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Focus on Chlorosis

Here in the Midwest, Fall is quickly approaching. For tree care professionals, the return of cooler weather and fewer sunlight hours signals that it’s time to address chlorosis. Although many property owners may be unfamiliar with this serious issue, learning … More…

Maples For Fall Color

Fall is a fantastic time to have a maple tree in your yard. These shade trees are known for their gorgeous autumn appearance; several species of maples are consistently included in the “best trees for fall colors” category among homeowners, … More…

The Awesome Apple Tree

The apple tree is as American as, well, apple pie. This deciduous tree can live for over 100 years, provides us with the fruit for pies, breads, cobblers, cakes, crisps, jams, jellies, sauces & ciders, and is unquestionably a staple … More…

HWA: The Next Generation

Along the Appalachians, from Georgia to Maine, Eastern and Carolina hemlock trees are falling prey to Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA). If you are located in this area, autumn is the time to start thinking about HWA treatment. There are two … More…

Healthy Trees – Worrying about Wilt

As I drive around the Twin Cities, where our main office is, I am seeing a ton of trees looking sad.  This time of year is when we commonly see vascular wilt diseases like oak wilt and Dutch elm disease … More…

Healthy Trees – Battling Foliar Diseases

Now is the time to pay attention to foliar diseases on your trees.  Fungal infections typically occur in the spring as new leaves emerge, but for foliar diseases like apple scab and anthracnose you won’t actually see the symptoms until … More…

Healthy Trees, Healthy People

At the Tree Geek we believe that trees keep people happy and healthy. In order to support the health of trees and people, we are beginning a weekly blog series detailing simple things tree owners can do to support their … More…

The Indispensable Coffee Plant!

 The Indispensable Coffee Plant Whether it is a small shrub or a tall tree (growing to an impressive height of up to 30 feet) the genus Coffea is surely a plant close to many hearts. Current research indicates that coffee … More…

A Surprise Trip: Remarkable Estes Park

Have you ever been on a trip where you don’t know where you are going but the person in the seat next to you assures you that you’ll know when you get there?  That’s what this surprise trip to Estes … More…

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