The Mighty Oak: Oak Trees of the Chicago Region

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in News | 0 comments

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 | 0 comments

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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Guide for Tree Cutting Safety

Posted by on Mar 30, 2018 in News, Tree Care Tips |

Trees are always an excellent addition, and often a main focal point, in residential yards and public landscapes.  They add natural beauty and shade to any outside space and are generally a positive presence on your property.  Because trees are living organisms, they are susceptible to diseases and insect infestations that can result in extensive damage.  Trees are also vulnerable to sustaining structural damage from severe storms that include...

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Changing Plants to Match a Changing Climate

Posted by on Mar 16, 2018 in News, Tree Care Tips |

The weather in the Chicago area can be extremely volatile.  Between the Canadian arctic air, Lake Michigan wind chills, cold and damp springs, and hot summers, it sometimes makes me wonder why I still live here.  If the wild changes in weather are difficult for us to deal with, it is also difficult for the trees that we care for. I enjoy the different seasons of the Chicago area.  In the beginning of March, it snowed just a couple more times,...

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Finding a Reliable Tree Care Service Provider

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in News |

But wait, there should be more, right? I’m writing today to share a fundamental belief about you and your trees and shrubs.  Let me explain, you wouldn’t take a prescription from your doctor without a visit first?  Then why would we randomly sign up for yearly tree services from a landscaper or lawn care company or big box service provider to help your trees? All too often we are going, going, and going. Seldom do we have the time...

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