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A professional arborist is carefully pruning a tree in Southern IL.

When Are Trimming & Pruning Services Necessary?

Amid the picturesque landscapes of Southern Illinois and Central Missouri, maintaining the health and beauty of your trees is a rewarding endeavor. As seasons change and trees evolve, the question arises: When is the optimal time to invest in trimming and pruning services? At MadCow Outdoor Service, we understand the

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Rotating cutting disk grinding away at a stump on the property of a home in Southern, IL.

Stump Removal vs. Stump Grinding

After removing a tree from your property in Southern IL or Central MO, it’s common to be left with a substantial stump as a lingering reminder of the tree’s presence. However, when you reach out to MadCow Outdoor Service for assistance, you can bid farewell to the unsightly stump and

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A man and a woman wearing green sweaters, hats, and gloves are trimming their tree during the winter in Alton, IL.

Why Winter is the Best Time for Tree Trimming

As winter approaches, homeowners often shift their focus from outdoor landscaping to cozy indoor activities. However, this season offers a unique opportunity for tree care that should not be overlooked. With its colder temperatures and dormant trees, winter is the ideal time for trimming your trees. Our experts at MadCow

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Part of a tree that has fallen on the property of an Alton, IL residence after a storm.

How to Protect Your Trees During a Storm

Trees play a significant role in our landscape, providing beauty and many benefits. They offer refreshing shade, enhance air quality, and add a touch of natural splendor to our surroundings. Unfortunately, when severe storms strike, trees become susceptible to damage, posing property and personal safety risks. If you want to

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A person in Southern IL Spraying leaves that have been eaten and are discolored from a pest infestation with insecticide.

Signs Your Trees Are Infested with Pests & How to Treat It

A pest infestation on your tree can cause diseases or even kill your tree. It’s important to keep your trees protected with pest prevention. MadCow Tree Services provides eco-friendly solutions to help you with any pests you notice taking over your trees. Trees are an important part of our environment,

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From a tree service company, two male arborists in jumpsuits and safety vests standing between two trees, assessing the level of care they need on this property in Alton, IL.

4 Things to Look for in a Tree Service Company

When it comes to maintaining the trees on your property, choosing a reputable and professional tree service company is important. Choosing the right company can ensure the health and longevity of your trees, as well as the safety of your property. In Alton, IL, one such company that has been

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