Emerald Ash Borer

EAB D Shaped Exit

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 of Emamectin Benzoate every 2…

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Root Zone Excavation of Stem Girdling Roots

Autumn Blaze Maple 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 the soil excavated to reveal…

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Spring Tree Care & Preparation in Wisconsin

Spring Tree Buds

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 trim and prune is optimal…

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Protect Your Trees through Long Wisconsin Winter

Winter Trees Featured Photo

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 your trees through the Winter…

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5 Reasons To Mulch Your Yard

Mulched Front Yard Closeup

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 improves the aesthetic value of…

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