1. Tree Care FAQs — Part II

    What should you do if your tree has been damaged in a storm? How often should you have your trees pruned and trimmed? It’s not always easy to know where to turn for reliable information about trees, especially if you’ve never encountered any issues with them in the past. We answered a few of the most common tree care questions we receive in a previous post, so be sure to go back and read throu…Read More

  2. Tree Care FAQs — Part I

    Whether you own a home, business, or both, tree care probably isn’t at the top of the list of things you think about on a daily basis. In fact, your trees’ health is probably only a concern when you notice that something’s wrong. When you notice that something’s not quite right, you probably head online to see if it’s a problem you can fix yourself, or if you need to contact a profession…Read More

  3. Why You Need Tree Trimming and Pruning This Summer

    Can you believe that summer is right around the corner? It seems like just yesterday that we were ringing in the new year, and now we’re already in the midst of spring. With the turmoil wrought by the COVID-19 outbreak, you’re more than forgiven for forgetting about your trees. Now that many of us have had a chance to adjust to the new “normal,” many residential and commercial clients are …Read More

  4. 4 Things to Look for in a Tree Service Company

    No matter who you are or what you’re looking for, finding the best service provider is rarely easy. In fact, it’s almost always a chore. In large cities like Chicago, you have virtually endless options — how do you make the right choice? If you’re asking yourself this question with respect to tree services like pruning, trimming, and stump removal, you’re in the right place. Today’s po…Read More

  5. How Do Trees Survive Winter?

    We rarely give much thought to our trees this time of year. Once they lose their leaves for winter, it’s easy to forget about them. But have you ever wondered how trees manage to deal with the bitterly cold Chicago weather? Keep reading to learn how trees survive winter. Dormancy for Trees In this article from Mother Nature Network, Eileen Campbell compares hibernation to dormancy. Keep in mind …Read More

  6. Fast Growing Trees Perfect For Your Yard

    There’s no better way to spruce up your yard than by planting a tree. Doing so adds color, privacy, and maybe even that last bit of landscaping needed to complete the desired look. Trees don’t just mature overnight, though. The majority of species require years and potentially decades to reach full growth. It’s why more homeowners are exploring faster-growing trees. There may come a time whe…Read More

  7. How to Tell that Your Tree is Stressed

    We tend to only associate stress with humans. However, it’s also a condition that trees can deal with over the course of their lives. A stressed tree can slow growth and even lead to death. But how can you tell when a tree in your yard is stressed? In this blog post, we dive into that and explain how a tree service can help. Small leaves - If you have a tree in your yard, you should know the nor…Read More

  8. How to Keep Your Trees Healthy Year-Round

    There’s no better time than right now to enjoy the beauty of trees. Bursting with fall foliage, trees are catching the eye of many folks throughout Chicago. We shouldn’t just appreciate trees during autumn, however. As we’ve mentioned in previous blog posts, they also add significant value to a home. Therefore, we hope that you not only stop to look at the beautiful leaves this fall but also…Read More

  9. How Do Trees Heal Their Own Wounds?

    We may not realize it, but trees put up with a lot over the course of their lives. From wrangling with extreme weather to fending off damage caused by humans, trees don’t exactly have it easy. It’s not just the physical damage they have to cope with, though. As we’ll explain in this blog post, trees deal with countless wounds that have the potential to expose the inside of the stem to bacter…Read More

  10. What Too Much Pruning Can Do to Your Tree

    So you’ve heard from friends and neighbors about the benefits of tree pruning. Along with tree trimming, pruning can be incredibly beneficial. But, as with all tree care, there are correct techniques and incorrect techniques. We’ve discussed pruning at great length in previous posts, however, our team felt the need to discuss one area in particular: the dangers of pruning too much. Certain cut…Read More