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Chicago Suntimes Article Poison Ivy 

Winkler's Tree and Lawn Service loves to share articles and information which will help our clients become more educated about managing their trees and turf areas. This article provides some good insight on poison ivy.  Did you know that poison ivy can take various forms, such as vines or shrubs. it is important to be able to identify Poison ivy by the shape of it's leaves.  Also, did you know that dogs are not allergic. However, if your dog rubs up against poison ivy that they can transfer it to a human?   

Read the full article by clicking here to view it in PDF format.

We have been telling our clients for years that it is not healthy for your tree when your landscaper piles up extra mulch at the base of your tree. On September 5, 2017 the Chicago Tribune published this article in print, titled: "Extra soil, mulch at base of tree can lead to decay".  You can also read the article in its digital version on the Chicago Tribune website by clicking here.

Chicago Tribune Mulch at Base of Tree


2014-BEST-PICK-winklers-280Winkler's Tree and Lawn Service is proud to announce that we have been designated "Best Pick in 2014" by BestPickReports.com.  This report is published by EBSCO Research who is an independent research firm that currently publishes Home Reports and Best Pick Reports. EBSCO Research evaluates and documents the performance of home service providers in order to equip homeowners with the information they need to make informed decisions. EBSCO Research bases their reports on consumer reviews and testimonials. Therefore, a designation provided as "Best Pick" from EBSCO Research equates to real life customers voting Winkler's as a "Best Pick" when it comes to tree and lawn services in the Chicago area!

Trees in NapervilleWinkler's Tree and Lawn Service strives to educate our clients regarding the specific tree regulations with in their local city or village. As a local Tree Contractor that serves many Chicago area municipalities, we are up to date in understanding each Village or City's tree ordinances and municipal codes. This article provides information to relative to "all things trees", in the City of Naperville. 

Naperville loves trees! Did you notice that they have a tree in their City logo? The City of Naperville, IL spans an area of 39 square miles through DuPage County and Will County in the State of Illinois. As a suburban city just outside of Chicago, Naperville continues to grow! As of 2012 estimates Naperville boasted a population of 143,684. 

Northbrook Village Greenx150Winkler's Tree Service provides tree and lawn care for residential, commercial and municipal clients throughout the Chicago area and surrounding suburbs. Our level of service is the same, despite the value of your project!

This blog article features a recent project where Winkler's performed Gypsy Moth Treatments for our client the Village of Northbrook Park District. As part of regular maintenance, and as part of a progressive plan to protect trees in the Village of Northbrook's Village Green, Winkler's applied gypsy moth treatments to over 100 trees.

Highland Park IMG 6263Winkler's Tree and Lawn Service often provides tree trimming and tree removal services for residential clients in Highland Park, IL. Most home owners do not realize that your local municipalities require permits to perform tree trimming and/or removal in relation to maintenance of your private trees.  This project is a good example of why you should trust a tree removal contractor that is familiar with your local municipalities ordinances. As this project included the removal of a 38" Elm tree. Due to our familiarity with the City of Highland Park, IL tree ordinance, our certified Arborist was able to prove to the City of Highland Park that this tree was dead, diseased or dying. Therefore, no mitigation was required in association with the removal of this tree.