Tree Disease

spruce trees in Minnesota around lake

Understanding Needlecast: Safeguarding Your Spruce Trees

Have you ever glanced at a once vibrant Colorado blue spruce, now turned an unsettling brown? If you ask yourself, “What is Needlecast?” you’re not alone. It’s the unseen villain behind this transformation – a common plant disease that attacks and disfigures beautiful conifers. The unassuming name of ‘Needlecast’ masks its destructive nature. Imagine watching …

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oak tree with sap beetles on it. sap beetles help spread oak wilt.

Effective Strategies for Oak Wilt Management in Minneapolis

Have you ever walked through an oak forest and wondered why some oaks die while others thrive? The culprit could be Oak Wilt Management. It’s a menace that threatens our beautiful oaks, but are we helpless in its wake? Absolutely not. Gaining knowledge is the initial move towards vanquishing any conflict. So, let’s dive into …

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Elm Trees in Minneapolis

Strategies for Preventing Dutch Elm Disease in Minneapolis

Do you know the real threat lurking in Minneapolis’s picturesque cityscape? It’s not what you might think. Preventing Dutch Elm Disease in Minneapolis is a silent battle among arborists and tree lovers. Dutch Elm Disease (DED), a deadly fungus spread by tiny elm bark beetles, has decimated our beloved American elms. Once infected, these majestic …

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