Fall Pruning and Fertilization...

Monday, October 26, 2015 by

Now is the best time to fertilize your trees and shrubs. Fall fertilizer applications provide nutrients that are absorbed by plants and stored until they are needed for growth. Even though the top of the plant appears dormant, the...

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Odd Oak Galls

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by

It seems to be the season for odd oak galls. I’ve had several questions come into the office and while prepping for a fall tree walk this past week, I discovered many oak galls. Galls can be defined as...

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Autumn Leaves Peaking...

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 by

According to horticulture experts in Illinois, favorable spring and summer weather will lead to vibrant fall tree colors throughout the state. Some sugar and red maples have already started to change color at Klehm.  The fall tree colors could...

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Why Leaves Change Color...

Saturday, October 10, 2015 by

Every autumn we revel in the beauty of the fall colors. The mixture of red, purple, orange and yellow is the result of chemical processes that take place in the tree as the seasons change from summer to winter....

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