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Accurate Oak Wilt Diagnosis

Many trees are being removed for a misdiagnosis.  In our area, many oak trees are removed because they were diagnosed with oak wilt, but in actuality they have oak anthracnose.  Although anthracnose can be a precursor to oak wilt because of the decline of vigor and vitality caused by severe cases of anthracnose, it is not necessary to remove the oak tree because of oak anthracnose.

Contact us for an accurate diagnosis -

Verbal diagnosis - $150 and consultation

Laboratory diagnosis - $225 and consultation

Do not plan for an oak removal because of a misdiagnosis!

Check out our Oak Wilt page on this website


ASM, Victorian Gardens and 2 other companies are on the TCIA Website and ISA Today Internet Magazine. The Links are below, check it out:



Jeff and Dawn Thierbach are the proprietors of Victorian Gardens. Jeff is a Board Certified Master Arborist and has been employed in the green industry for 38 years. Dawn is a Certified Arborist and has been employed in the green industry for 22 years. The company was established in 1995. We have 1 ISA Board Certified Master Arborist, 1 ISA Utility Specialist, 1 ISA Certified Arborist, 2 ASCA Registered Consulting Arborists, 2 TCIA Certified Tree Care Safety Professionals, 1 ISA Qualified Tree Risk Assessment Consultant, 1 MIOSHA Level 1 Certified Safety Manager,1 ACRT Certified Line Clearance Arborist and 1 Certified Pesticide Applicator available for your convenience.

Victorian Gardens specializes in commercial, municipal and residential tree & shrub care. Each and every client, whether a corporation, municipality or a home owner, is treated with the utmost   respect. Your opinions are important to us. Services performed by Victorian Gardens: Tree & shrub pruning and removal, landscaping, gardening, plant health care, stump grinding, diagnostic procedures, fertilization, rod and cable, maintenance, construction tree care and consulting.

Victorian Gardens also provides training for professional and recreational climbers from beginning to advance. Please contact us for advanced notice of our training workshops. We perform these services according to the ANSI Z133 and the ANSI A300 Industry Standards and are professionals in our field. Unlike other companies, Victorian Gardens' proprietors and Certified Arborists are out in the field daily. The Board Certified Master Arborist and Certified Arborist not only consult, diagnose and estimate, they also perform the procedures on the daily work schedule.

http://www.wlns.com/story/15259716/2011/08/12/michigan - Publicity Interview for 2011 MTCC

Nancy Carpenter, Jeff Thierbach, James McGinnis are in the video.

Victorian Gardens is a Member of TCIA - Tree Care Industry Association, ASM -Arboriculture Society of Michigan - the Michigan Chapter of ISA, and ASCA – American Society of Consulting Arborists.

Contact us for your tree & shrub care

810-338-6531 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jeff Thierbach – ISA Board Certified Master Arborist -#MI 0288B, ISA Certified Arborist Utility Specialist, Texas Chapter (ISA) - Oak Wilt Qualified #178, TCIA Certified Tree Care Safety Professional - #560, TCIA Plant Health Care Technician, ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist - #491, ACRT Certified Line Clearance Arborist, MIOSHA – Construction & Safety Level I Certified, State of Michigan Certified Pesticide Applicator, CPR/First Aid AED Card Holder, TCIA Electrical Hazard Awareness Trained (EHAP)

TCIA Approved Instructor for: EHAP, Tree Care Apprentice, Chipper Operations Specialist, Ground Operations Specialist, Tree Care Safety Specialist, Aerial Rescue Specialist, Aerial Lift Specialist, Plant Health Care Technician, Chainsaw Specialist, Tree Care Climber Specialist and Tree Care Specialist.

Dawn Thierbach - ISA Certified Arborist -#MI 3933A, TCIA Certified Tree Care Safety Professional - #883,TCIA Plant Health Care Technician, ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist  -#579, A.A.S., Texas Chapter (ISA) - Oak Wilt Qualified #152, Landscape Horticulture from Oakland Community College, TCIA – Tree Care Industry Association - Regional Outreach Coordinator – Great Lakes.






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