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Winter Burn

Winter burn is a common problem noticed on conifers in Wisconsin that are exposed to extreme winter conditions. It is most commonly seen on plants grown in open, unprotected areas. It can also be seen on deciduous trees if there is a very sudden cold snap when the trees have ...
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Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has become a very destructive pest to ash trees throughout Wisconsin. It kills all native species of ash trees by feeding on the tissues under the bark, causing disruption to the flow of nutrients and water throughout the tree. Treating ash trees with a trunk injection ...
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Annual Training Day

One of our Certified Arborist’s demonstrating how to remove an EAB infested ash with our Spider Lift. An Arborist removes the top of this spruce tree while another Arborist tends the rigging line to control the fall of the top of the tree. “The Tree Care Specialists” held our annual ...
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Root Zone Excavation of Stem Girdling Roots

Stem girdling roots (SGR) can be a major issue to trees in the urban setting. SGR can greatly stunt the growth of or even kill a tree by reducing the flow of water and other nutrients to the upper canopy of the tree. Above is a maple tree that had ...
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Spring Tree Care & Preparation in Wisconsin

4 Tips to help your trees emerge from dormancy 1. Trim & Prune before Budding Early spring is the perfect time for tree and shrub pruning in Wisconsin. Trimming dead or unwanted branches now will help you guide and shape the growth of new branches. While a late winter/early spring ...
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Protect Your Trees through Long Wisconsin Winter

Wisconsin winters are notorious for bitterly cold temperatures, ice, snow build up and wind. These factors combine, making winter a stressful time for your plants. Luckily there are a few steps you can take to prevent lasting damage to your trees from Wisconsin’s winter cold. 3 tips to help protect ...
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5 Reasons To Mulch Your Yard

Mulch — Any material used to cover soil for the purpose of enrichment. So you have been told to put mulch down in your yard. We have put together a little crash course to help you better understand the benefits of mulch. #1: It Makes Your Yard Look Better Mulch ...
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