Bloomington, MN Tree Company Services - Urban Tree and Landscape

A safe stone wall and sidewalk adds character and curb appeal for a homeowner. Homeowners  want their property to stand out and look great, and to do this it takes a professional who is dedicated to providing landscaping services. Urban Tree and Landscape has been the landscaper Bloomington has been serviced by for over twenty years. Our amazing tree service team is experienced, trained and qualified to be your landscape service provider. We thrive on excellence with our landscaping.

Tree Removal Services

We are a complete landscape service provider, and have a wide variety of tree care services, which include:

  • Tree Pruning
  • Shrub Removal
  • Stump Grinding
  • Emergency Service
  • Tree Service
  • Tree Care
  • Tree Trimming
  • Tree Removal

We take pride in providing excellent landscaping services. We strive on superior tree care, tree pruning and tree health along with unique, custom garden designs. Homeowners can depend on us for all their landscaping needs.

Bloomington, MinnesotaBloomington Landscaping sometimes needs shrub removal and tree pruning to look its best, which is why Blooming calls Urban Tree & Landscaping

Bloomington, Minnesota is ten miles from Minneapolis. Bloomington has a population of nearly 83,000, and is the fifth largest city of Minnesota. The city was founded in 1843, and is known for the largest enclosed shopping mall, Mall of America there. An indoor amusement park along with over a one hundred shops and restaurants can be found at the Mall of America.

Hyland Park is a great place for skiers. Several Olympic ski jumpers have visited Hyland Park, because of the amazing skiing that can be done here. Fishing and swimming is a great activity that is often done in Bloomington. One favorite pastime that visitors enjoy doing is just driving through one of the neighborhoods and looking at the beautiful homes and landscaping that the homeowners have created at their home.

Urban Tree and Landscape understands the importance of beautiful landscaping. We have helped many homeowners in Bloomington, Minnesota create amazing landscaping. With over two decades of experience, we can create healthy and beautiful landscaping. Call Urban Tree and Landscape and let us create a beautiful and healthy landscaping for your home!

A Tree Falls in St. Louis Park . . . It’s Time to Call Urban Tree and Landscape for Emergency Tree Service

Summer weather has arrived in Minnesota, which means heat, humidity, and severe weather. Strong winds can do major damage to your property’s trees. Fortunately, most homeowners weather these storms with a few downed branches. But for the unlucky few, severe weather causes major damage to their trees and properties.

Assessing the Tree Damage

This was the case for a St. Louis Park homeowner Urban Tree and Landscape helped last summer after a major storm rolled through the Twin Cities metro area. The homeowner’s property was in an older neighborhood with beautiful, mature trees. Before the storm, the homeowner was the proud owner of about a dozen of these trees.

After the storm was a different story.

We came out to evaluate the damage after the homeowner called Urban Tree and Landscape for emergency tree service. It was obvious that there was a lot of work to do to make the property safe again. A large silver maple had large branches hanging precariously about 30 feet above the ground, and an aging crabapple tree had split nearly down the middle. A young tree in the front yard had been bent by the winds into a dangerous position over the sidewalk. Other trees on the property had lost branches, too.

Performing Tree Triage

Our first step was to remove trees and branches that posed an immediate threat. Sadly, we had to remove the crabapple tree. It was never going to recover from the damage the high winds had caused. We used chainsaws to safely remove the larger branches and process them in our chipper. Then, we used chainsaws to safely cut down the tree’s large trunk and our grinder to remove the tree’s stump.

After the crabapple tree was safely removed, we went to work on the various loosely hanging branches in the canopy of the silver maple and other trees on the property. If left as-is, these branches could have fallen and landed on the home or worse, the homeowner and her family.

Saving a Young Tree from the Chipper

Once the trees and branches that posed immediate danger had been removed, Urban Tree and Landscape went to work on the young tree in the front yard that was bent precariously over the sidewalk. We hate to remove healthy trees when we can avoid it, and this tree seemed to be a good candidate for repair, not removal.

With the homeowner’s blessing, we started the gradual process of pulling the tree back to level. We used ropes and anchors to gently encourage the tree back into place over the next few months. This process is similar to using braces to correct the alignment of your child’s crooked smile. Over time, the tree fully recovered. When we came out to inspect it this spring, it was vertical, healthy, and starting to bud.

Cleaning Up the Property

With the major tree damage mitigated, Urban Tree and Landscape started work on cleaning up the fallen branches on the ground on the homeowner’s property. We removed large debris by hand and raked up the remaining small branches and twigs and processed it all in the chipper.

The emergency tree cleanup in St. Louis Park after a major summer storm was a full day of work for the Urban Tree and Landscape team, but it was absolutely necessary to remove the tree damage quickly so it didn’t do further harm to the homeowner’s property. When the next storm hits the Twin Cities metro area and causes tree damage on your property, contact Urban Tree and Landscape to request emergency tree service.

Urban Tree and Landscaping – Minneapolis Tree Removal by Crane

Urban Tree & Landscape is a full-service tree company based in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area. It is family owned and operated by Gabe Tschida who is guided by his core values of honesty, integrity and reliability.  We deliver superior services for homeowners and commercial customers at highly competitive rates.

We have professionally trained tree workers and certified arborists on staff to assist you and your home or business. Our state-of-the-art equipment allows us to provide top quality services on every job we do for our customers. We offer a wide range of tree services including hazardous tree removal, natural disaster recovery, proper pruning and tree maintenance.

Urban Tree can care for trees of all sizes in any location and tackle jobs of any scope. Whether you are a homeowner, a commercial business, a contractor, or a government or educational agency, Urban Tree & Landscape has the experience, staff, equipment, and expertise to take care of all your tree service needs.  Free estimates are always available.

Tree Removal – As simple as it sounds, not all tree removal experts are created equally. Urban Tree and Landscape will take care of your tree problem safely and efficiently. What sets us apart is our communication, reliability, and our commitment to your satisfaction. Our services will keep your trees healthy and vibrant for all to enjoy.

So, Give Urban Tree and Landscape a call for your tree care services at 612-532-9996 or visit on the web at www.utrees.com

Why removing trees by yourself could result in death or serious injury

Tree RemovalTree removal is a challenging task that requires expertise, caution and calculated moves. It may seem a simple task to some but you cannot appreciate its magnitude of the task until you are attempting it, and by then it may be too late, the unfortunate would already have happened and sadly, you may be seriously injured. To avoid injuries when removing a tree in your yard, you need to take some precautions, such as wearing safety equipment, knowing the best time to cut it or to avoid all these troubles hire a tree removal professional. Someone might tell you that removing it on your own will save some costs, but you may end up running into serious losses if it hits your house, car or other valuables. Hiring a professional in Minneapolis or Bloomington or the Twin Cities will ensure that the tree is removed carefully eliminating the dangers of hitting the house or car.

Handling tree removal tools is a challenge that people sometimes encounter. There are tools such as wood chippers, chainsaws, and ropes among other power and hand tools. All these can be dangerous when handled poorly. For example, a chain saw requires total concentration; a slight distraction can lead to cutting the tree at the wrong point or inflicting damage on yourself within a fraction of a second. When these tools are used by somebody who is not familiar with them, distractions easily happen. A slight distraction in the use of a chainsaw, as we have seen above, can cause great damage, and some of these are irreversible, you can have your whole leg or hand cut off. You can cut the tree at the wrong point making it move in an unintended direction. Given that the tree might be huge and heavy, turning it in the required direction might not be possible. This calls for professionals, people who have done this and knows the dangers of distraction and how to avoid it or if you have the courage to do it use safety protection clothes. Although we insist on the use of safety clothes, it’s important to know how to use them as this may make a difference between life and death.

Apart from the tools, the tree itself presents a real danger; because of the risk of falling in the wrong direction, poor climbing, poor support systems, or the possibility of electric lines near the spot among others. Poor handling may lead to a tree falling in the wrong direction hitting a house, car, electric poles or even a passerby. It’s important to ensure that the tree is supported well and at the same time ensure that there are no distractions when using the power or chain saw. Always consider the size of the tree, for the small ones, while using the necessary safety equipment and the right skills, you can probably handle it. For the huge one or those which are near electricity poles, houses or a road, engage a professional as the dangers are real and only an experienced person may handle it well.

As said before, tree removal in Minneapolis may seem an easy task, but the monumental task ahead could be a surprise. A professional tree remover first studies the site and the tree itself, then decides on the strategies to use to fell the tree. He will know the types of tools to use as well as the safety precautions which will be employed. You should always hire a professional, as this will ensure that the job is done well as avoid the possibilities of injuries. Get a professional in Minneapolis, Golden Valley or the twin Cities and eliminate some of the dangers that may come with felling a tree.

Keepsake Family Tree Preserved Thanks to Tree Pruning in Bloomington MN

Bloomington Landscaping sometimes needs shrub removal and tree pruning to look its best, which is why Blooming calls Urban Tree & Landscaping

Recently, Urban Tree & Landscape received a call from a couple in Bloomington, MN. The Bloomington couple were living in the same house the husband grew up in. They called us because they wanted to preserve a tree they had spent a lot of time under as kids, and wanted to know if we were qualified to perform the tree pruning in Bloomington MN. We let the couple know that we would trim the tree in a way that would promote its health, so the couple could enjoy it for years and years to come.

Tree Pruning

The couple was thrilled to hear this news and asked Urban Tree & Landscape to come out and do the tree pruning. We scheduled the tree pruning for the following week. The Urban Tree & Landscaping crew arrived as scheduled and started trimming the beloved tree. The crew trimmed the tree, then mulched up the limbs and asked the couple if they would like to have the mulch from the tree, which they did. The couple thanked us for mulching up the tree limbs and for doing an amazing job with the tree pruning Bloomington MN homeowners could appreciate. The couple said they were really afraid to trust just anyone with the tree that they had so many fond memories of, but they asked several of their friends and neighbors, and they all said that Urban Tree & Landscape was a highly respectful company that provides amazing tree trimming.

Bloomington Tree Service Helps Sell Home

Bloomington Landscaping sometimes needs shrub removal and tree pruning to look its best, which is why Blooming calls Urban Tree & Landscaping

We have a customer who was trying to sell his home for nearly two years without any luck. His real estate agent suggested adding curb appeal with tree service and landscaping because it would not only increase the price, but attract buyers. His real estate agent recommended us based on past success he has had turning clients of his onto our Bloomington mn tree service. Our stellar reputation and great reviews are what caught his attention once he was referred to us. Other landscapers had just as many upset customers as happy, aside from Urban Tree and Landscape. He scheduled an appointment with us to get started on this project. Without spending too much of his money on the home, we were able to add beautiful seasonal flowers to the lawn and trim a few of his overgrown trees so that there’d be more light hitting the healthier ground layer. There was a surprising transformation with the simple addition of a few flowers and by polishing the yard up. He told us a few months later that the home sold for seven thousand dollars more than he asked! He gave the credit to our landscapers for doing a great job.

Urban Tree and Landscape is pleased that you were happy with our tree service and landscaping. We have been providing Bloomington with outstanding landscaping services for over twenty years. We offer other services besides landscaping, as we provide tree care and maintenance and shrub removal!