Has another season gone by where you are still not satisfied with your lawn?Everyone knows that all normal lawn programs kick off in the spring; however, if you have a chronically under-performing lawn, or experienced some type of damage over the summer, just waiting until spring to start the process over again is a recipe [...]
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Northeast Horticultural Services Chosen to Manage Organic Vegetation Control Stacey (left) stands with Oxford resident, Jennifer Giustra Kozek and Wayne Watt, Director of Public Works Stratford, CT, August 3, 2018 – Northeast Horticultural Services has been hired to manage a non-toxic, organic program to control vegetation in the Town of Oxford, Connecticut. The [...]
Good Bugs & Bad Bugs: Integrating Pest Management Into Property Care In our job, we encounter many insects, some are good guys and some are bad guys. Recently, bad guys have started to infiltrate our northern climates due to fluctuating weather and warmer winters. Over the last five years, the Southern Pine Beetle has [...]
Getting to the Root of the Problem: Airspade Technology As arborists and horticulturalists, it is our job to take care of trees, from the time of planting, all the way to ultimate removal. However, sometimes things can go wrong where we can’t see them; in the roots. Things like improper care at the nursery, construction damage, [...]
Northeast Horticultural Services Joins Mayor Ganim and Read School to Recognize Arbor Day with a Tree Planting Ceremony
Northeast Horticultural Services honored Arbor Day, April 27, 2018 by planting a ceremonial tree at the Read School in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Joined by Mayor Ganim, Principal Smith, teachers, staff and the National Junior Honor Society students from Read School, the team at Northeast Horticultural Services presented an Eastern Redbud for a tree planting ceremony [...]
Sustainability is a buzz word talked about all the time. When you try to define it the outcome becomes a very complicated and burdensome effort that dramatically effects our daily lives. To be truly sustainable urban American would have to reconfigure itself completely. A better way is to rethink the outcome of true sustainability [...]
NOFA Soil Biology Organic Lawn Program We are very excited to roll out our new NOFA inspired, Soil Biology Organic Lawn Program! Traditional Organic lawn programs are far better than harsh conventional programs, but they often fall short of clients' expectations. Instead of just swapping out conventional pesticides and fertilizers with organic alternatives, this [...]
These Nor'easters have made for a crazy few days for us with no short supply of damaged and fallen trees. Although breakage during storms is an unfortunate fact of life for trees, there are still preventative measures we can take, as Arborists, to reduce the chance of this happening to the trees on your [...]
Northeast Horticultural Services was happy to welcome members of the Tree Care Industry Association as they hosted the Chipper Specialist Training class at their facility in Stratford, Connecticut. Accidents involving brush chippers are a significant concern for tree care and landscape employers and tree care workers who operate the equipment. The Arborist Safety Training [...]
Butterfly Garden and Bug Hotel Receives Award for Excellence Stacey Marcell, owner of Northeast Horticultural Services, graciously accepting the award from Mundy Wilson Piper, TCIA Board Member and owner of Chipper’s, Inc of Woodstock, Vermont. February 2018 – Northeast Horticultural Services is proud to announce it has been honored with a Professional [...]