Tag Archives: Nelson Tree Service

Effects of Drought on Your Trees

Here in Northern Illinois, we have been experiencing crazy weather over the last decade.  Between having little rain one year to an abundance the next year, then having extreme winters of heavy snow or subfreezing temperatures, it is a wonder our trees are still standing! The reason for speaking about the topic of drought is because […]

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Tree Care Tips for Selling Your Home

    Tree Care When Selling Your Home Selling your home can be very stressful.  However, with a few tips on making your home more appealing, you can increase your chances for a sale exponentially!  While there are many tips being offered to make your house feel more like a home, and dressing up your […]

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Proper Mulching

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Most people know that they should Mulch around their trees, but very few know why or how much to use.  Mulch has many benefits for the tree, but if done incorrectly can actually do more harm than good. Below is the publication from TreesAreGood.Org for their guidelines on proper mulching.  Please read through it, and […]

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Benefits of Trees

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Here at Nelson Tree Service-‘The Cure for Trees’, Inc., we value trees.  We are dedicated to preserving trees, and we sincerely desire to do the best job we can for you and your trees!  While not every tree can be kept onsite, and there are times when a removal is the best or only option, […]

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How to properly sharpen your Stihl Chainsaw

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We prefer to use Stihl chainsaws in our operations routinely (and no, this is not a paid advertisement!) We do recommend their chainsaws for home use as well, if you can put it in your budget. Routinely, we see our customers trying to use a chainsaw with a dull chain. This is ineffective, and causes a […]

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