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Chicago Suntimes Article Poison Ivy 

Winkler's Tree and Lawn Service loves to share articles and information which will help our clients become more educated about managing their trees and turf areas. This article provides some good insight on poison ivy.  Did you know that poison ivy can take various forms, such as vines or shrubs. it is important to be able to identify Poison ivy by the shape of it's leaves.  Also, did you know that dogs are not allergic. However, if your dog rubs up against poison ivy that they can transfer it to a human?   

Read the full article by clicking here to view it in PDF format.

We have been telling our clients for years that it is not healthy for your tree when your landscaper piles up extra mulch at the base of your tree. On September 5, 2017 the Chicago Tribune published this article in print, titled: "Extra soil, mulch at base of tree can lead to decay".  You can also read the article in its digital version on the Chicago Tribune website by clicking here.

Chicago Tribune Mulch at Base of Tree


2014-BEST-PICK-winklers-280Winkler's Tree and Lawn Service is proud to announce that we have been designated "Best Pick in 2014" by  This report is published by EBSCO Research who is an independent research firm that currently publishes Home Reports and Best Pick Reports. EBSCO Research evaluates and documents the performance of home service providers in order to equip homeowners with the information they need to make informed decisions. EBSCO Research bases their reports on consumer reviews and testimonials. Therefore, a designation provided as "Best Pick" from EBSCO Research equates to real life customers voting Winkler's as a "Best Pick" when it comes to tree and lawn services in the Chicago area!