Posts tagged ‘species’

Seasonal care for trees & shrubs: Planting

In the Midwest region, tree planting of bareroot trees and shrubs is best done when the plants are dormant in the spring or at the end of the growing season (fall). Balled and burlapped (B&B), containerized and container grown plants can be planted throughout the growing season, but with caution during the summer months. During the summer, heat and periods of drought are tough on newly planted trees and shrubs.

Continue Reading April 4, 2008 at 5:16 am 2 comments

Woodland invasive species in Minnesota

Some of the most common invasive species in Minnesota‚Äôs woods include buckthorn, garlic mustard, Dutch elm disease and the emerald ash borer. Others that might not come to mind could be earthworms or Gypsy moths. All of these species are non-native and are causing significant damage in Minnesota’s forests. You can find identification guides to common invasive species at the DNR invasive species index.

Continue Reading April 29, 2007 at 2:29 pm Leave a comment

Minnesota’s tamarack forest type

A brief overview of Minnesota’s tamarack forest type: products and uses, growing conditions, regeneration, silviculture, and pests.

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Minnesota’s oak-hickory forest type

A brief overview of Minnesota’s oak forest type: products & uses, growing conditions, regeneration, silviculture, and pests.

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Minnesota’s forest types: index and links

An index to brief overviews of Minnesota’s forest types: Aspen-birch, Black spruce, Black walnut, Bottomland hardwoods, Eastern white pine, Jack pine, Northern hardwoods, Oak-hickory, Northern white-cedar, Red (Norway) pine, and Spruce-fir.
Tamarack

Continue Reading April 20, 2007 at 7:25 pm Leave a comment

Minnesota’s bottomland hardwoods forest type

A brief overview of Minnesota’s bottomland hardwoods cover type: products & uses, growing conditions, regeneration, silviculture, and pests.

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Minnesota’s spruce-fir forest type

A brief overview of Minnesota’s spruce-fir cover type: products & uses, growing conditions, regeneration, silviculture, and pests.

Continue Reading April 20, 2007 at 6:05 pm Leave a comment

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