Plant Doctor's Seasonal Report

The Plant Doctor's Seasonal Report brings you the most important and interesting seasonal Wisconsin tree care information. This is where our Wisconsin Certified Arborists share their experience and passion for all aspects of the tree care industry. From preventative plant health care topics like the Wisconsin Emerald Ash Borer epidemic to daily happenings at the Wachtel office, the Plant Doctor's Seasonal Report keeps you informed.

Read below to see the most up to date tree care information from our Wachtel staff of Certified Arborists and Wisconsin tree care specialists. For even more information on important tree care, take a look at our Wisconsin tree care news blog.

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Spring 2012 - Roots

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By: Bill Reichenbach, Certified Arborist WI-0188A

When thinking about trees and tree health, we should be more aware of what is below ground. Healthy root systems are vital to the health and longevity of trees. A vigorous expanding root system is supported by healthy soils. Often times when the trees crown appears stressed - thin canopy, small or chlorotic leaves, branch dieback - it is the root system and corresponding soils that are the real issue.

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Winter 2012 - It is never just one thing

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Winter 2012 - It Is Never Just One Thing
by Bill Reichenbach, Certified Arborist WI-0188A
Rarely does any one factor determine the final
outcome, from a single event in life or in
nature. It is just too complicated; so many
factors come into play over the course of time
that determine the final outcome. This is certainly true

Winter 2012-Behind the Scenes

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Many organizations and households have people who work
quietly, behind the scenes, to keep operations running
smoothly. Two of the key people who do this at Wachtel
Tree Science are Janet Doss and Brent Kahn.
Janet heads the Plant Health Care (PHC) department. She has
been in this role for over 21 years, and has been an integral part of

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Winter 2012-Behind the Scenes

arborist newsletter

Many organizations and households have people who work
quietly, behind the scenes, to keep operations running
smoothly. Two of the key people who do this at Wachtel
Tree Science are Janet Doss and Brent Kahn.
Janet heads the Plant Health Care (PHC) department. She has
been in this role for over 21 years, and has been an integral part of

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Winter 2012 - Winter Tours

Winter 2012-Winter Tours If you had any concerns last year or are wonderingif our mild winter has had an impact onthat favorite tree, feel free to call us. We do a lotof property tours this time of year. So, even ifyou do not have any specific concerns, but wanta Certified Arborist to check out your property,give us a call.

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Winter 2012-Safety Rules

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Ninety percent of the nation’s 300 million residents have cell phone accounts. The National Safety Council has called for a nationwide ban on cell phone use while driving, a prohibition opposed by the industry. “Studiesshow that driving while talking on a cell phone is extremely dangerous and puts drivers at a four times greater risk of a crash,” said Janet Froetscher, the council’s president and CEO.

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Winter 2012- The Super Power Advantage

By: Anthony C. Arnoldi, Board-Certified Master Arborist WI-0102B

Up, up and away! Is it a bird, or a plane? No…it’s just your friendly, neighborhood
Wachtel Arborist wielding the awesome power that is his to control in winter…x-ray
vision! With this power, we are able to leap up into any tall tree,see more powerfully
than any binoculars, and help trees faster than a speeding bullet.Yes, we can be superheroes

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Winter2012-PlantTree.

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By: Bill Reichenbach, Certified Arborist WI-0188A

One dictionary definition of sustain is ‘strengthen or support physically or mentally’. Other meanings include, maintain, provide for, continue, keep alive, and nourish. What better way of sustaining yourself then planting a tree! Trees provide for us in so many ways: oxygen, wood, food, beauty, the list goes on and on. Not only do they provide for us, but also for much of the life on the planet. Birds, insects, mammals, all life depends upon plants to sustain themselves.

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Winter 2012-Training Pruning

Arborists Newsletter

By: Jean Ferdinandsen, Certified Arborist WI-0149A

The primary objective of pruning young trees is to develop a framework of sturdy, well spaced branches on a strong trunk. Good branch structure, proper form, and tree strength all develop with training pruning.

Pruning done early in a tree’s life removes weak branches and corrects form when branches are relatively small. This reduces the size of pruning wounds, which results in faster closure and less opportunity for decay.

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Winter 2012-Safety Rules

arborist newsletter 

Ninety percent of the nation’s 300 million residents have cell phone accounts. The National Safety Council has called for a nationwide ban on cell phone use while driving, a prohibition opposed by the industry. “Studiesshow that driving while talking on a cell phone is extremely dangerous and puts drivers at a four times greater risk of a crash,” said Janet Froetscher, the council’s president and CEO.

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