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Lake Bluff, IL 60044

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Plant Health Care

The objective of PHC is to
maintain or improve the
landscape’s appearance,
vitality and – in the case of trees –
safety, using the most cost-effective and environmentally sensitive practices and treatments available. Plant Health Care involves monitoring, using preventive treatments, and adopting a strong commitment to working closely with you.

  • Disease and Pest Identification
  • Management Programs
  • Treatment Prescriptions
  • Integrated Pest Monitoring

Offering Preventative Treatment for Emerald Ash Borer

We now know the EAB has made its way into our area. Protect your trees now – call us to learn more about how we’re trying to combat this disease, determined to harm so many Ash trees.

Emerald Ash Borer

Licensed Applicators

Be assured all of our Plant Health Care applicators are properly licensed and trained through the Illinois Department of Agriculture. You and your family can trust our applicators to use only our products correctly.

How do I improve my plant health?

How do I improve my plant health?

You can improve the growth and health of your plants with just a little extra time and attention.

  • Prepare your soil before planting by loosening the tops six inches, adding organic matter and mixing well.
  • Don’t smother your plants with soil. Most plants only require a layer of soil about ¼ inch thick.
  • Remove weeds as quickly as possible as they steal important nutrients and water from your growing plants.
  • For flowering plants, deadhead faded petals to restore the health and performance of the entire plant.

How do I maintain a healthy plant?

How do I maintain a healthy plant?

The key to maintaining a healthy plant is to prevent the disease triangle. Plant disease only occurs when all three sides of the triangle are present, so keep at least one side from occurring and you can ensure the health of your plants. The plant triangle forms when the following things are present:
  • A host – in this case, the plant
  • A pathogen – such as a fungus, virus or bacteria
  • The right environmental conditions – such as humidity or drought