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Planning to Fertilize Your Trees for Spring

Though winter in Wisconsin is known to last what feels like forever, spring is closer than you think. When your trees and shrubs begin to awaken from their dormant stages, they’re going to be in need of nutrition. Beginning towards the end of March through the month of April, attending to the soil that surrounds your trees and shrubs can help them receive the nutrition they’re starving for…Continue Reading

2019-01-18T12:06:16+00:00 January 18th, 2019|

Preparing Your Soil For Fall

Fall is a crucial time for tree care. Throughout the summer, trees endure a variety of different weather patterns – from high temperatures to strong storms. The effects of wind and heat can make trees weaker over time. Additionally, trees naturally use up their nutrients in order to survive against attacks from pests and diseases throughout the year…Continue Reading 

2018-10-25T13:37:27+00:00 September 25th, 2018|

Why Your Trees Aren’t Greener: Chlorosis in Trees

One aspect of the fall season many people look forward to is the changes in tree colors. Just before the temperatures drop, trees drop in chlorophyll in preparation for the winter months. However, sometimes color change can happen prematurely. While a drop in chlorophyll continues to be the reason for color change, it’s often a result of a tree dealing with a threat to its health…Continue Reading

2018-10-25T13:48:44+00:00 September 20th, 2018|

Why Fall Trunk Injections Are Important

While tree care varies on the time of year, there is no bad time to consider tree injections. Trunk injections introduce fertilizers and insecticides into the xylem of a tree using capsules. This ensures the tree is getting 100% of the materials they need without run off or leaching and the protection they deserve. When it comes to staying on top of tree disease and tree pests, fall tree injections are a must-take precaution…Continue Reading

2018-10-25T13:54:34+00:00 September 4th, 2018|

Summer Tree Care Tips

There’s something about relaxing in the backyard with friends, family and food during a warm, summer day. Green grass and lively trees really set the stage for the perfect home outing. However, not preparing your trees and shrubs for the summer can result in a less-enjoyable scene. As summer approaches, there are a few maintenance steps that can be taken to meet the vision you have for your yard while ensuring proper health…Continue Reading

2018-10-25T13:45:36+00:00 June 18th, 2018|

The Benefits Of Hiring A Certified Arborist

Proper tree care is an investment that can lead to significant return. Healthy, attractive trees not only enhance the appearance of your property but add value as well.  However, properly maintaining the trees and shrubs around your residential or commercial property requires a certain level of expertise and plenty of time…Continue Reading

2018-10-25T13:46:06+00:00 June 11th, 2018|

The Science in Wachtel Tree Science

The term “science” has always been in our name, and you may have wondered why. Science is a process of inquiry that allows us to test our ideas of how things might actually work.

2017-11-03T15:27:54+00:00 October 16th, 2017|

Why Should I Care for My Trees?

Well what do you think? Do trees need our help? I was first introduced to this line of thinking early in my career as people would ask me, “Why do I need to treat my trees?”

2017-11-03T15:27:05+00:00 October 16th, 2017|