Dogwood Trees Native to Illinois

Posted by on Apr 27, 2018 in News |

To continue our ongoing series highlighting the native trees in the Chicago region, we will cover the dogwood tree.  Dogwood trees are found throughout the Chicago area because they are a very popular ornamental tree.  Most species of dogwood have stunning flowers that bloom early in the spring and in the fall, the green leaves turn to brilliant purples and reds.  Dogwoods are also small to medium sized trees and do not need a lot of space to...

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The Mighty Oak: Oak Trees of the Chicago Region

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in News |

At Hendricksen Tree Care, we are not only professional arborists, but also tree enthusiasts who are dedicated to caring for the many types of trees found throughout the Chicago area.  For the first feature of our blog series highlighting the many different trees of Chicago, we start with the mighty oak tree.  The oak tree has a long history in the Chicago area.  Before Chicago was established and developed as a city, oak trees were by far the...

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Common Types of Trees in Chicago, IL & Northwest Suburbs

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018 in News, Tree Care Tips |

The spring season is an exciting time in the Chicago area because residents are treated to warmer weather, more hours of sunlight, and blooming trees and flowers all at once.  Now that the spring weather has finally arrived in Chicago, residents can expect to see the flowers and foliage of our trees and shrubs fill out over the next several weeks.  One of the many unique characteristics about Chicago that makes it such a great city is the...

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Types of Flowering Trees You Will See this Spring in the Chicago Area

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in News, Tree Care Tips |

Even though the winter seems to be stubborn about leaving the Chicago area, we have indeed reached the spring season.  People in the Midwest are always excited when spring arrives because it means the end of the long, dull, and freezing winter and that start of warmer temperatures and fresh spring colors as trees, shrubs, and flowers begin to bloom.  Let’s hope that we are experiencing the last breath of winter so that we can start to see and...

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