength steel cable that is attached by bolts that are installed in the upper…

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June 2, 2016

Good tree planting procedures are the key to giving trees a healthy start. One of the most common problems we find with newly planted trees when we are out doing tree inspections with clients is improper planting depth, specifically trees that are planted too deep. Planting trees too deep is a major concern because most…

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May 25, 2016

Diplodia tip blight is a common disease of Norway pines in the Brainerd Lakes area. This disease is more severe on Norway pines that are stressed due to improper planting, soil compaction, and drought. Diplodia tip blight kills needles at the tips of branches, usually starting on the lower half of the tree and moves…

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May 16, 2016

Spruce needle cast disease is a common fungal disease of spruce trees in Minnesota. Needle cast is a general term used for several different types of fungal diseases including rhizosphaera needle cast and stigmina needle cast. Both of these diseases cause the needles on the lower and inner branches of spruce trees to turn brownish…

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May 4, 2016

Mike’s Tree Company offers free brush drop off and disposal for homeowners and contractors. We also accept leaves, grass clippings, straw, wood (no stumps), clean fill, and more. Please contact us with any questions you have about our free brush drop off and disposal service.  Our Summer office hours are Monday – Friday 8am-5pm and Saturdays 8am-12pm…

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