Chicagoland Tree Care Information and Tips

Welcome to the Pro Tree Service blog! We are a trusted tree services company that has been providing quality tree care for more than 40 years. Our mission is to help our customers maintain the beauty and health of their trees and landscapes. Our blog is designed to provide helpful advice, tips, and resources for homeowners and professionals alike. We will cover topics ranging from pruning, fertilizing, and tree selection to storm damage cleanup, tree removal, and much more. No matter what your tree service needs are, we are here to help. Our team of certified arborists have the knowledge and experience to provide the best advice and solutions for your tree care needs. Give us a call today and let us help you keep your trees healthy and beautiful.

Breaking Down the Cost of Tree Removal

You’ve probably heard it before — the cost to remove a tree is outrageous. What many homeowners fail to realize, though, is that a professional tree removal service determines said cost based on certain factors. By better understanding tree removal and why companies charge what they do, you can make the most informed decision possible for your ... Breaking Down the Cost of Tree Removal

New Year’s Resolutions For Tree Owners

The new year is often associated with change and self-improvement. Maybe you’ve already decided that 2019 will be all about eating healthier and spending more time with family. On the other hand, perhaps your resolutions are money-based (saving up for a new house, preparing for retirement, etc.). While these are all great New Year’s resolutions, ... New Year’s Resolutions For Tree Owners

Top Curb Appeal Tips for Winter

The holiday season is a popular time of year to buy a house. If you’re selling, chances are you’ll be spending these new few weeks on various home improvement projects. Obviously, you want to get the highest possible offer when the process is all said and done. So what specifically do the experts recommend for ... Top Curb Appeal Tips for Winter

The Health Benefits of Trees

What does a well-rounded diet, regular exercise, and trees all have in common? Well, the fact is that each helps us feel our best. As you can see from US News, “Planting more trees beautifies urban neighborhoods while helping residents feel better.” Let’s check out some of the health benefits of trees: Trees reduce the risk ... The Health Benefits of Trees

The Signs of a Healthy Tree

You do everything possible to maintain your tree, from watering and fertilizing to occasional pruning. Unfortunately, much like humans, trees can become sick even with the best of care. Take a look at the following signs of a healthy tree: One central leader Most trees should be pruned to have one central leader. Not only ... The Signs of a Healthy Tree

The Life Cycle of a Tree

It’s pretty amazing how a tiny seed can eventually become a mature tree. In this post, we thought it would be interesting to look at the different stages of a tree’s life. Keep reading to learn more. Sprout (Germination) Every seed needs a safe place to germinate. Basically, the primary root breaks through the seed, ... The Life Cycle of a Tree

5 Trees You Will Never Want To Plant

Trees are essential to any community. They provide shade in the summer and add beauty to the neighborhood. But sometimes, trees can become a problem. Here are some reasons why some trees might be a headache to maintain:  Some trees have toxic leaves, have a terrible odor, or have harmful environmental effects.  Another issue is ... 5 Trees You Will Never Want To Plant

Where to See Fall Colors in Chicago

Fall is a time of change when the leaves offer a natural multicolored display of shades of yellow, orange, and red. For many people, fall is also a time of travel, as they take advantage of the beautiful colors to visit scenic destinations. If you’re looking for someplace to see the fall colors in Chicago, ... Where to See Fall Colors in Chicago

Top Curb Appeal Tips for Autumn

It’s no surprise why fall is one of the more popular times to buy a home. New buyers not only have good weather for moving but also have plenty of time to get their dwelling ready for the holiday season. So, as a seller, you want to be sure that your house catches the eyes ... Top Curb Appeal Tips for Autumn

Why Trees Shed Their Leaves in Autumn

Autumn is a favorite season for many of us here in Chicago. After all, who doesn’t appreciate the cooler weather, football-filled weekends, and pumpkin-spiced everything? These aren’t the only reasons to appreciate fall, though. Nothing beats going on a walk and noticing all the fall foliage around the city. But have you ever wondered why ... Why Trees Shed Their Leaves in Autumn

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