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How to Have Healthy Trees for Life: Structural Pruning

What’s our secret to having healthy trees for life? Structural Pruning while they are young! There are many reasons to prune trees.  We prune to reduce hazards, improve tree health, improve our views, to clear branches off structures and to prune for shape and aesthetic reasons.  One of the most important but often overlooked [...]

How to Have Healthy Trees for Life: Structural Pruning2020-03-04T23:38:25+00:00

Why NOFA Organic Accreditation is Important

Why it's Important: NOFA Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care As a member of Northeast Horticultural, I’m proud to be a part of an organization that understands and represents the importance of organics in a time of advancements in the field. One way that we strive to meet organic standards in the landscape industry [...]

Why NOFA Organic Accreditation is Important2020-01-21T21:49:23+00:00

Planting Trees to Celebrate 100 Years of Arborist Law

Northeast Horticultural Services Celebrates the Centennial of the Arborist Law by Joining Statewide Tree Planting Northeast Horticultural Services is proud to assist the Connecticut Tree Protective Association (CTPA) in honoring the Centennial of the Arborist Law by planting a white oak tree in Clinton Park in Bridgeport. As part of a statewide effort spearheaded [...]

Planting Trees to Celebrate 100 Years of Arborist Law2020-03-03T00:32:13+00:00

IPM: The Sustainable Approach to Plant Healthcare

IPM: The Sustainable Approach to Plant Healthcare You may have heard of it, but what does it stand for? IPM, or Integrated Pest Management, is a method for managing pests that combines cultural, biological and chemical control tactics into a single management strategy. So what does that mean? For any of this to make [...]

IPM: The Sustainable Approach to Plant Healthcare2020-01-31T18:54:00+00:00

Fruit Trees: What You Need to Know

Fruit Trees: What You Need to KnowWhat could be better than a tree that provides beauty, a food source for pollinators, and a snack for you!  Fruit trees are a great addition to a landscape for many reasons, but there are several factors you need to consider in order to have a successful fruit tree [...]

Fruit Trees: What You Need to Know2019-05-07T21:17:01+00:00

Transplanting: You CAN Take it With You

Transplanting: You CAN Take it With You When we move we take the contents of our homes with us, but we leave the structure of the house behind.  The same thing can be true for our landscapes! Although we must leave the landscape behind, you can take the plants with you.  Many times, people [...]

Transplanting: You CAN Take it With You2019-02-13T17:49:40+00:00

How to Protect Your Landscape in Winter

The Top 3 Winter Burdens As much as we would like it to not be the case, beautiful landscapes are not “set it and forget it.” They require care and attention throughout the year, especially in winter! Like putting a child down for a nap, if it isn’t done right, they will wake up cranky and [...]

How to Protect Your Landscape in Winter2018-11-27T18:07:15+00:00

Shrubs That Bloom In the Cold: Plant Now Before the Freeze

Enjoy A Pop of Color During the Cold Months: Winter Interest Plantings In New England, it's essential to have a garden that is planned with four seasons in mind. Plants with cold weather interest bring brightly colored berries, blooms and interesting bark to your stark winter landscape. We are able to add these shrubs [...]

Shrubs That Bloom In the Cold: Plant Now Before the Freeze2018-10-23T19:18:47+00:00