Planting and Pruning Trees

Find tips and guidelines for planting and pruning your trees.

What to know

Here you’ll find some recommendations for planting and pruning your trees.

We encourage you to consult an arborist or more detailed resources if you have questions.

Before you begin

  • Read the brochures 
  • Gather the necessary tools 
  • Follow the tips and guidelines


Contact us

Health Department




Public Service Center
250 Fourth St. S., Room 510
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday