Not only is Mike’s Tree Company the most trusted tree service company in the area, we also take pride in being a leader in tree health care in the Brainerd Lakes area. It is our mission to educate people on proper tree care practices to ensure the life and vitality of area trees. Let us help you promote the overall health of your trees.
Our team specializes in diagnosing your trees for various diseases and insects. Our Certified Arborists are the most knowledgeable tree care experts in the area. Signs of poor tree health can be spotted in all aspects of the tree, including the leaves, branches, bark, root crown and roots. If your tree looks sick or you would like more information about caring for your trees, feel free to contact us!
Insect and Disease Diagnosis
Our Certified Arborists are educated and experienced in diagnosing tree problems and offering treatment plans for the insects and diseases that affect your trees. It is important that potential problems are identified and plans are created to protect your trees before irreversible damage is done.
Landscape evaluations are intended to provide the basic information about trees and shrubs in your landscape including: species, location, condition, size, and maintenance requirements. Using this information, a tree and shrub management plan can be developed to fit with your budget.
Fertilizing trees with low nutrition can increase their resistance from damaging insects, diseases, and other environmental stresses. We utilize a deep root injection probe that directs nutrients below competing grass roots and into the root zones of tree, about 6-8 inches below the soil line….Learn More
Structural pruning of young trees is the most proactive maintenance practice for the future of mature trees. Structural pruning is a training process that improves tree structure over time and decreases the risk of branch failure due to wind and snow later on….Learn More
Tree Cabling and Support Systems
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. Cable and brace support systems should only be installed after a thorough inspection by a Certified Arborist….Learn More
Tree Hazard Assessments
Trees are considered a hazardous risk when a structural defect has the potential to fail and cause personal injury or property damage. Identification and correction of structural defects to reduce this risk is the purpose of a tree risk assessment….Learn More
Tree injections are used to protect trees from damaging insects and diseases. Tree injections are directed into the base of trees, just beneath the bark. Most tree injections occur May through September in Minnesota because leaves must be on the trees for most injections to work properly.
Tree Preservation Plans
Construction damage is one of the most common causes of tree death and decline. It is important to get a Certified Arborist involved early in the planning stages in order to protect your tree’s stems and root zones from potentially fatal damage during construction projects.