PHC on the Lookout – April Showers bring May Flowers?

As you may have noticed, spring is approaching much slower this year, than last year. The plants have noticed this also and haven’t quite exited their winter sleep. We are still experiencing cold night temperatures and cool days. The Plant Health Care Department at Kramer Tree Specialists is carefully monitoring weather conditions in our area. […]

PHC on the Lookout – Continuing Drought Conditions Affect Area Landscapes

While the lack of snow and mild temperatures early this winter may be a welcome change for Chicago residents, it adds additional stress for trees and shrubs that have already suffered through the drought experienced last year. Often, plants that have suffered through drought conditions are more vulnerable to other plant diseases and insects. These […]