Right Tree Right Place

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Planting a tree is one of the best, low-cost investments property owners can do for themselves and for the community.  Trees clean air, prevent erosion, manage stormwater, cool landscapes, provides beauty, and increases property values, to name a few.  These benefits are only enjoyed when the right tree is planted in the right place.  Proper […]

Tip of the Week – When to Plant and Transplant Trees

90 inch Tree Spade

“To plant or not to plant, that is the question.” There are a number of conditions and criteria that determine the optimal time for planting and transplanting trees. There are also a variety of situations that may arise. It’s important to keep the health of the tree in mind when deciding to plant or transplant. […]

Tree of the Week – Eastern White Pine

Eastern White Pine is a distinctly unique conifer belonging to the ‘soft pines’ sub group of the Pinus genus. Historically, it has a huge range of native stands in 31 states and several Canadian provinces. This includes isolated native stands in Illinois such as White Pines State Park in Oregon, Illinois. The native habitats of […]