Plant Health Care is a holistic program serving an entire property through understanding, balancing and maintaining the shared common resources of trees, shrubs and lawn. The program is designed to preserve the overall health of a landscape by utilizing a combination of the following practices: prevention, monitoring and application of the most earth friendly products …..
Construction Planning /Tree Preservation – Trees are often damaged during construction. If this damage goes unnoticed and remains untreated, two to four years later beautiful established trees seemingly fail overnight. Causes of construction related tree failure include: physical injury to the trunk or crown, cutting of major roots, soil compaction, grade changes (smothering), etc. Consulting …..
Typically as a last resort trees are removed utilizing state of the art equipment and techniques to safely remove even the most difficult trees while protecting the home and property.
Grind unsightly tree stumps to accommodate planting of a replacement tree or add soil and seed to blend with lawn. State of the art stump grinder can handle any size stump and access most areas.
Lightning protection is performed to ANSI A300 standards and necessary to protect any specimen tree from the destructive force of a lightening strike.
Tree fertilizer is a must for preserving the health of client landscapes. Organic blends replenish the nutrients lost by constant removal of leaves and damage caused by soil compaction due to high volume foot traffic and lack of organic matter in the soil.
Alternatives to tree removal include cabling and bracing whereby artificial support is added to weak limbs / crotches usually in combination with pruning to preserve valuable trees.
Air Spade service enables removal of excess soil from the trunk of the tree (root flair excavation) and perform Radial Trenching to alleviate soil compaction (caused by construction, etc.) without causing damage to delicate roots.
Regular tree and shrub inspection is aimed at preserving expensive landscape investments by monitoring the health and vigor of plant life and detecting insect and disease problems before they become serious. Initial inspections will specifically seek to identify decay/dieback, which are generally signs of problems that began years earlier.
With an excessive deer population in the region, Lyme disease is also more prevalent. A tick control program using organic or chemical controls combined with landscape modification can reduce the number of ticks on a property and help homeowners protect their families and pets from the devastating affects of Lyme disease.