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Jan 3 2024

Why All Consulting Arborists Aren’t the Same

In the vast world of arboriculture, the term "Certified Arborist" is a broad umbrella that shelters a diverse array of tree care professionals. Our clients have often shared their observations ...
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Young pine with yellowed needles from the disease

Jan 3 2024

Understanding Evergreen Winter Browning: Unveiling the Culprits

As winter wraps its icy embrace around our landscapes, our evergreen companions may show signs of distress. The browning of evergreens during these colder months can be attributed to various ...
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Jan 3 2024

Updated 2023 Hardiness Map

In the ever-evolving world of arboriculture, the Hardiness Map stands as a crucial tool, guiding natural resource professionals and enthusiasts alike in their plant selections. However, as seasoned professionals, we ...
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spring-tree-planting-blog

Jan 3 2024

Time to Get Your Orders for Spring Planting!

As we embrace the winter chill, it's the perfect time to look forward to the rejuvenating spirit of spring. If you're considering adding new trees to your landscape, now is ...
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two lined chestnut borer

Dec 7 2023

Two-lined Chestnut Borer

Agrilus bilineatus The two-lined chestnut borer is named for being the primary pest of the American Chestnut tree, which once dominated American forests. A blight introduced from Asia in the ...
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Buckthorn invasive tree

Nov 7 2023

Buckthorn Removal

Rhamnus cathartica Known as Common Buckthorn, European Buckthorn, or Carolina Buckthorn, Buckthorn is native to Europe and western Asia and was introduced to the Midwest as hedging material. It spread ...
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Apple trees in southern wisconsin

Oct 31 2023

Fruit Trees for Southern Wisconsin

Growing your own fruit can be a rewarding experience. It can bring you perspective on the relationship between our food, the earth, and climate. Picture the fresh fruit, pies, crisps, ...
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Oct 25 2023

Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo trees are ancient and long-lived trees, often used as a symbol of longevity. They have been living on earth for an estimated 150 million years. They are the only ...
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Oct 23 2023

Preparing for Winter: Proper Tree Watering

Before the ground freezes, it's essential to ensure your trees are well-hydrated for the winter. Here's a quick guide: Mature Trees: Provide 2 gallons of water per caliper inch or ...
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Spongy Moth Masses

Oct 23 2023

Spongy Moth Masses: A Concern for Oak Trees

Our focus is on identifying and addressing spongy moth masses, a potential threat to the well-being of your cherished trees. Spongy moths, in their larval stage, can cause considerable damage ...
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Oct 23 2023

The Art of Autumn: Why Trees Change Color

As the days grow shorter and sunlight hours wane, trees respond to nature's subtle cues by undergoing a mesmerizing transformation. As autumn arrives, trees put on a remarkable display, transforming ...
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Jun 1 2023

SPONGY MOTHS ARE BACK AT IT AGAIN!

WHAT ARE SPONGY MOTHS? Originally hailing from Europe, Asia, and North Africa, the spongy moth (Lymantria dispar), once known as the "gypsy moth," unknowingly journeyed to North America in 1869. ...
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Jun 1 2023

VIBURNUM BEETLES ON THE RISE – PROTECT YOUR PRECIOUS SHRUBS!

DON'T PANIC, WE'RE HERE TO HELP WHAT IS VIBURNUM LEAF BEETLE? The Viburnum Leaf Beetle (Pyrrhalta viburni) invaded southeastern Wisconsin in 2015 and has since wreaked havoc on susceptible Viburnum ...
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Jun 1 2023

SURVIVING THE DROUGHT: HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU WATER YOUR TREES TO KEEP THEM THRIVING?

While some trees in Wisconsin are more tolerant of drought than others, we do not have trees that are fully adapted to drought. Therefore, it is absolutely essential that trees ...
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Autumn Blaze Maple Drawing

Mar 11 2022

Tree Planting: Autumn Blaze Maple

Leaves changing in Autumn can be as beautiful as a watercolor painting and can invoke a closing of the year. Maples in particular can offer the best red and orange ...
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Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar)

Mar 1 2022

Change in Lymantria dispar Nomenclature

In July 2021, the Entomological Society of America announced that they have removed the common name of “Gypsy Moth” due to its derogatory nature. The ESA has initiated the Better ...
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Feb 2 2022

Becoming an ISA Certified Arborist

The International Society of Arboriculture is an organization that aids Arborists and other tree care professionals with accreditation, research, public awareness, safety information, professional development and much more. To become ...
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Spring soil

Jan 18 2022

Tree Health Management’s Biochar: what is it and how can it benefit your trees

Urban trees have a lot of stressors to live with from limited space to compacted and less than ideal soils. At Tree Health Management we want to aid your trees ...
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Mosquito Swarm by Trees

Dec 11 2021

IGR for my IPM? (Insect Growth Regulator for my Integrated Pest Management)

Pesticide use is certainly an ongoing concern in today’s world, so the idea of alternatives to these pesticides are met with great appeal.  One such alternative would be the use ...
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