Homeowners should do any pruning or cutting work on their oak trees now, not wait until summer, to prevent the introduction and spread of oak wilt, a serious fungus disease, tree experts are advis... more.
In addition to the removal of infected parkway trees by the village, residents will be responsible for removing private trees that are infected.more more.
Take a hike, see a 4,800 year old tree. http://www.chicagotribune.com/travel/la-tr-bristleconepine-20110710,0,7840224.story more.
It is said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. While it is cetainly true that most problems are easier to prevent than cure, there is still always a need for tools that can be use... more.
TREE-age (emmamectin benzoate) is now a Restricted Use Pesticide. TREE-age is still available, however applicators must now be Certified Pesticide Applicators prior to purchase and delivery. Each s... more.
RTSA's sister company, Rainbow Treecare, has undertaken one of the largest soil treatment research projects this past summer in Minneapolis. The study is looking at the various soil treatments used... more.