Homeowner Education

This section is a compilation of great information for anyone that wants to learn more about trees.  Each of the below links provides useful information in understanding how trees work, why they are important, tree management considerations, how to properly care for your trees, and help in selecting a provider to help with the care of your trees.  Any further questions and/or interest beyond the scope of these articles can be sent to our Arborist directly.  Click here to “Ask the Arborist”.

 

Why Hire an Arborist?

http://www.treesaregood.org/treeowner/whyhireanarborist

*ITCS can be found on both the Wisconsin Arborist Association (WAA) and International Society of Arboriculture websites.  Just click the “Find an Arborist” link!

Benefits of Trees

http://www.treesaregood.org/treeowner/benefitsoftrees

Choosing the Right Tree for Planting in Wisconsin

http://www.treesaregood.org/treeowner/choosingtherighttree

http://hort.uwex.edu/topics/trees-shrubs/tree-shrub-selection/

http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/urbanforests/documents/treesstreetside.pdf

http://planthardiness.ars.usda.gov/PHZMWeb/

Tree Benefit Calculator

http://www.treebenefits.com/calculator/index.cfm

Plant Health Care

http://www.treesaregood.org/treeowner/planthealthcare

Why to Prune your Trees

http://www.treesaregood.org/treeowner/pruningyourtrees

Managing Tree Risk and Hazards

http://www.treesaregood.org/treeowner/treehazards

Anatomy of a Tree

https://www.arborday.org/trees/TreeGuide/anatomy.cfm