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 2011-Monitoring for Threats

Spring 2011 Newsletter in Adobe PDF format

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

In this computer age we all know how important it is to keep up to date antivirus, and anti malware software to protect our sensitive equipment from malicious threats of all kinds. Similarly, there are a multitude of threats which put your trees at risk. Wachtel Tree Science employs a number of ways to keep ahead of these dangers.  

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Spring 2011-Wachtel Plants Trees

By: Jean Ferdinandsen Certified Arborist WI-0149A

A new tree is an investment and a legacy for the future. Proper planting and follow up care will help capitalize on your investment. We always put extra effort into the planting process to ensure a good start for your tree.

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Your Tree Care Prescription Letter

All winter long the arborist's at Wachtel Tree Science have been thoughtfully preparing your individualized Tree Care Prescription Letters. Your individualized letter is tailor made exclusively for your property.

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Winter 2011- It is never just one thing

Winter 2011 Newsletter in Adobe PDF format

By: Bill Reichenbach – Certified Arborist WI-0188A

Rarely does any one factor determine the final out come 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 determines the final outcome. This is certainly true with trees and tree health. Trees in developed landscapes and in the forest are continually subjected to various stress

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Winter 2011-An Arborists view of 2010 and What Might Come in 2011

Winter 2011 Newsletter in Adobe PDF format

By: Dave Scharfenberger Board Certified Master Arborist WI-0131

The summary of the previous year is always fairly easy. Even I can usually remember the highlights of last season (just don't ask me what I had for breakfast yesterday!). Predicting the future can be more of a challenge....

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Winter 2011-Location, Location, Location

Winter 2011 Newsletter in Adobe PDF format

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

In real estate considerations, location is the most important aspect of a property. The value and worth of a great location cannot be overstated. We strive to live in homes that maximize the location factor so that it is very pleasant......

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Fall 2010 - Age Matters

By: Jeffrey P. Hagfors, Certified Arborist WI-0181A

Professional tree pruning is the single best investment a homeowner can provide to improve the health, beauty and survival of their trees. However, improper pruning done by untrained tree cutters or self proclaimed arborists can severely damage and even kill healthy trees. Wachtel Tree Science has 27 experienced and Certified Arborists on staff; the largest of any professional tree care firm in Wisconsin.

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Fall 2010-Things to think about now

Fall 2010 Newsletter in Adobe PDF format

By: Bill Reichenbach Certified Arborist WI-0188

The growing season is winding down and another summer has passed. Our trees and landscape plants are going dormant – dormant but very much alive. Fall is the time to think about protecting your plants for the winter and preparing for next year.


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Fall 2010-Whats Your Rate of Return?

Fall 2010 Newsletter in Adobe PDF format

 By: Jean Ferdinandsen, Certified Arborist WI-0149A

There is a way to increase your rate of return in today's economy! Invest in your trees to guarantee a strong rate of return on your tree capital investment and enhance property value.

Trees provide many benefits for both our environment and society. Here are just a few of the things that trees do:

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Fall 2010-Leaf Spots, Early Fall Colors, Leaf Drop, Oh My!

Fall 2010 Newsletter in Adobe PDF format

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

It has been increasing ever since the middle of summer – trees showing greater and greater amounts of stress as summer has worn on. The number of concerned calls we received inquiring as to the reasons for this have increased right along with these symptoms.

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