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Buckley celebrates 15 years TCIA accreditation, congratulates Jake Batterman

Buckley "The Tree Care Specialists" are celebrating 15 years as a Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) accredited company. "The Tree Care Specialists" was Wisconsin's first TCIA accredited company. The TCIA accredits companies that provide documentation in many areas including: OSHA approved safety and training programs, as well as written policies ...
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PLANT SPOTLIGHT – White Fringetree

White Fringetree is a wide-spreading, multi-stemmed shrub or small tree. A great specimen plant that is best used as an "airy" shrub for the landscape throughout the mid-west. They grow to a height of 12-20' with a spread of 12-20'. Facts about White Fringetree They do well in heavy clay ...
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PLANT SPOTLIGHT –  Magnolia Scale

Magnolia scale is a very common problem for most popular cultivars of Magnolia in Wisconsin. You may have noticed more issues with the magnolias in your landscape in 2021. Hot and dry weather can cause the insect population to multiply which in turn causes increased damage to plants. Extensive feeding ...
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Bur Oak

Healthy roots result in healthy trees!

Tree roots serve 3 primary functions to absorb and transport water and minerals to anchor and support the tree to store nutrients, food, and other resources needed for tree growth and health Common ways roots can be damaged Drought conditions can cause roots to dry out which leads to dieback ...
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Consider Yourself Lucky If You Have Pine Trees

Wisconsin is fortunate enough to have a large population of pine trees. Indigenous to the Northern Hemisphere, pine trees are evergreens, able to grow year round. Although they don’t drop their leaves and hibernate like other trees do, pine trees continually drop and grow pine needles. Pine needles stay for ...
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Oak Chlorosis

Chlorosis is a common micronutrient deficiency that causes the leaves of trees to become yellow and in severe cases causes the foliage to brown and die. In southern and eastern Wisconsin, it typically affects white oaks, pin oaks, white pine, red maple and birch. Chlorosis is caused by either a ...
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Why Prune Young Trees?

Pruning young trees is often overlooked in favor of addressing larger problems on more mature trees. Though pruning mature trees to remove deadwood and manage risk is important, often these goals could have been accomplished by pruning during infancy. Benefits of Pruning Young Trees: Trees that are properly pruned while ...
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Training Day: Pruning Techniques

Thank you Mike Wendt, professor of Arborculture at MATC for leading our Pruning Techniques training this summer in Muskego. We are committed to constant improvement of all our employees in all aspects of the tree care profession. Pruning will help the aesthetic look and health of the plant. Pruning also ...
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Employee Appreciation Brewer Game

Celebrating our employees at the Brewer game. Go Brewers!

We recently celebrated our employees by attending a Brewer game against the San Diego Padres! Go Brewers! 
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NewPest Viburnum Damage

New Pest Alert

Viburnum Leaf Beetle (VLB) VLB only affects viburnums and most commonly arrowwood viburnums. VLB is a fairly new pest to southeastern Wisconsin. VLB feed on the green tissue between the veins of the plants, causing them to skeletonize. This is similar to damage caused by Japanese beetles. VLB begin to ...
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