The Care of Trees: Lake Bluff, Illinois Office

Professional Tree Care Service in Lake Bluff, Illinois

Our team of certified arborists provide professional tree care in Highland Park, Bannockburn, Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, Libertyville and many other nearby areas. Your property is our priority.

Tree Services

  • Damage, disease or safety concerns can turn some trees from an asset into a liability. When this occurs, our certified and bonded arborists can be trusted for safe and efficient tree removal service in Lake Bluff.

    Look for these signs as an indicator it may be time to remove:

    • Heaving soil at the base of the trunk and beneath the canopy
    • Decay-producing fungi, such as mushrooms, growing at the base of the trunk
    • Chipped or peeling bark and cracks in the trunk
    • Cavities in the trunk or large scaffold branches
    • Dead or hanging branches in the upper crown
    • Fine twigs without living buds near the ends of branches
  • Tree trimming service is an important tool to help sustain a tree’s health and retain its natural appearance. We assess your tree’s trimming needs from removal of unhealthy limbs to disease reduction.

    These signs can indicate when it’s time for professional tree trimming:

    • Your tree appears too close to power lines
    • Branches are close or are touching your home
    • You see dead, unsightly or loose hanging branches
    • Your trees have not been trimmed or pruned in the last three years
    • You would like your tree shaped for a more aesthetic curb appeal
  • Trees and shrubs in an urban setting loose nutrients in a number of ways, but applying fertilizer is a way to restore vitality.  Our slow-release fertilizer Arbor Green PRO® replaces nutrients and improves resistance to disease and stressful weather while maximizing the beauty of your trees and shrubs.

  • Plant Health Care is the best solution for maintaining your property’s trees over the long haul; it’s total health care for your trees. Our PHC program is designed for clients who are looking to save time, money and frustration by being proactive in the health of their trees and landscape.

    Some of our plant health care solutions include:

    • Air spade instruments to relieve soil compaction
    • Soil remediation techniques
    • Supplemental nutrition
    • Supplemental irrigation
    • As well as other tree remediation tools

    Contact your local TCOT arborist for more information on how a PHC program can help you reach your property goals.

  • We now offer premium organic mulch sourced locally and available for delivery and installation. Click here for more information.

Tree Pest & Disease Management

Your greatest outdoor investment can become a liability if tree pests and diseases are not managed properly. Be aware of the symptoms of these common Illinois tree pests and diseases:

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Office Details

  • Manager, The Care of Trees - Clayton Ruyle
    Clayton Ruyle

    “Our team of licensed, professional arborists is passionate about providing you with excellent service. We know each client is different, and our tree and landscape care recommendations are tailored to your property’s unique needs.”

    • Abbott Park
    • Aptakisic
    • Bannockburn
    • Deerfield
    • Great Lakes
    • Green Oaks
    • Gurnee
    • Half Day
    • Highland Park
    • Highwood
    • Lake Bluff
    • Lake Forest
    • Libertyville
    • Lincolnshire
    • Mettawa
    • Pleasant PR
    • Prairie View
    • Riverwoods
    • Vernon Hills
    • Wadsworth
    • Waukegan
  • The guys did a GREAT job! They cleaned up very nicely and were all about safety. Thanks! We will definitely be calling you again in the future.

    Debbie E.

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The Care of Trees: Lake Bluff, Illinois Office 847.961.4888 28981 N Herky Dr, Lake Bluff, IL 60044 Our team of certified arborists provide professional tree care in Highland Park, Bannockburn, Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, Libertyville and many other nearby areas. Your property is our priority.