What You Need to Know About Gypsy Moths

The DNR says the gypsy moth infestation that’s been plaguing our service area for some time is back again this year. This little guy can destroy a neighborhood full of trees in just a few short days. And while it’s a little late to remove egg masses if you didn’t get a chance to last month, it is the right time to call a certified arborist about applying some pesticide. But gypsy moths are a year round problem. If you have them on your property you’ll almost have to manage them all year round.First, know the signs of an..

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Are You Committing Fence Etiquette Fails?

“Etiquette.” It isn’t the first thing you think of when you think of a fence, is it? But when you build a fence your home isn’t the only thing you’re changing. Unless you live way out in the country, you’re changing your neighborhood, too. Neighborhoods mean people, and people mean etiquette. Fail #1: You didn’t talk to your neighbors first. You’re building the fence on your property. With your money.So it might rankle to think you might have to talk to anyone else.But think of all the annoyances that fence could bring. You could block a view your neighbor likes.

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The Best Wisconsin Plants for Your Pergola

One of the true joys of owning a pergola is selecting and cultivating climbing plants to compliment it. There’s nothing quite like looking up to see a lovely canopy of greenery and flowers winding in and out of a custom-made Northern White Cedar pergola. Combine the scent of the cedar with the scent of your favorite flowering plant, and you’ve got yourself a slice of sweet Heaven ready to last you all summer long. Now all you have to do is choose plants ready to survive Wisconsin’s climate. Most everyone in our service area is in Zone 4, as is..

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