Introducing Winkler's Tree and Lawn Service! Founded in 1975, Winkler's has grown to be one of the largest comprehensive tree and lawn care specialists in the Chicago land area. In addition to being Illinois' first nationally accredited tree care company by the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA), Winklers is a Certified Arborist and member of both the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and the Society of Commercial Arboriculture (SCA).
Winkler’s 40+ full-time professionals provide a full range of arboriculture services to residential, commercial and governmental customers. We are licensed, bonded and insured. Therefore, you can rest assured knowing that our number one priority is safety!
As a local Prospect Heights, IL 60070 tree and lawn care contractor, we do more than just remove trees and trim trees. We also provide various tree preservation services such as root pruning and/or crown pruning that can be performed as regular maintenance or can assist in minimizing impact to trees during construction projects. We also offer various fertilization programs, disease treatments and pest control treatments that can protect your trees from disease and/or invasive insects that make seek to use your trees as a host or home. Winkler's specializes in performing preventative care treatments for Emerald Ash Borer, Dutch elm disease, crab apple scab, oak wilt, hawthorn rust and more.
Winkler's Tree Service employs a team of full time Arborists and technicians which allow us to accurately identify your trees species and diagnose your trees issues. We provide Arborist Assessments and Tree Inventory Services per our customers request or as required by many local municipalities permit processes (resulting from local tree preservation ordinances). Employing a Certified Arborist to author your tree inventory and action plan will result in an accurate and intelligent plan to preserve and maintain the trees on your property.
In addition to our tree and shrub services, Winkler's also provides a complete line of lawn care services which include aeration and fertilization programs that include grub and insect control as well as broadleaf weed control.
Healthy looking lawns do not happen all by themselves. Our team of experts can prescribe a fertilization and treatment package that will be tailored specific to your property’s needs. Our staff will take the time to explain the circumstances that are specific to your lawns deficiencies. We can help you achieve the well-manicured lawn that will make your lawn the talk of the neighborhood.
We are familiar with the municipal code of the Village of Prospect Heights, IL as it relates to trees.
11-7-17: VEGETATION CONTROL: Learn more by visiting the Village of Prospect Heights Website:
1. Application For Tree Trimming Permit: Applications for tree trimming permits shall include assurance that the work will be accomplished by competent workers with supervision who are experienced in accepted tree pruning practices. Tree trimming permits shall designate an expiration date in the interest of assuring that the work will be expeditiously accomplished.
2. Damage To Trees: Poor pruning practices resulting in damaged or misshapen trees will not be tolerated and shall be grounds for cancellation of the tree trimming permit and for assessment of damages. The city will require compensation for trees extensively damaged and for trees removed without authorization. The formula developed by the International Society Of Arboriculture will be used as a basis for determining the compensation for damaged trees or unauthorized removal of trees. The city may require the removal and replacement of trees if trimming or radical pruning would leave them in an unacceptable condition.